Timeline History

Movies History Timeline 1931 - 1940



Year Events Records Inventions Articles Awards Movies Indian Movies Personalities
1931         Frankenstein released. Alam Ara relesed. First talkie movie in India.  
1932              
1933         King Kong released.    
1934       It Happened One Night sweeps the Academy Awards, winning Best Picture, Director, Actor, and Actress.

Best Picture.
  Toofan Mail released. Considered to have laid down the basis of filmi music for years to come. Had a classic title track, considered widely as a timeless hit.  
1935     Technicolor until a three-color system appeared in Becky Sharp.
    Devdas released. The second movie adaptation of a popular Bengali novel, written by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.  
1936         San Francisco released. Achut Kanya released.  
1937         Walt Disney's first full-length animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, hits theaters and becomes an instant classic.    
1938              
1939       Spencer Tracy wins his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar. He won the 1937 Oscar for his role in Captains Courageous and the 1938 award for Boys Town.

Best Actor.
The big-screen adaptation of Gone with the Wind premieres, and will go on to gross $192 million, making it one of the most profitable films of all time. It's also one of the longest films, clocking in at 231 minutes. Pukar released.  
1940         Fantasia released.    
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Movie History Timeline : 1921 - 1930

Movie History Timeline : 1941 - 1950

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