On This Day

Events in Film & Television in 1912

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 12 Helen Hayes Theater (Little Theatre) opens at 240W 44th St, NYC

Actress Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
  • May 8 Film and television production and distribution studio Paramount Pictures is founded
  • May 18 Maurits Binger establishes 2 Dutch movie companies
  • Jul 31 US government prohibits movies and photos of prize fights (censorship)
  • Sep 23 1st Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie released "Cohen Collects a Debt"