Events in Film & TV on August 17

  • 1908 Booth Tarkington & Harry Leon Wilson's play "Man from Home" premieres in New York
  • 1908 Projection in Paris of the very first animated cartoon, Fantasmagorie realized by Émile Cohl

Film release premierFilm Premier

1979 Monty Python's "Life of Brian" directed by Terry Jones, starring Graham Chapman & John Cleese premieres

Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin

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1990 "Exorcist 3" film written and directed by William Peter Blatty, premieres

Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty