1934 in film

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The following is an overview of 1934 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.wikipedia
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List of Big Five Academy Award winners and nominees

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It Happened One Night became the first film to perform a "clean sweep" of the top five award categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

List of French films of 1934

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Les Misérables (France) Le Roi des Champs-Élysées (France) L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, starring Michel Simon - (France)
A list of films released in France in 1934:

List of British films of 1934

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The Rise of Catherine the Great (GB)
A list of British films released in 1934.

Les Misérables (1934 film)

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Les Misérables (France)
Les Misérables is a 1934 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel of the same name.

Academy Award for Best Actor

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Best Actor: Clark Gable – It Happened One Night

The Tars

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The Tars (Netherlands)
The Tars or De Jantjes is a 1934 Dutch comedy film drama directed by Jaap Speyer.

Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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It Happened One Night became the first film to perform a "clean sweep" of the top five award categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

Academy Award for Best Actress

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Best Actress: Claudette Colbert – It Happened One Night

Academy Award for Best Director

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Best Director: Frank Capra – It Happened One Night

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Best Picture: It Happened One Night – Columbia Pictures

Whirlpool (1934 film)

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Whirlpool (1934) is a drama film directed by Roy William Neill, starring Jack Holt and Jean Arthur.

The Man from Utah

The Man from Utah
The Man from Utah is a 1934 Pre-Code Western movie starring John Wayne, Polly Ann Young and the stuntman/actor Yakima Canutt.

The Cat's-Paw

The Cat's-Paw
The Cat’s-Paw (1934) is a comedy film starring Harold Lloyd and directed by Sam Taylor.

The Girl from Missouri

The Girl from Missouri
The Girl from Missouri (originally called Born to Be Kissed) is a 1934 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Jean Harlow and Franchot Tone.

List of Italian films of 1934

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A list of films produced in Italy in 1934 (see 1934 in film):

Le Roi des Champs-Élysées

Le Roi des Champs-Élysées (France)
Le Roi des Champs-Élysées is a 1934 French comedy starring Buster Keaton.

The Big Road

The Big Road (Dalu), directed by Sun Yu - (China)
The Big Road, also known as The Highway, is a 1934 Chinese film directed by Sun Yu and starring Jin Yan and Li Lili.

List of Soviet films of 1934

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Chapayev - winner of National Board of Review "Best Foreign Film" Award in 1935 - (U.S.S.R.)
A list of films produced in the Soviet Union in 1934 (see 1934 in film).

7th Academy Awards

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It Happened One Night, directed by Frank Capra, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert - winner of 5 Academy Awards
The 7th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1934, was held on February 27, 1935, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Jean Vigo

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L'Atalante, directed by Jean Vigo, starring Michel Simon - (France)
Vigo is noted for two films that affected the future development of both French and world cinema: Zero for Conduct (1933) and L'Atalante (1934).

List of Czech films of the 1930s

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Don't Make Grandpa Angry (Nezlobte dědečka) - (Czechoslovakia) Workers, Let's Go (Hej rup!), directed by Martin Frič - (Czechoslovakia)

Workers, Let's Go

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Workers, Let's Go (Hej rup!), directed by Martin Frič - (Czechoslovakia)
Workers, Let's Go (Hej rup!) is a 1934 Czechoslovak adventure film comedy directed by Martin Fric.

Maureen O'Sullivan

Tarzan and His Mate, starring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan
She was featured with William Powell and Myrna Loy in The Thin Man (1934) and played Kitty in Anna Karenina (1935) with Greta Garbo, Fredric March, and Basil Rathbone.