On This Day in Film & TV for February 1

Events in Film & TV

  • 1887 Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)
  • 1893 Thomas Edison completes worlds 1st movie studio at West Orange, New Jersey
  • 1923 Noël Coward's stage comedy "The Young Idea" premieres at the Savoy Theatre, London; runs for 60 performances
  • 1929 "The Broadway Melody" directed by Harry Beaumont and starring Bessie Love is released. 1st film with sound to win an Oscar (Outstanding Picture 1930)
  • 1940 NBC performs the first inter-city television broadcast from its station in New York City to another in Schenectady, New York by General Electric relay antennas.
  • 1953 "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Ronald Reagan later hosts
  • 1953 "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television
  • 1953 WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
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