February 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Feb 3 "Shanghai Express" directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook and Anna Mae Wong premieres in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 John Hart, newsman (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 2 Robert Mandan, Clever Mo, actor (Chester-Soap, James-3's a Crowd)
  • Feb 3 Peggy Ann Garner, actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Feb 12 Lincoln Kilpatrick, actor (BJ-Leslie Uggams Show), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 13 Susan Oliver, American actress (d. 1990)
  • Feb 14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • Feb 16 Gretchen Wyler, American actress (Silk Stockings), born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • Feb 16 Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
  • Feb 23 Majel Barrett, actress (Christine Chapel-Star Trek), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)
  • Feb 24 John Vernon, Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry)
  • Feb 25 Faron Young, country singer/actor (Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 27 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • Feb 28 Don Francks, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, Canada

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 1 Film director Frank Capra (34) weds secretary Lucille Reyburn

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 15 Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), dies at 66