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1919 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 12 George Bernard Shaw's comedy play "Augustus Does His Bit" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 16 Frank Wedekind's play "Elius Erweckung" premieres in Hamburg
  • Jun 17 "Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres
  • Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune
  • Sep 1 Frank Wedekind's play "Herakles" premieres in Munich
  • Dec 1 AA Milne's comedy play "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester

Weddings in Film & TV

Divorces in Film & TV


Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1919

  • Feb 16 Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893)