November 1948 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 WJZ TV channel 13 in Baltimore, MD (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Nov 4 American humorist Will Rogers commemorated by US Postage Service on 3-cent stamp

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  • Nov 24 WAVE TV channel 3 in Louisville, Kentucky (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 24 "Bicycle Thieves", Italian film directed by Vittorio De Sica, starring himself and Cesare Zavattini, is released (Honorary Academy Award 1950)
  • Nov 25 KING TV channel 5 in Seattle, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 29 "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC
  • Nov 29 KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 Anna Stuart, American Actress (Another World, All My Children)
  • Nov 3 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 3 Tom Shales, TV critic (Washington Post)
  • Nov 10 Mario Viegas, actor (The Jew, Divine Comedy, Funeral of Patrao)
  • Nov 11 Vincent Schiavelli, actor (Playroom, Waiting for the Light)
  • Nov 13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 14 Robert Ginty, American actor (Paper Chase, White Fire), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Samuel E Wright, actor (Enos, Ball Four), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 23 Bruce Vilanch, American comedy writer
  • Nov 25 Storm Field, [Elliot], NY, weatherman (WABC TV, WCBS TV)
  • Nov 26 Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter
  • Nov 28 Agnieszka Holland, actress/director (Europa Europa), born in Warsaw, Poland

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 9 Edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58
  • Nov 23 Stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71
  • Nov 25 Charles D Brown, American actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61