February 1918 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music Premiere

Feb 14 Harold R. Atteridge & Sigmund Romberg's musical "Sinbad", starring Al Jolson, opens at the Winter Garden Theatre, NYC; runs for 164 performances

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 4 Ida Lupino, British-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Feb 8 Fred Blassie, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
  • Feb 15 Allan Arbus, American commercial photographer, and actor (M*A*S*H - "Dr. Sidney Freeman"; Greaser's Palace; Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in New York City (d. 2013)
  • Feb 19 Fay McKenzie, American actress (The Party; Sierra Sue), and singer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • Feb 22 Don Pardo, American television announcer (Jeopardy, Saturday Night Live), born in Westfield, Massachusetts (d. 2014)
  • Feb 28 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), born in London, England (d. 2011)