On This Day in Film & TV for March 14

Events in Film & TV

  • 1840 Jose Zorilla's romantic drama "El Zapatero y el Rey" premieres in Madrid
  • 1931 1st theater built for rear movie projection (NYC)
  • 1937 Battle of the Century: Fred Allen & Jack Benny meet on radio during their "feud"
  • 1940 "The Road to Singapore" directed by Victor Schertzinger starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, first of seven such films premieres
  • 1946 American film noir classic "Gilda", starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford, and directed by Charles Vidor, premieres in New York City
  • 1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
  • 1966 British film "Born Free" based on the book "Born Free" by Joy Adamson released starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1906 Film director D. W. Griffith (31) weds Linda Arvidson (21) at Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1943 American movie actress Lana Turner (22) and American actor and restaurateur Steve Crane remarry in Tijuana, Mexico; divorce in 1944
  • 2006 Argentinean actress Andrea Frigerio (44) weds Lucas Boccino in an intimate civil ceremony

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