1929 in film

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The following is an overview of 1929 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.wikipedia
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Silent film

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The days of the silent film are numbered.
The art of motion pictures grew into full maturity in the "silent era" (1894 in film – 1929 in film).

List of American films of 1929

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The following is a list of American films released in 1929.

Academy Award for Best Actor

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Best Actor: Warner Baxter – In Old Arizona

Academy Award for Best Actress

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Best Actress: Mary Pickford – Coquette

Academy Award for Best Director

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Best Director: Frank Lloyd – The Divine Lady

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Best Picture: The Broadway Melody (MGM)

List of French films of 1929

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An Andalusian Dog (Un chien andalou), a short film by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí – (France) Finis Terræ, directed by Jean Epstein – (France)
A list of films produced in France in 1929:

List of Soviet films of 1929

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Arsenal (a.k.a. January Uprising in Kiev in 1918) – (U.S.S.R.)
A list of films produced in the Soviet Union in 1929 (see 1929 in film).

The Clue of the New Pin (1929 film)

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The Clue of the New Pin – (Britain)
The Clue of the New Pin is a 1929 British crime film directed by Arthur Maude and starring Benita Hume, Kim Peacock, and Donald Calthrop.

Devil-May-Care

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Devil-May-Care, starring Ramón Novarro – a musical romance with Technicolor sequences
Devil-May-Care is a 1929 American Pre-Code musical film directed by Sidney Franklin with a Technicolor sequence of the Albertina Rasch Dancers.

Hallelujah (film)

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August 20 – Hallelujah! is the first Hollywood film to contain an entire black cast.
Hallelujah is a 1929 American Pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical directed by King Vidor, and starring Daniel L. Haynes and Nina Mae McKinney.

His Glorious Night

His Glorious Night, directed by Lionel Barrymore, starring John Gilbert – Gilbert's first talkie, known as the film that destroyed his career
His Glorious Night is a 1929 Pre-Code American romance film directed by Lionel Barrymore and starring John Gilbert in his first released talkie.

Matt Moore (actor)

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Coquette, Directed by Sam Taylor, starring Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore
He played the role as Stanley "Stan" Wentworth in Coquette (1929) opposite Mary Pickford and Johnny Mack Brown.

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Best Picture, Actress and Director went to 1930 films.
Screen Songs (1929–1938)

Part-talkie

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Fancy Baggage, a part-talkie from Warner Brothers Pictures starring Audrey Ferris and Myrna Loy
The first film version of Thornton Wilder's The Bridge of San Luis Rey, also released in 1929, had a few minutes of sound tacked onto what was basically a silent picture.

Thunder (film)

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Thunder, directed by William Nigh, starring Lon Chaney, Sr. and Phyllis Haver
Thunder is a 1929 American silent melodrama film starring Lon Chaney and directed by William Nigh.

Gilbert Roland

New York Nights, starring Norma Talmadge and Gilbert Roland
New York Nights (1929) as Fred Deverne

Coquette (film)

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Best Actress: Mary Pickford – Coquette Coquette, Directed by Sam Taylor, starring Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore
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Finis Terræ

Finis Terræ, directed by Jean Epstein – (France)
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List of British films of 1929

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The Clue of the New Pin – (Britain) After the Verdict, directed by Henrik Galeen, starring Olga Tschechowa and Warwick Ward – (GB) The Informer, directed by Arthur Robison, starring Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson – (GB)
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List of Czech films of the 1920s

Czechoslovakia
Father Vojtech (Páter Vojtěch), directed by Martin Frič – (Czechoslovakia)

Wild Orchids (film)

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Wild Orchids, starring Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone and Nils Asther
It was one of the top grossing films of the year.

Lya De Putti

The Informer, directed by Arthur Robison, starring Lya De Putti, Lars Hanson – (GB)
All About Love (1929)

List of Swedish films before 1930

Sweden
Den starkaste, directed by Alf Sjöberg – (Sweden)