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The Brothers Karamazov (1958 film)

The Brothers Karamazov is a 1958 film made by MGM, based on Fyodor Dostoevskys novel The Brothers Karamazov. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Pandro S. Berman. The screenplay was by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Richard Brooks. It was entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival. The brothers are played by Yul Brynner, Richard Basehart and William Shatner in his film debut.

                                               

The Vikings (film)

The Vikings is a 1958 epic historical fiction swashbuckling film directed by Richard Fleischer and filmed in Technicolor. It was produced by Jerry Bresler and stars Kirk Douglas. It is based on the 1951 novel The Viking by Edison Marshall, which in turn is based on material from the sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok and his sons. Other starring roles were taken by then husband-and-wife Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh as well as Ernest Borgnine. The film made notable use of natural locations in Norway. It was mostly filmed in Maurangerfjorden and Maurangsnes, captured on film by cinematographer Jack Card ...

                                               

Dracula (1958 film)

Dracula is a 1958 British supernatural horror film directed by Terence Fisher and written by Jimmy Sangster based on Bram Stokers novel of the same name. The first in the series of Hammer Horror films starring Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, the film also features Peter Cushing as Doctor Van Helsing, along with Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling, Carol Marsh, and John Van Eyssen. In the United States the film was released as a double feature with the Universal Pictures film The Thing That Couldnt Die, and was retitled Horror of Dracula to avoid confusion with the US original by Universal, ...

                                               

Rickshaw Man

Rickshaw Man, also released as Muhomatsu, the Rickshaw Man or The Rikisha-Man, is a 1958 color Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Inagaki. Set in the 1900s, it tells the story of Muhōmatsu, a rickshaw man played by Toshiro Mifune, who becomes a surrogate father to the child of a recently widowed woman played by Hideko Takamine. The film is a remake of a 1943 film of the same name.

                                               

The Idiot (1958 film)

Nikita Podgorny as Ganya Ivolgin Yuliya Borisova as Nastasia Philippovna Yuri Yakovlev as Prince Myshkin Sergey Martinson as Lebedev Vera Pashennaya as Generals wife

                                               

The Captain's Daughter (1958 film)

The film tells about the nobleman Grinyov, going to military service in the fortress, where he falls in love with the commanders daughter, Maria, and fights for her in a duel. After that, Pugachev organizes an uprising, conquers the fortress and executes Marias parents, but he gives Grinev the freedom. Soon he learns that Pugachevs accomplice forces Maria to marry him.

1958 in film
                                     

ⓘ 1958 in film

  • October – Universal Pictures sells the Universal lot to Music Corporation of America for $11.25 million and leases it back for $1 million a year.
  • February 27 – Harry Cohn, the remaining founder of Columbia Pictures and one of the last remaining Hollywood movie moguls, dies.
  • February 16 – In the Money by William Beaudine is released. It would be the last installment of The Bowery Boys series which began in 1946.
  • November 15 – During production of Solomon and Sheba in Madrid, Spain, actor Tyrone Power dies of a massive heart attack. The production of the film was halted and was later finished in late 1959. Power, who was playing the role of King Solomon, was replaced in the film by Yul Brynner.
  • May 15 – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer releases Gigi, one of the last classic MGM musicals. Directed by Vincente Minnelli, produced by Arthur Freed, and written by Alan Jay Lerner, the film is released to considerable critical and commercial success and would become the highest-grossing musical ever made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, until Thats Entertainment! in 1974.
  • December 16 – MCA Inc. acquires the Universal Pictures studio lot for $11 million. It would later acquire the studio.
  • May 17 – Joseph E. Levine presents a picture on his own for the first time with 1954s Attila in an all-out exploitation saturation booking in the United States earning rentals of $2 million.
  • April 22 – Sol C. Siegel becomes head of studio operations at MGM.
  • August 31 – Carry on Sergeant, the first film in the popular British Carry On series, opens.
  • January 29 – Ascenseur pour lechafaud is an early example of the French New Wave. Le Beau Serge is credited as the first French New Wave feature.
  • The second installment of Sergei Eisensteins Ivan the Terrible is officially released, having previously been shelved for political reasons. It would be the last of Eisensteins Ivan the Terrible trilogy as the director died during production on Part III.
  • April – Samuel J. Briskin leaves MGM and rejoins Columbia Pictures later becoming Vice President and General Manager of the studio.
                                     

