Events in Film & Television in 1925

  • Feb 8 Kaufman & Berlin's musical "cocoanuts" premieres in New York City
  • 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/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Jun 30 Charles Jenkins is granted the U.S. patent for Transmitting Pictures over Wireless (early television)
  • Dec 21 "Battleship Potemkin", Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barksy and Grigori Aleksandrov, premieres in Moscow
  • Dec 28 George and Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes" premieres in New York City