Events in Film & Television in May 1946

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May 2 "The Postman Always Rings Twice" film based on the novel by James M. Cain, directed by Tay Garnett and starring Lana Turner and John Garfield is released

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner
  • May 9 1st hour long entertainment TV show, "NBC's Hour Glass" premieres
  • May 16 "Annie Get Your Gun" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1147 performances