1915 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Feb 8 "The Birth of a Nation" the first 12-reel film in America, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Lillian Gish and Mae Marsh, opens at Clune's Auditorium in Los Angeles
  • Oct 9 Louis Kaufmans comedy "Unchastened Woman" premieres in New York City

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Sep 23 Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (33) divorces first wife Blanche Lasky after 5 years of marriage

Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1915

  • Aug 26 John Bunny American film comedian, dies at 51