On This Day

November 13, 1939 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Film & TV

  • George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42
  • Lois Weber, American film director who became the first American woman to direct a full feature-length film (The Merchant of Venice) and the first to own her own studio, dies of a stomach ulcer at 60
1939 in Film & TV