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Notable Deaths - 1939

1939Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

1939Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)

1939James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78

1939Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65

1939 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Eugene V. Brewster, Love's Redemption 
Jan 2
Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864) 
Jan 5
Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897) 
Jan 6
Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies 
Jan 6
Walter C. Kelly, The Virginia Judge 
Jan 6
Carl Gottschalksen, Blind Justice 
Jan 9
Johann Strauss, Austrian conductor/Royal ball director, dies at 72 
Jan 10
Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50 
Jan 10
Julius Bittner, Austria composer (Missa Austriaca), dies at 64 
Jan 10
Jameson Thomas, It Happened One Night 
Jan 10
Julius Bittner, Strauss' Great Waltz 
Jan 13
Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies 
Jan 13
Frits Fuchs, Helleveeg 
Jan 13
Jacob Ruppert,  
Jan 14
Prins Valdemar, De kongelige skal fotograferes 
Jan 15
A.W. Baskcomb, The Staff Dinner 
Jan 16
Abe Holzmann, Trapeze 
Jan 16
Robert McLaughlin, Hidden Charms 
Jan 16
Gordon Hamilton, Love Without Question 
Jan 18
Ivan Mozzhukhin, A Narrow Escape 
Jan 18
Carl E. Schultze, Foxy Grandpa Shows the Boys a Trick or Two with the Tramp 
Jan 19
Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898) 
Jan 20
Lili Beck, Saved in Mid-Air 
Jan 20
Tom Ricketts, Life's Blind Alley 
Jan 20
Victor Bergdahl, När Kapten Grogg skulle porträtteras 
Jan 22
Herbert Sutch, Orphans of the Storm 
Jan 22
Alfred Norcom, Regeneration 
Jan 22
Merritt Hulburd, Dodsworth 
Jan 23
Matthias Sindelar, Austria soccer star, commits suicide 
Jan 23
Ernst Blass, They Were So Young 
Jan 23
Matthias Sindelar, Roxy und das Wunderteam 
Jan 24
Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (b. 1867) 
Jan 24
Manuel Penella, [Rec] 2 
Jan 24
Sarah Bindley, The Heart of a Texan 
Jan 25
Helen Ware, Morning Glory 
Jan 26
Armand Calinescu, Romania's PM, assassinated by the iron guard 
Jan 27
Anna von Palen, Die Masuren 
Jan 27
Richard Daniels, Girl Shy 
Jan 28
William Butler Yeats, Irish poet (Nobel), dies in France at 73 
Jan 28
William Butler Yeats, Dancing at Lughnasa 
Jan 29
Victor Stanley, The Ghost Camera 
Jan 31
George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for South Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies 
Jan 31
Roy Byford, Falstaff the Tavern Knight 
Feb 1
Lawrence Marston, The Evidence of the Film 
Feb 3
Desmond Carter, Public Enemies 
Feb 4
Edward Sapir, US linguist/cultural antropologist (indian), dies at 55 
Feb 4
Henri W A Deterding, Dutch oil magnate (Royal Oil, Shell), dies at 72 
Feb 5
Charles Schaeffer, The Winged Horseman 
Feb 6
Sayajirao Gaekwad III, Our King Emperor and Queen Empress Hold a Durbar in Delhi 
Feb 6
Wladimir Semitjov, Waldhausstraße 20 
Feb 7
Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (b. 1886) 
Feb 7
Siegfried von Redwitz, Manuela, Frau ohne Nerven 
Feb 9
Helene Odilon, Nach der Premiere 
Feb 10
Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81 
Feb 10
Pope Pius XI, Cavalcade of Faith 
Feb 10
Lili Ziedner, Cirkus Bimbini 
Feb 11
Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer, dies at 64 
Feb 11
Alice Hetsey, Was ist Liebe...? 
Feb 14
Clare Greet, Jamaica Inn 
Feb 15
Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, dies at 47 
Feb 15
Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium (1926-31), dies at 68 
Feb 15
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Russian painter (b. 1878) 
Feb 16
Jura Soyfer, writer, dies at 26 
Feb 17
Willy Hess, German violinist (b. 1859) 
Feb 17
Fred Gamble, Oh, Daddy! 
Feb 18
Ludwig Bonvin, composer, dies at 89 
Feb 18
Kanoko Okamoto, Bungô: Sasayaka na yokubô 
Feb 19
King Zany, Broadway or Bust 
Feb 20
William Jensen, Panopta IV 
