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1874 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 7 1st cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol, by Thomas Nast

Actors and Actresses Born in 1874

  • Jan 6 Fred Niblo, American film actor, director, and producer (Ben-Hur, The Mark of Zorro), born in York, Nebraska (d. 1948)
  • Feb 9 Vsevolod Meyerhold [Karl Kasimir Theodor], Russian theatrical director and actor (Houligan), born in Penza Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1940)
  • Feb 28 Soledad JimĂ©nez, Spanish actress (Kid Galahad, The Phantom of the Range), born in Santander, Spain (d. 1966)
  • Mar 5 Henry Travers [Travers John Heagerty], British actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra), born in Prudhoe, Northumberland, England (d. 1965)
  • Mar 14 Mary Carr, American actress (Forbidden Trail, Pack Up Your Troubles), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)

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