Events in Film & Television in 1925

Music Premiere

Jan 7 Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC

Music History

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

  • Jun 13 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)

Discovery of Gold in California

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

  • 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