On This Day in Film & TV for August 25

Events in Film & TV

  • 1950 "Rashomon", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune and Machiko Kyō, is released (Honorary Academy Award 1952)
  • 1955 16th Venice Film Festival: "Ordet" directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer wins Golden Lion
  • 1962 23rd Venice Film Festival: "Family Diary" directed by Valerio Zurlini and "Ivan's Childhood" directed by Andrei Tarkovsky jointly awarded Golden Lion
  • 1968 29th Venice Film Festival: "Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed" directed by Alexander Kluge wins Golden Lion
  • 1971 32nd Venice Film Festival opens
  • 1979 TV series "Hart to Hart" starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers premieres in the US on ABC
  • 1991 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
  • 1992 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1955 "Dracula" actor Bela Lugosi (72) weds Hope Lininger (36)
  • 1968 "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (47) weds actor Roger Barrett (47) at the Community Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2000 "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Patrick Stewart (60) weds film producer Wendy Neuss (39) in Los Angeles

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