On This Day

Events in Film & Television in 1925

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 21 Noël Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • Jun 13 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)

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Jun 26 "The Gold Rush", directed, starring and written by Charlie Chaplin, is released

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jun 30 Charles Jenkins is granted the U.S. patent for Transmitting Pictures over Wireless (early television)
  • Dec 7 Noël Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 21 "Battleship Potemkin", Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barksy and Grigori Aleksandrov, premieres in Moscow