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  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Canadian Actors in United States

    This project focuses on Canadian actors that made it big in the United States. In most cases, people did not know or recognized them as Canadians. Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood Canadian expatriate actors in the United States List Jack Carson (1910–1963), actor Al Christie (1881–1951), co-founder of Christie Film Company, director/producer/screenwriter Charles ...

  • The Silent Era

    People who have made significant contribution to silent films: actors, directors, writers, etc. Top grossing silent films in the United States as calculated by Variety magazine in 1932. The dollar amounts are not adjusted for inflation. The Birth of a Nation (1915) - $10,000,000 The Big Parade (1925) - $6,400,000 Ben-Hur (1925) - $5,500,000 Way Down East (1920) - $5,000,000 The Go...

  • Top 50 Greatest Screen Legends

    Top 50 Greatest Screen Legends The following list includes the top 50 greatest actors in the history of film, according to the American Film Institute. The American Film Institute defines an American screen legend as “an actor or a team of actors with a significant screen presence in American feature-length films whose screen debut occurred in or before 1950, or whose screen debut occu...

  • RMS Titanic (films and TV movies)

    RMS Titanic (films and TV movies) Includes actors, directors, producers and others involved in the many films and TV movies about RMS Titanic. List of films and TV movies about the RMS Titanic: List of films about the RMS Titanic Cinema dramas and documentaries Saved From The Titanic - 1912 Co-written and starring Titanic survivor Dorothy Gibson and released only 29 days after the s...

  • Titanic, the movie

    Titanic is a 1997 romance and devastating disaster magically directed, written co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. The movie achieved critical and commercial success, with eleven Academy Awards, receiving the prizes for Best Picture and Best Director.Titanic is also ranked as the sixth best epic film of all time in AFI's 10 Top 10 by the Ameri...

  • Bollywood

    This project is for modern day Indian actors who star in what is known as "Masala Movies" and not such much the legendary actors from yesteryear (unless they are still acting in films today). Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Indian cinema; it is on...

  • Blaxploitation

    Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is a film genre which emerged in the United States circa 1970. These exploitation films were made specifically for an urban black audience. The word itself is a portmanteau of the words "black" and "exploitation", and was coined in the early 1970s by the Los Angeles National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) head, and ex-film publicist ...