1.1. Notable films released in 1958 A

  • Ashes and Diamonds Popiol i diament, directed by Andrzej Wajda, starring Zbigniew Cybulski – Poland
  • Ambush at Cimarron Pass, starring Scott Brady and Clint Eastwood
  • Another Time, Another Place, starring Lana Turner and Sean Connery – Britain
  • Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu, starring N. T. Rama Rao – India
  • Apache Territory, starring Rory Calhoun
  • Arms and the Man Helden – West Germany
  • Auntie Mame, starring Rosalind Russell, Coral Browne, Forrest Tucker, Roger Smith, Peggy Cass
  • Amar Deep, remake of Amara Deepam, starring Dev Anand, Vyjayanthimala and Padmini – India
  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, starring Allison Hayes
  • And Quiet Flows the Don Tikhiy Don – U.S.S.R.
  • Andy Hardy Comes Home, starring Mickey Rooney
  • Ash Wednesday Miercoles de ceniza, starring Maria Felix and Arturo de Cordova – Mexico
                                     

1.2. Notable films released in 1958 B

  • The Blob, starring Steve McQueen
  • Big Deal on Madonna Street I soliti ignoti, starring Vittorio Gassman, Claudia Cardinale, Marcello Mastroianni – Italy
  • The Bonnie Parker Story, starring Dorothy Provine
  • Brink of Life Nara livet, directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Eva Dahlbeck and Ingrid Thulin – Sweden
  • Bonjour Tristesse, directed by Otto Preminger, starring David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Jean Seberg
  • The Ballad of Narayama Bushiko – Japan
  • The Bravados, starring Gregory Peck and Joan Collins
  • The Barbarian and the Geisha, starring John Wayne and Eiko Ando
  • The Buccaneer, directed by Anthony Quinn, starring Yul Brynner and Claire Bloom
  • Le Beau Serge Handsome Serge, directed by Claude Chabrol – France
  • The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, starring Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Lee J. Cobb, Claire Bloom
  • Bell, Book and Candle, starring James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs
  • Buchanan Rides Alone, directed by Budd Boetticher, starring Randolph Scott and Craig Stevens
  • The Big Country, directed by William Wyler, starring Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Chuck Connors
  • The Black Orchid, starring Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn
                                     

1.3. Notable films released in 1958 C

  • The Colossus of New York, starring Ross Martin and Mala Powers
  • Cry Terror!, starring James Mason, Inger Stevens, Rod Steiger, Angie Dickinson
  • Chase a Crooked Shadow, starring Richard Todd and Anne Baxter – Britain
  • Carve Her Name with Pride, starring Virginia McKenna and Paul Scofield – Britain
  • The Cry Baby Killer, directed by Roger Corman, featuring Jack Nicholson in his film debut
  • A Certain Smile, starring Rossano Brazzi and Joan Fontaine
  • Cairo Station Bab el Hadid, directed by Youssef Chahine – Egypt
  • China Doll, starring Victor Mature
  • The Castle of the Monsters El Castillo de los Monstruos – Mexico
  • Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi That which runs is a car, starring Ashok Kumar and Madhubala – India
  • Carry On Sergeant, the first in the Carry On film series, directed by Gerald Thomas, starring William Hartnell, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor – Britain
  • The Crawling Eye The Trollenberg Terror, directed by Quentin Lawrence, starring Forrest Tucker and Janet Munro – Britain
  • Cowboy, starring Glenn Ford and Jack Lemmon
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Richard Brooks, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson, Judith Anderson


                                     

1.4. Notable films released in 1958 D

  • The Deep Six, starring Alan Ladd, Dianne Foster, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
  • The Defiant Ones, directed by Stanley Kramer, starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier
  • Damn Yankees, directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen, starring Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston
  • Darbys Rangers, directed by William Wellman, starring James Garner
  • Desire Under the Elms, starring Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives
  • Desire Touha – Czechoslovakia
  • The Doctors Dilemma, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Dirk Bogarde Britain
  • Dunkirk, starring John Mills and Richard Attenborough – Britain
  • Dracula, starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing – Britain
                                     

1.5. Notable films released in 1958 E

  • Elevator to the Gallows Ascenseur pour lechafaud, directed by Louis Malle, starring Jeanne Moreau – France
  • Endless Desire Hateshinaki yokubo, directed by Shōhei Imamura – Japan
  • Edes Anna, directed by Zoltan Fabri – Hungary
  • Equinox Flower Higanbana, directed by Yasujirō Ozu – Japan
  • Enchanted Island, starring Jane Powell
                                     

