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This article is about the film in 1929.

Content Edit

  • 1 Events
  • 2 grossing films
  • 3 Academy Awards
  • 4 List of films
  • 5 Short Films
  • 6 Born
  • 7 Deceased

Events Edit

  • January 20 - In Old Arizona is released. It is the first sound film with a long running time which was not recorded in a studio.
  • May 16 - The first Academy Awards are presented.
  • July 13 - The first color film with sound ( Technicolor ), On With the Show , is released.
  • August 20 - Hallelujah! , the first Hollywood movie with a cast consisting only of black men, is released.

Grossing films Edit

Place Name Studio Proceeds
International US / Canada United Kingdom Australië
1. Gold Diggers of Broadway Warner Bros. Pictures $ 5,000,000 $ 3,500,000
2. Rio Rita RKO Radio Pictures
3. On With the Show Warner Bros. Pictures
4. The Broadway Melody of 1929 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $ 4,370,000 $ 2,808,000
5. In Old Arizona 20th Century Fox
6. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
7. The Mysterious Island Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $ 55,000
8. The Love Parade Paramount Pictures
9. Four Feathers Paramount Pictures
10. Sally First National Pictures

Academy Awards Edit

  • Best Picture : The Broadway Melody ( MGM )
  • Best Actor : Warner Baxter in In Old Arizona
  • Best Actress : Mary Pickford in Coquette

List of films Edit

Short films  Edit

  • Buster Keaton ( one thousand nine hundred seventeen - in 1941 )
  • Our Gang ( one thousand nine hundred twenty-two - one thousand nine hundred and forty-four )
  • Laurel and Hardy ( the 1,926th - in 1940 )

Born Edit

Date Name Occupation
January 3 († 1989 ) Sergio Leone Director
On January 21 Jean Simmons Actress
February 10 († 2004 ) Jerry Goldsmith Composer
April 28 († 1983 ) Carolyn Jones Actress
May 4 († 1993 ) Audrey Hepburn Actress
August 23 Vera Miles Actress
September 2 († 1988 ) Hal Ashby Director
November 12 († 1982 ) Grace Kelly Actress
December 6 Alain Tanner Director
December 9 († 1989 ) John Cassavetes Actor / Director

Deceased  Edit

Date Name Age Occupation
July 2 Gladys Brockwell 35 Actress
October 3 Jeanne Eagels 35 Actress


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