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Year 1849 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 10 1st performance by American actor Edwin Booth (Richard III)

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 21 Maurice Barrymore [Herbert Blythe], Indian-born British actor and patriarch of the Barrymore family, born in Fort Agra, India (d. 1905)
  • Dec 26 Samuel "Sam" van Beem, Flemish actor (Fanfan la Tulipe), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1912)