1.6. Notable films released in 1958 F

  • The Fly, starring Vincent Price
  • Fort Massacre, starring Joel McCrea
  • The Fabulous World of Jules Verne aka Vynalez zkazy – Czechoslovakia
  • From Hell to Texas, starring Don Murray, Diane Varsi, Dennis Hopper
  • Flood Tide, starring George Nader and Cornell Borchers
  • From the Earth to the Moon, starring Joseph Cotten
  • A Flower in Hell Jiokhwa – South Korea
  • Fanfare – Netherlands
                                     

1.7. Notable films released in 1958 G

  • Gods Little Acre, directed by Anthony Mann, starring Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Fay Spain, Tina Louise
  • The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, starring Lauren Bacall and Robert Stack
  • Girl on the Run, starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
  • Giants and Toys Kyojin to gangu – Japan
  • The Geisha Boy, starring Jerry Lewis
  • Gigi, directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier
  • The Goddess, starring Kim Stanley
  • Gunmans Walk, starring Van Heflin, Tab Hunter, Kathryn Grant
  • Goha, starring Omar Sharif – France/Tunisia
                                     

1.8. Notable films released in 1958 H

  • The Hidden Fortress Kakushi toride no san akunin, directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune – Japan
  • Houseboat, starring Cary Grant and Sophia Loren
  • The Horses Mouth, starring Alec Guinness – Britain
  • The H-Man, directed by Ishirō Honda – Japan
  • Hercules Le fatiche di Ercole, starring Steve Reeves – Italy
  • Harry Black, starring Stewart Granger and Barbara Rush – UK/US
  • The Hunters, starring Robert Mitchum
  • H8 – Yugoslavia
  • High School Confidential, starring Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, Mamie Van Doren
                                     

1.9. Notable films released in 1958 I

  • The Idiot – USSR
  • Iron Flower Vasvirag – Hungary
  • The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, directed by Mark Robson, starring Ingrid Bergman, Curd Jurgens, Robert Donat
  • Indiscreet, starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman – Britain
  • I Want to Live!, starring Susan Hayward winner of Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress
  • Ice Cold in Alex, directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring John Mills and Sylvia Syms – Britain
  • In Case of Adversity En Cas de Malheur, starring Jean Gabin and Brigitte Bardot – France
  • Imitation General, directed by George Marshall, starring Glenn Ford, Red Buttons, Taina Elg
  • I Was Montys Double, starring M. E. Clifton James and John Mills – Britain
  • I Accuse!, directed by and starring Jose Ferrer – Britain
  • It! The Terror from Beyond Space, directed by Edward L. Cahn, starring Marshall Thompson, Paul Langton and Ray Corrigan as the monster of the title
  • Ivan the Terrible, Part Two Ivan Grozniy, directed by Sergei Eisenstein, starring Nikolay Cherkasov – U.S.S.R.
  • Intent to Kill, starring Richard Todd, Betsy Drake, Herbert Lom
  • It Happened in Broad Daylight Es geschah am hellichten Tag – West Germany
  • In the Money, starring the Bowery Boys


                                     

1.10. Notable films released in 1958 J–K

  • The Key, starring William Holden and Sophia Loren, based on Jan de Hartog novel – Britain
  • Jalsaghar The Music Room, directed by Satyajit Ray – India
  • King Creole, directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Elvis Presley, Dean Jagger, Vic Morrow, Walter Matthau
  • Kala Pani Life Sentence, starring Dev Anand and Madhubala – India
                                     

1.11. Notable films released in 1958 L

  • The Law and Jake Wade, starring Robert Taylor and Richard Widmark
  • The Light in the Forest, starring Fess Parker
  • The Last Hurrah, starring Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Pat OBrien, Basil Rathbone
  • The Law Is the Law La loi, cest la loi, starring Toto and Fernandel – France/Italy
  • The Left Handed Gun, starring Paul Newman
  • Lafayette Escadrille, World War I film starring Tab Hunter, with an early appearance by Clint Eastwood
  • The Lovers Les amants, directed by Louis Malle, starring Jeanne Moreau and Alain Cuny – France
  • The Lovers of Montparnasse Les Amants de Montparnasse, directed by Jacques Becker and Max Ophuls – France
  • The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Orson Welles, Tony Franciosa, Lee Remick
  • The Lineup, starring Eli Wallach
  • Lake of the Dead De dodes tjern – Norway
  • Lonelyhearts, starring Montgomery Clift, Robert Ryan, Myrna Loy, Maureen Stapleton