Feb 22
Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (b. 1875) 
Feb 22
Antonio Machado, La Lola se va a los puertos 
Feb 22
Joe Brandt, Lightning Bryce 
Feb 25
Robert Gleckler, Great Guy 
Feb 27
Nadezjda K Krupskaya, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin, dies at 70 
Feb 27
Nadezhda Krupskaya, Literaturno-instruktorskiy agitparokhod vtsik 'Krasnaia Zvezda' 
Mar 2
Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65 
Mar 2
Eugen Kürschner, Boycott 
Mar 4
Robert Du Couedic, The Devil-Doll 
Mar 5
Herbert Mundin, Mutiny on the Bounty 
Mar 6
[Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician, dies at 86 
Mar 7
Amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 38 
Mar 7
John Jules Barrish, Irish writer (b. 1885) 
Mar 9
Ernie Hare, Down on the Barn 
Mar 9
Miguel Ruiz Moncada, Amado Nervo, sus funerales 
Mar 11
Victor Baravalle, Carefree 
Mar 12
Ferenc Eszterházy gróf, A 300 éves ember 
Mar 13
Otto Rahn,  
Mar 14
Agostino Borgato, The Magic Flame 
Mar 14
Grethe Hansen, After Dark 
Mar 14
Wilfred Shine, Waterloo 
Mar 17
Jack Landrigan, Cimarron 
Mar 18
Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859) 
Mar 19
Lloyd L. Gaines, American civil rights activist 
Mar 20
Edward A. Paulton, Die Bräutigamswitwe 
Mar 20
Lotte Lorring, Karriere 
Mar 21
Evald Aav, composer, dies at 39 
Mar 23
Louie Freear, Auntie's Wedding Present 
Mar 24
Richard Halliburton, India Speaks 
Mar 25
Marion Ballou, Little Women 
Mar 27
Constance Lindsay Skinner, Quesnel British Columbia, Canadian author (Rivers of America), dies at 57 
Mar 27
George Corcoran, Not Damaged 
Mar 27
Gus Leonard, His Royal Slyness 
Mar 28
Francis Matthew John Baker, Australian politician (b. 1903) 
Mar 29
David P. Howells, The Son of Tarzan 
Mar 29
Frank McGlynn Jr., Lawless Range 
Mar 31
Dorothy Kingdon, Shakuntala 
Mar 31
Adeline Hayden Coffin, The Holiday Husband 
Apr 1
Anton Makarenko, Road to Life 
Apr 2
Edward E. Rose, The Prisoner of Zenda 
Apr 5
William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies 
Apr 6
Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies 
Apr 7
Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1879) 
Apr 7
Victor Lundberg, Löjen och tårar 
Apr 8
Ricardo de Baños, Secreto de confesión 
Apr 8
Ludwig Fulda, Two-Faced Woman 
Apr 8
Maja Bjerre-Lind, Elskovs opfindsomhed 
Apr 9
Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer, dies at 89 
Apr 9
György Pálffy, Csak egy kislány van a világon 
Apr 10
Alfredo Panzini, Ital author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75 
Apr 10
Alfredo Panzini, Il padrone sono me 
Apr 10
Edgar C. Middleton, Tin Gods 
Apr 11
SS Van Dine, [William Huntingdon Wright], detective writer, dies at 50 
Apr 11
S.S. Van Dine, The Kennel Murder Case 
Apr 11
Albert J. Smith, The Telegraph Trail 
Apr 17
Ludwig Herzer, U-571 
Apr 17
Walter Brogsdale, A Black Sherlock Holmes 
Apr 18
Theo Mann, actress (Pink Bernd, Hedda Gabler), dies at 88 
Apr 18
Theo Mann-Bouwmeester, Frauenmoral 
Apr 18
Bertha Kalich, Love and Hate 
Apr 18
Zygmunt Mayflauer, Krzyk 
Apr 21
Herman Finck, composer, dies at 66 
Apr 21
Leo Dryden, The Entertainer 
Apr 21
Joe Young, King Kong 
Apr 21
Herman Finck, The Fourth War 
Apr 22
Louis Myll, Blow Your Horn 
Apr 22
Anna Murdock, Outcast 
Apr 24
John Foulds, composer, dies at 58 
Apr 24
John Foulds, Åsa-Nisse på jaktstigen 
Apr 26
Nelson Keys, Knights for a Day 
Apr 27
José Gola, La vuelta al nido 
Apr 29
Lino Ferreira, Os Crimes de Diogo Alves 
May 1
H. Cooper Cliffe, A Parisian Romance 
May 1
Herti Kirchner, The Leghorn Hat 
May 2
Thomas Crahan, White Horse Rapids 
May 2
Warren Cook, Woman 
May 2
Jessalyn Van Trump, Bonita of El Cajon 
May 2
Phillips Smalley, Hand That Rocks the Cradle 
May 3
[Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71 
May 3
Gerhard Jessen, Vask, videnskab og velvære 
May 4
Aileen Marson, Someone at the Door 
May 5
Clara Schønfeld, Master of the House 
May 6
Mathilde Brundage, My Boy 
May 6
Eva Lewis, The Sheep Herder 
