Genealogy Projects tagged with movies on the Geni Family Tree

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  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • Cinema Brasileiro/Brazilian Film

    O cinema do Brasil existe como exibição e entretenimento desde julho de 1896, e como realização e expressão desde 1897. Embora nunca tenha chegado a se estruturar plenamente como indústria, o cinema brasileiro, em seus mais de 110 anos de História, teve momentos de grande repercussão internacional, como na época do Cinema Novo, e de...

  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • Sci Fi - Science fiction

    (This is the Master Project for all things Science Fiction related. This is a work in progress. All help solicited and need). Science fiction is difficult to define, as it includes a wide range of subgenres and themes. Author, Mark C. Glassy, argues that the definition of science fiction is like the definition of pornography: you don't know what it is, but you know it when you see it. ( Scien...

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  • The Sound of Music

    The story of the von TRAPP family There are many films made around the world every year. And yet, every one of us can name but a few films that have changed our lives and the way we perceive it. One of these films is the 1965 The Sound of Music , starring Christopher PLUMMER . It is a story of family values and ideals, of love between man and woman, of parents’ love and love towards on...

  • Lincoln (2012 film)

    Lincoln is a 2012 biographical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. It opened for limited release on November 9, 2012 and wide release on November 16, 2012. The film, screenplay by Tony Kushner, is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Lincoln, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln ...

  • Hyde Park on Hudson (film)

    The main characters in the film Hyde Park on Hudson are Margaret "Daisy" Lynch Suckley and Franklin Delano Roosevelt . The two are said to be sixth or "distant" cousins. So who were their common ancestors? Let's find out. Links Hyde Park on Hudson - film , Roosevelt library - genealogy , Wilderstein Archives

  • Movies vs Real Life

    Movies based on real events or people The Sound of Music The Countess Macbeth Shaka Zulu 'She' Zulu Dawn Invictus : Mandela; Pienaar & the Winning of the Rugby World Cup Cry Freedom - on the life of Steve Biko Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  • The Star Trek Universe

    Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. The core of Star Trek is its six television series: The Original Series The Animated Series The Next Generation Deep Space Nine Voyager Enterprise The franchise also includes eleven feature films, dozens of games, hundreds of novels, as well as a themed attraction in Las Vegas (opened...

  • Mutiny on the HMS Bounty

    Mutiny on the HMS Bounty This project covers the history of the Mutiny on the Bounty in 1789. Project scope includes all crew of HMS Bounty both loyal and mutineer, judges in the trial of William Bligh, and descendants of the Bounty mutineers. Additionally this project will include actors involved with later movie adaptations of the historical events. "...The Mutiny on the Bounty was a muti...

  • The Rat Pack

    The Rat Pack was a group of actors originally centered on Humphrey Bogart. In the mid-1960s it was the name used by the press and the general public to refer to a later variation of the group, after Bogart's death, that called itself "the summit" or "the clan," featuring Joey Bishop , who appeared together on stage and in films in the early-1960s, including the movie Ocean's 11. Sinatra, Martin...

  • Stargate

    Stargate is a military science fiction franchise, initially conceived by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin . T he first film in the franchise was simply titled Stargate . I t was originally released on October 28, 1994 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Carolco, and became a worldwide hit grossing nearly $200 million (USD) worldwide. T hree years later, Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner created a televis...