1948 in Film
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1948 in Film

The year 1948 in film involved some significant events.

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1948 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1948
Rank Title Studio Box-office gross rental
1 The Red Shoes The Rank Organisation/Eagle-Lion Films $5,000,000[1]
2 Red River United Artists $4,506,825[2]
3 The Paleface Paramount Pictures $4,500,000[1]
4 Johnny Belinda Warner Bros. $4,266,000[3]
5 Easter Parade Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $4,144,000[4]
6 The Three Musketeers $4,124,000[4]
7 The Snake Pit
Joan of Arc
20th Century Fox
RKO Radio Pictures
$4,100,000[5]
8 The Emperor Waltz Paramount Pictures $4,000,000[5]
9 Cass Timberlane Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $3,983,000[4]
10 Homecoming $3,699,000[4]

Events

Awards

Top ten money making stars

Notable films released in 1948

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Serials

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Film debuts

References

  1. ^ a b Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 356-357. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.
  2. ^ Andreychuk, Ed (1997). The Golden Corral: A Roundup of Magnificent Western Films. McFarland & Company Inc. pp. 24-25. ISBN 0-7864-0393-4.
  3. ^ Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 29 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  4. ^ a b c d The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  5. ^ a b Finler, Joel Waldo (2003). The Hollywood Story. Wallflower Press. pp. 358-359. ISBN 978-1-903364-66-6.

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