Events in Film & Television in 1907

  • May 22 Plaza Cinema opens in Ottawa, Kansas, the world's oldest purpose-built movie theatre [1]

Film & TV History

Aug 26 Harry Houdini escapes from chains underwater in 57 seconds, at Aquatic Park in San Francisco, California

Film & TV History

Nov 28 In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater

Music Premiere

Dec 3 George M. Cohan's musical "Talk of the Town" premieres in NYC