On This Day in Film & TV for September 25

Events in Film & TV

  • 1886 Comedy opera "Dorothy" first produced in London
  • 1934 John Van Druten's comedy play "The Distaff Side" premieres in NYC
  • 1947 2nd Cannes Film Festival ends with six different awards presented including Best Musical for Vincente Minnelli's" Ziegfeld Follies" and Walt Disney's "Dumbo" Best Animation
  • 1954 WCBD TV channel 2 in Charleston, South Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 18th Venice Film Festival: Influential Indian film "Aparajito" directed by Satyajit Ray is first film to win the Golden Lion and the Critics Award
  • 1959 Hammer horror film "The Mummy" starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing is first released in the UK
  • 1961 KTPS TV channel 62 in Tacoma, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • More Events in Film & TV

Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1940 "Sullivan's Travels" actress Veronica Lake (18) weds American motion picture art director and set designer John S. Detlie (31)
  • 1954 "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock, Switzerland; divorce in 1968
  • 1988 Actor Paul Gross (29) weds actress Martha Burns

More Weddings & Divorces in Film & TV