Events in Film & TV on November 26

  • 1922 1st successful Technicolor movie (The Toll of the Sea), premieres at the Rialto Theatre in NYC
  • 1928 Philip Barry's play "Holiday" premieres in New York City

Film Premiere

1942 "Casablanca" directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman premieres at Hollywood Theater, NYC (Academy Awards Best Picture 1943)

Film Release

1943 Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie "Girl Crazy" released

Film Release

1945 "Brief Encounter", based on Noël Coward's one-act play "Still Life", directed by David Lean and starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is released

  • 1953 KBOI (now KBCI) TV channel 2 in Boise, ID (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WJHL TV channel 11 in Johnson City, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 TV game show "The Price Is Right", hosted by Bill Cullen, debuts on NBC
  • 1957 WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 Bomb explosion at the Film Centre Cinema, in O’Connell Bridge House in Dublin, Ireland

Music Single

1976 Ringo Starr releases single "Hey Baby"

  • 1977 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.

Film & TV History

2013 Due to a street tirade captured on video, Alec Baldwin's show "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" is cancelled after only five episodes

Film Premiere

2018 DC superhero film "Aquaman" directed by James Wan starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard premieres in London