March 1936 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 5 8th Academy Awards: "Mutiny on the Bounty", Victor McLaglen & Bette Davis wins

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 22 "The Great Ziegfeld" directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring William Powell and Luise Rainer premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1937

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Henny Boskamp, [Hoelscher], actor (Troeleke)
  • Mar 5 Dean Stockwell, California, actor (Werewolf of Washington, Blue Velvet)
  • Mar 8 Sue Ane Langdon, actress (Bachelor Father, Arnie), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Mar 9 Marty Ingels, American comedian (I'm Dickens He's Fenster), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • Mar 9 [Aino] Elina Salo, Sipoo Finland, actress (Hamlet Goes Business)
  • Mar 10 Juda Bar-Norwegian, Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)
  • Mar 12 Lloyd Dobbins, newscaster (NBC News Overnight), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Mar 19 Ursula Andress, Berne Switzerland, actress (She, Sensuous Nurse)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 20 Vaughn Meader, American comedian and musician, born in Waterville, Maine (d. 2004)

Comedian and Musician Vaughn Meader
Comedian and Musician
Vaughn Meader
  • Mar 27 Jerry Lacy, actor (Play it Again Sam), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Mar 31 Dokumamushi Sandayu, Japanese actor

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 2 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) divorces Linda Arvidson (50) after 30 years of marriage

Film director D. W. Griffith
Film director
D. W. Griffith

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 18 Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist, actor and writer (Kleine Portratgalerie, Der Partylowe), commits suicide to avoid arrest by the Gestapo at 58
  • Mar 19 John Larkin IV, actor/writer (Charlie Chan in Panama), dies at 63