1929 in Film
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1929 in Film

In the year of 1929, there are many significant films.

Events

The days of the silent film are numbered. A mad scramble to provide synchronized sound is on.

Top-grossing films

Rank Title Gross[2]
1. Gold Diggers of Broadway $5,250,000
2. Sunny Side Up $3,200,000
3. The Cock-Eyed World $2,600,000
4. Welcome Danger $2,100,000
5. The Desert Song $2,000,000
6. Rio Rita $1,900,000
7. The Cocoanuts $1,800,000
8. In Old Arizona $1,500,000
9. The Love Parade $1,500,000
10. Why Bring That Up? $1,400,000

Academy Awards

Note: Prior to 1933, awards were not based on calendar years, which is how there are 2 'Best Actor' awards for 1929 films.

Notable films released in 1929

U.S.A. unless stated otherwise.

Serials

Short film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

Lobby card of Berth Marks.

References

  1. ^ Sexton, Jamie. "Drifters (1929)". screenonline. BFI. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ Grosses for first ten films from the article entitled "Biggest Money Pictures" in Variety Magazine, June 21, 1932, page 1.

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