                                     

1.12. Notable films released in 1958 M

  • Marjorie Morningstar, starring Natalie Wood and Gene Kelly
  • Madhumati, directed by Bimal Roy, starring Vyjayanthimala in triple role and Dilip Kumar – India
  • Maigret Sets a Trap film Maigret tend un piege, starring Jean Gabin – France
  • The Man Inside, starring Jack Palance and Anita Ekberg – Britain
  • A Man of Straw Luomo di paglia, directed by and starring Pietro Germi – Italy
  • Mon Oncle, directed by and starring Jacques Tati – France
  • Me and the Colonel, starring Danny Kaye
  • The Matchmaker, starring Shirley MacLaine
  • Murder by Contract, starring Vince Edwards
  • The Magician Ansiktet, directed by Ingmar Bergman, starring Max von Sydow – Sweden
  • Monster on the Campus, directed by Jack Arnold
  • Les Miserables, starring Jean Gabin – France
  • Machine-Gun Kelly, starring Charles Bronson, Susan Cabot and Morey Amsterdam
  • Merry Andrew, starring Danny Kaye
  • Man of the West, directed by Anthony Mann, starring Gary Cooper, Lee J. Cobb, Jack Lord, Julie London
  • Madchen in Uniform Girls in Uniform, starring Lilli Palmer and Romy Schneider West Germany
                                     

1.13. Notable films released in 1958 N

  • Next to No Time, starring Kenneth More and Betsy Drake – Britain
  • The Naked Maja, starring Ava Gardner and Anthony Franciosa – Italy/France/U.S.
  • A Night to Remember, directed by Roy Baker, starring Kenneth More – Britain
  • The Night Heaven Fell Les Bijoutiers du Clair de Lune, directed by Roger Vadim, starring Brigitte Bardot – France
  • No Time for Sergeants, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, starring Andy Griffith, Myron McCormick, Murray Hamilton, Nick Adams
                                     

1.14. Notable films released in 1958 O

  • Orders to Kill, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring Eddie Albert – Britain
  • The Outlaws Oi paranomoi – Greece
  • The Old Man and the Sea, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, starring Spencer Tracy
  • Onionhead, starring Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Felicia Farr, Joey Bishop
                                     

1.15. Notable films released in 1958 P–Q

  • Paris Holiday, starring Bob Hope and Anita Ekberg
  • Party Girl, starring Cyd Charisse and Robert Taylor
  • The Quiet American, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, starring Audie Murphy and Michael Redgrave
  • A Question of Adultery, directed by Don Chaffey, starring Julie London, Anthony Steel, Basil Sydney, Donald Houston – U.K.
  • The Perfect Furlough, starring Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh
  • The Proud Rebel, starring Alan Ladd and Olivia de Havilland
                                     

1.16. Notable films released in 1958 R

  • The Rickshaw Man Muhomatsu no issho, starring Toshiro Mifune – Japan
  • Run Silent, Run Deep, directed by Robert Wise, starring Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster
  • Ride a Crooked Trail, starring Audie Murphy, Gia Scala, Walter Matthau
  • The Revenge of Frankenstein, starring Peter Cushing – Britain
  • The Reluctant Debutante, starring Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Sandra Dee
  • Rock-A-Bye Baby, starring Jerry Lewis
  • Rally Round the Flag, Boys!, starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Joan Collins
  • Raj Tilak, remake of Vanjikottai Valiban, starring Gemini Ganesan, Vyjayanthimala and Padmini – India
  • Return of the Fly, starring Vincent Price
  • Rosaura at 10 OClock Rosaura a las 10 – Argentina
                                     

