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1924 in film

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The following is an overview of 1924 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top eight 1924 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1924
Rank Title Studio Domestic rentals
1 The Sea Hawk Associated First National Pictures $2,000,000[1]
2 Girl Shy Pathé Exchange $1,550,000[1]
3 Secrets Associated First National Pictures $1,500,000[1]
4 The Thief of Bagdad United Artists $1,490,419[2]
5 Hot Water Pathé Exchange $1,350,000[1]
6 The Iron Horse Fox Film Corporation $942,889[3]
7 He Who Gets Slapped Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $493,000[4]
8 Beau Brummel Warner Bros. Pictures $453,000[5]
9 His Hour Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $418,000[4]
10 The Dixie Handicap $311,000[4]

Events

Notable films released in 1924

For the complete list of US film releases for the year, see United States films of 1924

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Short film series

Animated short film series

  • Koko the Clown (1919–1934)
  • Felix the Cat (1919–1936)
  • Alice Comedies (1923–1927)
    • Alice's Day at Sea
    • Alice's Spooky Adventure
    • Alice's Wild West Show
    • Alice's Fishy Story
    • Alice and the Dog-Catcher
    • Alice the Peacemaker
    • Alice Gets in Dutch
    • Alice Hunting in Africa
    • Alice and the Three Bears
    • Alice the Piper

Births

Deaths

  • April 16 – Amleto Novelli, Italian stage and screen actor (born in 1885)
  • April 21 – Eleonora Duse, Italian veteran stage actress, who made one film in 1916 (born in 1858)
  • August 9 – L. Rogers Lytton, American stage and screen actor (born in 1867)
  • September 23 – Ben Deeley, film actor married to Barbara La Marr (born in 1878)
  • October 12 – Kate Lester, English veteran stage and film actress (born in 1857)
  • November 19 – Thomas Ince, American actor and pioneer film producer (born in 1882)

Film debuts

References

  1. ^ a b c d "The All Time Best Sellers". International Motion Picture Almanac 1937–38. Quigley Publishing Company. p. 942. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  2. ^ The Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1935: A History and Filmography, Aubrey Solomon, p 61
  3. ^ Box Office Information for The Iron Horse
  4. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  5. ^ Glancy, H Mark (1995). "Warner Bros Film Grosses, 1921–51: the William Schaefer ledger". Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television. 15.
  6. ^ Taves, Brian. (2012). Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Producer. The University Press of Kentucky. pp. 1–13. ISBN 978-0-8131-3423-9. Retrieved 10 January 2016.
  7. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. Pg. 273. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  8. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  9. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. Pg. 274. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  10. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  11. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Pg. 277. Midnight Marquee Press. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  12. ^ "Sampaguita (1924)". imdb.com.
  13. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. Pg. 280. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  14. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. Pg. 280. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
  15. ^ Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). "Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era". Midnight Marquee Press. Pg. 278. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
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