On This Day in Film & TV for July 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1932 "White Zombie" - 1st feature length zombie film directed by Victor Halperin and starring Bela Lugosi is released in the US
  • 1951 Walt Disney releases animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland", featuring Kathryn Beaumont, J. Pat O'Malley, Ed Wynn, and Sterling Holloway and songs by Sammy Fain and Bob Hilliard

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1890 Marie Lohr, Australian actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1975)
  • 1892 Joe E. Brown, American comedian (Buck Circus Hour), born in Holgate, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • 1896 Barbara La Marr [Reatha Watson], American vaudeville and silent film actress (The White Moth), and screenwriter,born in Yakima, Washington (d. 1926)
  • 1897 Emmy Arbous [Emilia J Henke], Dutch actress (Little Rascal), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1954)
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1950 Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico
  • 1957 "Wuthering Heights" actress Merle Oberon (46) weds Italian industrialist Bruno Pagliai; divorce in 1975
  • 1973 "Charlie's Angels" actress Farrah Fawcett (26) weds "The Six Million Dollar Man" actor Lee Majors (34) at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 1982

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