1.17. Notable films released in 1958 S

  • Some Came Running, directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine
  • Summer Love, starring John Saxon and Jill St. John
  • Solva Saal Sixteenth Year, starring Dev Anand – India
  • St. Louis Blues, featuring Nat King Cole, Eartha Kitt, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald
  • The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, starring Kerwin Mathews
  • Stakeout on Dope Street, starring Abby Dalton
  • Sing, Boy, Sing, directed by Henry Ephron, starring Tommy Sands
  • St. Peters Umbrella Szent Peter esernyoje – Hungary/Czechoslovakia
  • Screaming Mimi, starring Anita Ekberg
  • South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, starring Mitzi Gaynor, Rossano Brazzi, John Kerr, Ray Walston
  • Stage Struck, starring Henry Fonda and Susan Strasberg
  • Separate Tables, starring Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, Burt Lancaster, David Niven
  • The Sign of Zorro
  • Sadhna, starring Vyjayanthimala and Sunil Dutt – India
  • Saddle the Wind, starring Robert Taylor, Julie London, John Cassavetes
  • The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw, starring Jayne Mansfield and Kenneth More – Britain
  • The Sheepman, starring Glenn Ford and Shirley MacLaine
                                     

1.18. Notable films released in 1958 T

  • Tom Thumb, starring Russ Tamblyn and Terry-Thomas – Britain/US
  • A Tale of Two Cities, starring Dirk Bogarde – Britain
  • Ten North Frederick, starring Gary Cooper and Suzy Parker
  • A Time to Love and a Time to Die, starring John Gavin
  • Tamango, starring Dorothy Dandridge
  • Torpedo Run, starring Glenn Ford and Ernest Borgnine
  • The True Story of Lynn Stuart, starring Betsy Palmer
  • Touch of Evil, directed by and starring Orson Welles, with Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Marlene Dietrich
  • Tread Softly Stranger, starring Diana Dors – Britain
  • Terror in a Texas Town, starring Sterling Hayden
  • The Tunnel of Love, starring Doris Day and Richard Widmark
  • Teachers Pet, starring Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren
  • Twilight for the Gods, starring Rock Hudson and Cyd Charisse
  • Thunder Road, starring Robert Mitchum, Gene Barry, Keely Smith
  • The Tinder Box Das Feuerzeug – East Germany
  • Too Much, Too Soon, starring Dorothy Malone, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Errol Flynn
  • This Happy Feeling, starring Debbie Reynolds, John Saxon, Alexis Smith
  • The Tarnished Angels, starring Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone
                                     

1.19. Notable films released in 1958 U–Z

  • White Wilderness, a Disney nature film
  • Vengeance La venganza, directed by Juan Antonio Bardem, starring Raf Vallone – Spain
  • Vanjikottai Valiban The Youth from Vanji Fort, starring Gemini Ganesan, Vyjayanthimala and Padmini – India
  • Virgin Island, starring John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell and Sidney Poitier UK
  • The Village on the River Dorp aan de rivier – Netherlands
  • Varan the Unbelievable Daikaijū Baran, directed by Ishirō Honda – Japan
  • The Vikings, starring Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
  • Vertigo, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Kim Novak
  • The Young Lions, directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin
  • Underworld Beauty Ankokugai no bijo – Japan
                                     

2. Short film series

  • Terrytoons 1930–1969
  • Looney Tunes 1930–1969
  • Speedy Gonzales 1953–1968
  • Bugs Bunny 1940–1962
  • Merrie Melodies 1931–1969
  • The Three Stooges 1934–1959
  • Yosemite Sam 1945–1963

Ending this year

  • Droopy 1943-1958
  • Tom and Jerry 1940-1958
                                     

3. Births

  • March 10 – Sharon Stone, American actress & producer
  • March 20 – Holly Hunter, American actress
  • February 13 – Pernilla August, Swedish actress
  • March 3 – Miranda Richardson, English actress
  • February 19 – Pierre-Loup Rajot, French actor & director
  • April 3
  • January 4 – Julian Sands, English actor
  • January 26 – Ellen DeGeneres, American actress & comedian
  • March 21 – Gary Oldman, English actor & filmmaker
  • Jaan Rekkor, Estonian actor
  • March 29 – Anu Lamp, Estonian actress
  • Alec Baldwin, American actor
  • April 14 – Peter Capaldi, Scottish actor, writer & director
  • April 29 – Michelle Pfeiffer, American actress
  • April 21 – Andie MacDowell, American actress
  • June 20 – Paul Poom, Estonian actor
  • May 12 – Tony Oliver, Puerto Rican voice actor
  • Angela Bassett, American actress
  • August 16
  • June 22 – Bruce Campbell, American actor & director
  • Madonna, American pop singer & actress
  • July 27 - Vincenzo Nicoli, English-Italian actor
  • August 3 – Lambert Wilson, French actor
  • July 8 – Kevin Bacon, American actor
  • May 29 – Annette Bening, American actress
  • Toby Sedgwick, English actor and theatre director
  • August 24 – Steve Guttenberg, American actor & comedian
  • October 20 – Viggo Mortensen, Danish actor
  • September 16 – Jennifer Tilly, Canadian-American actress
  • November 17 – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, American actress & singer
  • November 22 – Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress
  • August 25 – Tim Burton, American director, producer & screenwriter
  • September 10 – Chris Columbus, American director, producer & screenwriter
  • August 29 – Michael Jackson, American pop singer & actor died 2009
  • November 16 – Marg Helgenberger, American actress
  • September 6 – Michael Winslow, American actor, beatboxer, and comedian
  • October 9 – Michael Pare, American actor
  • November 5 – Robert Patrick, American actor
  • August 18 – Madeleine Stowe, American actress
  • October 16 – Tim Robbins, American actor, screenwriter, producer & director
  • December 31- Bebe Neuwirth, American Actress
  • December 30 – Pedro Costa, Portuguese director
                                     

