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1937 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 11 "The Life of Emile Zola" directed by William Dieterle and starring Paul Muni premieres in New York (Best Picture 1938)
  • Sep 21 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published by George Allen and Unwin in London
  • Dec 21 The first full-length animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", premieres at the Carthay Circle Theatre
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Film & TV Awards in 1937

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Feb 18 Actress Mary Astor (30) weds film editor Manuel del Campo (23) in Yuma, Arizona
  • Mar 2 Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)
  • Jun 26 Canadian-American silent film actress Mary Pickford (45) weds American actor and band leader Charles Rogers (32)

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