August 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 6 1st Venice Film Festival opens
  • Aug 22 BBC begins experimental regular TV broadcasts

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Aug 1 Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (d. 1972)
  • Aug 2 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), (d. 2013)
  • Aug 3 Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter)
  • Aug 6 Anneli Sauli, [Savolainen], actress (Milkmaid)
  • Aug 7 Maria M L "Marijke" Bakker, Dutch actress (Mammaloe-Pipo the Clown)
  • Aug 7 Edward Hardwicke, British actor
  • Aug 17 Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter)
  • Aug 20 Anthony Ainley, British actor (d. 2004)
  • Aug 21 Melvin Van Peebles, American actor and director (Sophisticated Gent), born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 Austro-Hungarian-American theatre and film director Otto Preminger (26) weds Marion Mill

HeartWedding of Interest

Aug 18 Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25)

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Aug 10 Rin Tin Tin, American Hollywood shepherd dog (Clash of the Wolves), dies at 13