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Year 1859 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Dec 5 Dion Boucicault's play "Octaroon" premieres in NYC

Actor and Playwright Dion Boucicault
Actor and Playwright
Dion Boucicault

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 Eleonora Duse, Italian actress (Les Misérables, Thérèse Raquin), born near Vigevano, Italy (d. 1924)