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1925 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 13 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)
  • Jun 26 "The gold rush", directed, starring and written by Charlie Chaplin, is released
  • Jun 30 Charles Jenkins is granted the U.S. patent for Transmitting Pictures over Wireless (early television)
  • Dec 7 Noël Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 21 "Battleship Potemkin", Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barksy and Grigori Aleksandrov, premieres in Moscow

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Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1925

  • Mar 13 Lucille Ricksen [Ingeborg Ericksen], American silent-film actress, dies of tuberculosis 14
  • Apr 28 Louis Bouwmeester, Dutch actor (Shakespeare), dies at 82
  • May 19 Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Symphonie Diagonale) dies at 44
  • Jun 1 Lucien Guitry, French actor (La Dame aux camélias), dies at 64
  • Aug 5 Jennie Lee, American actress (The Birth of a Nation), dies at 76

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