September 1916 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Release

Sep 5 "Intolerance", silent film directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Vera Lewis and Ralph Lewis, is released

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 2 Penny Santon [Pierina Burlando], American actress (Fletch, Roll Out, Matt Houston), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Sep 5 Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2002)

Ed SabolEd Sabol (1916-2015)

Sep 11 American filmmaker (NFL Films), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey

  • Sep 12 Edward Binns, American actor (12 Angry Men; Fail-Safe), brn in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Sep 13 Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (State Fair; Real Life; Betrayal), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1980)
  • Sep 15 Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), born in Karachi, India (d. 1990)
  • Sep 18 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), born in Bolognia, Italy (d. 1994)
  • Sep 25 Tolia Nikiprowetzky, Russian-French composer, ethno-musicologist and broadcaster, born in Feodosia, Crimea, Russian Empire (d. 1997)

Peter FinchPeter Finch (1916-1977)

Sep 28 British-Australian radio, stage, and BAFTA and Academy Award-winning screen actor (Network; The Nun's Story; Raid on Entebbe), born in South Kensington, London, England