Events in Film & TV on August 25

Film Release

1950 "Rashomon", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune and Machiko Kyō, is released (Honorary Academy Award 1952)

  • 1955 16th Venice Film Festival: "Ordet" directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer wins Golden Lion

Venice Film Festival

1962 23rd Venice Film Festival: "Family Diary" directed by Valerio Zurlini and "Ivan's Childhood" directed by Andrei Tarkovsky jointly awarded Golden Lion

  • 1968 29th Venice Film Festival: "Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed" directed by Alexander Kluge wins Golden Lion
  • 1971 32nd Venice Film Festival opens

Television Premiere

1979 TV series "Hart to Hart" starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers premieres in the US on ABC

  • 1991 43rd Emmy Awards: "LA Law", "Cheers", Kirstie Alley & Patricia Wettig win
  • 1992 Jamie Solinger, of Iowa, crowned 10th Miss Teen USA

Emmy Awards

2014 66th Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Meyers broadcast on NBC