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1913 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 25 Home of vaudeville, Palace Theatre, opens (NYC) starring Ed Wynn
  • May 26 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
  • Jun 12 "Dachshund" by Pathe Freres, early animated cartoon, released
  • Dec 16 Charlie Chaplin begins his film career at Keystone for $150 a week
  • Dec 29 1st movie serial "Adventures of Kathlyn" premieres in Chicago

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Nov 17 Film comedian Oliver Hardy (21) marries pianist Madelyn Saloshin in Macon, Georgia; divorce in 1921