4. Deaths

  • Art Cohn, 48, American screenwriter, The Set-Up, Ten Thousand Bedrooms
  • February 27 – Harry Cohn, 66, American film executive, co-founder of CBC Sales Association Columbia Pictures, Platinum Blonde, American Madness
  • March 22
  • February 15 – William Berke, 54, American director, Dick Tracy, FBI Girl
  • January 13 – Jesse L. Lasky, 77, American producer, Wings, The Cocoanuts
  • February 13 – Helen Twelvetrees, 49, American actress, A Bedtime Story, Now Ill Tell
  • January 11 – Edna Purviance, 62, American actress, The Kid, A Woman of Paris
  • Mike Todd, 48, American producer, Around the World in 80 Days, This Is Cinerama
  • February 17 – Tala Birell, 50, Romanian actress, Women in the Night, Dangerous Millions
  • April 9 – Sol M. Wurtzel, 67, American producer, Charlie Chan in Rio, Bright Eyes
  • June 9 – Robert Donat, 53, British actor, The 39 Steps, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
  • April 15 – Estelle Taylor, 63, American actress, Cimarron, The Ten Commandments
  • August 18 – Bonar Colleano, 34, British actor, Eight Iron Men, Joe MacBeth
  • October 4 – Ida Wust, 74, German actress, Chamber Music
  • August 21 – Kurt Neumann, 50, German director, The Fly, Mohawk
  • August 27 – Priscilla Lawson, 44, American actress, Flash Gordon, Rose Bowl
  • July 20 – Franklin Pangborn, 69, American actor, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break, The Bank Dick
  • November 15 – Tyrone Power, 44, American actor, Witness for the Prosecution, The Mark of Zorro
  • August 8 – Barbara Bennett, 51, American actress, Black Jack, Syncopation
  • June 6 – Virginia Pearson, 72, American actress, The Phantom of the Opera, The Wizard of Oz
  • December 20 – Elisabeth Risdon, 71, British actress, Florence Nightingale, Five Came Back
  • May 19 – Ronald Colman, 67, British actor, Lost Horizon, Random Harvest
  • December 1 – Boots Mallory, 45, American actress, Sing Nights, Heres Flash Casey
  • August 1 – Albert E. Smith, 83, English director and producer, co-founder of Vitagraph Studios
  • July 11 – Evelyn Varden, 65, American actress, The Night of the Hunter, Ten Thousand Bedrooms
  • December 21 – H. B. Warner, 83, British actor, Lost Horizon, Its a Wonderful Life
  • May 2 – Henry Cornelius, 44, South African director, Genevieve, I Am a Camera
                                     

5. Film debuts

  • Vanessa Redgrave – Behind the Mask
  • Gena Rowlands – The High Cost of Loving
  • Peter Falk – Wind Across the Everglades
  • Suzanne Pleshette – The Geisha Boy
  • Nigel Hawthorne – Carve Her Name with Pride
  • Oliver Reed – The Square Peg
  • Patty Duke – Country Music Holiday
  • Christopher Plummer – Stage Struck
  • John Williams – Daddy-O
  • Jack Nicholson – The Cry Baby Killer
  • Ian Holm – Girls at Sea
  • Claudia Cardinale – Goha
  • Veronica Cartwright – In Love and War
  • Don Rickles – Run Silent, Run Deep
                                     
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