1943 in Film
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1943 in Film

The year 1943 in film featured various significant events for the film industry.

Events

  • January 3 - first missing persons telecast (NYC)
  • February 20 - American film studio executives agree to allow the Office of War Information to censor films.
  • November 23 - British Forces Broadcasting Service begins operation
  • December 31 - NYC's Times Square greets Frank Sinatra at Paramount Theater

[1]

Top-grossing films (U.S.)[2]

Box office numbers were reported at the time as a percentage compared to 'normal' business at each theater. For example, For Whom the Bell Tolls performed at an extraordinary 254% while Thousands Cheer was a hit at 176%. This is why exact dollar grosses for the period are unreliable at best.

Awards

Top Ten Money Making Stars

1943 film releases

U.S.A.

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Notable films released in 1943

U.S.A. unless stated

A

B

C

D

E-F

G

H

I

J-K

L-M

N

O

P

Q-S

T-V

W-Z

Serials

Comedy film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film Debuts

References

  1. ^ "Historical Events in 1943". www.historyorb.com.
  2. ^ Box Office Digest, March 1944, p. 14

Further reading


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