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1924 In Film

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1924 In Film

List of years in film (table)

The year 1924 in motion picture involved some significant events and films.


  • Events 1
  • Top grossing films (U.S.) 2
  • Notable films released in 1924 3
  • Short film series 4
  • Animated short film series 5
  • Births 6
  • Deaths 7
  • Film debuts 8


Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Gross
1. The Sea Hawk
2. He Who Gets Slapped $349,000
3. Girl Shy
4. A Society Scandal
5. The Humming Bird
6. The Marriage Circle
7. Beau Brummel
8. The Thief of Bagdad
9. Greed $274,827.55
10. Secrets
11. Hot Water

Notable films released in 1924

U.S.A. unless stated

Short film series

Animated short film series

  • Felix the Cat (1919–1936)
  • Koko the Clown (1919–1934)
  • Alice Comedies
    • 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


Day Name Profession Year of death
January 9 Sergei Parajanov director 1990
January 16 Katy Jurado actress 2002
February 19 Lee Marvin actor 1987
April 3 Marlon Brando 2004
April 13 Stanley Donen director
April 20 Nina Foch actress 2008
Leslie Phillips actor
May 1 Dodo Abashidze director 1990
May 2 Theodore Bikel actor 2015
June 25 Sidney Lumet director 2011
July 4 Eva Marie Saint actress
July 21 Don Knotts actor 2006
August 10 Martha Hyer actress 2014
September 16 Lauren Bacall
September 28 Marcello Mastroianni actor 1996
September 30 Truman Capote author 1984
October 25 Billy Barty actor 2000
November 22 Geraldine Page actress 1987
December 2 Vilgot Sjöman director 2006
December 25 Rod Serling screenwriter 1975


Day Name Profession Year of birth
April 21 Eleonora Duse veteran & revered Italian stage actress who made one film in 1916. 1858
August 9 L. Rogers Lytton stage and screen actor 1867
September 23 Ben Deeley film actor married to Barbara La Marr 1878
October 12 Kate Lester veteran stage & film actress, age 67. 1857
November 19 Thomas Ince actor & pioneer film producer 1882

Film debuts

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