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Year 1841 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 Dion Boucicault's "London Assurance" premieres in London

Actor and Playwright Dion Boucicault
Actor and Playwright
Dion Boucicault

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 23 BenoĆ®t-Constant Coquelin, French actor, born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France (d. 1909)
  • May 11 Ernst von Possart, German actor and theatre director (Bayerische Hoftheater), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1921)
  • May 14 Sir Squire Bancroft [Butterfield], British actor and manager known for creating 'drawing-room comedy' (Haymarket), born in Rotherhithe, London (d. 1926)