May 8
Margarita Barskaya, Broken Shoes 
May 9
Alice Belcher, Broke in China 
May 10
James Parrott, The Music Box 
May 11
Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1867) 
May 12
Bernard Merivale, Footsteps in the Dark 
May 13
Frank Moulan, Finn and Haddie 
May 13
Victor Bernau, Familien på Borgan 
May 14
Carl Zickner, Die Gespensterstunde 
May 14
Christiane Dor, The Red Head 
May 16
Joseph Belmont, A Good Elk 
May 17
Kempton Greene, Oh, You Uncle! 
May 19
Karl Radek,  
May 19
Louis Douglas, Hell on Earth 
May 20
Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59 
May 22
Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 
May 22
Jiri Mahen, Czech author (b. 1882) 
May 22
George Backus, The Warrens of Virginia 
May 22
Jirí Mahen, Jánosik 
May 22
Ernst Toller, Pastor Hall 
May 23
Margarete Böhme, Diary of a Lost Girl 
May 26
Charles H Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74 
May 26
Cornelis J Cutters, supreme commander of Navy (1910-18), dies 
May 26
Ralph Remley, Make Way for Tomorrow 
May 27
Joseph Roth, Austria journalist (Fluctuate ohne Ende), dies at 44 
May 27
Joseph Roth, The Legend of the Holy Drinker 
May 28
Ernest Ferny, Fedora 
May 29
Ursula Julia Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic saint (b. 1865) 
May 30
Floyd Roberts, Auto racer, killed during 1939 Indianapolis 500 (b. 1904) 
Jun 1
Frank B. Good, The Wizard of Oz 
Jun 2
Alois Tluchor, L'orso 
Jun 2
Dodson Mitchell, Toys of Fate 
Jun 2
Vilhelm Petersen, Master of the House 
Jun 4
Tommy Ladnier, American musician (b. 1900) 
Jun 5
Elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies 
Jun 5
Frank Van de Goes, writer/marxist theorist, dies 
Jun 5
Archelaus D. Chadwick, The Exploits of Elaine 
Jun 6
Ford Madox Ford, writer, dies at 65 
Jun 6
George Fawcett, The Son of the Sheik 
Jun 6
Febo Mari, Il Fauno 
Jun 6
Sydney Jarvis, Movie Crazy 
Jun 8
Josef Wenig, Lucerna 
Jun 8
Jack Osterman, Umpa 
Jun 8
Gardner Crane, The Woman Pays 
Jun 9
Owen Moore, actor (She Done Him Wrong), commits suicide at 52 
Jun 9
Owen Moore, A Star Is Born 
Jun 10
Bert Starkey, Roaring Bill 
Jun 13
Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies 
Jun 13
Volter A Kilpi, Finnish writer (Suljetuilla Porteilla), dies at 64 
Jun 13
Volter Kilpi, Kaaskerin Lundström 
Jun 15
James Mulhauser, One Hundred Men and a Girl 
Jun 16
Chick Webb, American jazz drummer and big band leader (b. 1905) 
Jun 16
Chick Webb, Bridesmaids 
Jun 17
Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France 
Jun 17
Allen Sothoron, American baseball player (b. 1893) 
Jun 18
French LM "Sas" van Aerschot, Flemish actor, dies at 73 
Jun 18
Hjalmar Peters, Ett farligt frieri 
Jun 18
József Kürthy, A cigány 
Jun 18
Sus Van Aerschot, La gloire du régiment 
Jun 19
Grace Abbott, social worker (US Children Bureau), dies at 60 
Jun 19
H.A. Saintsbury, The Valley of Fear 
Jun 21
Walter Belasco, The Golden Heart 
Jun 26
Ford M Ford, [Hueffer], British writer, (Tietjens Saga) dies at 65 
Jun 27
Margaret Campbell, The Laundry Girl 
Jun 27
J. Gordon Cooper, Sin Town 
Jun 28
Bobby Vernon, Teddy at the Throttle 
Jun 28
Harry Leon Wilson, Ruggles of Red Gap 
Jun 29
Helen Reimensnyder Martin, Tillie 
Jun 29
Ford Madox Ford, Episode #1.1 
Jun 30
Clyde McClary, Riding Speed 
Jul 1
Louis Davids [Simon David], cabaret performer/chorus performer, dies 
Jul 1
Louis Davids, Koning 'Kziezoowat in Amsterdam 
Jul 2
Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies 
Jul 5
Patterson Margoni, Brotherly Love 
Jul 6
Roger Williams, Heroes of the Alamo 
Jul 7
James Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91 
Jul 7
Fritz Skowronneck, Der Dämon von Kolno 
Jul 8
[Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80 
Jul 9
Boris Thomashefsky, Bar-Mitzvah 
Jul 11
Asako Yoshino, Zoku ôoka seidan mazohe daiichi 
Jul 14
Alphonse Mucha, Czech painter, decorative artist (b. 1860) 
Jul 15
Johon Mellanby, physiologist, dies 
Jul 15
Percy Scott Worthington, architect, dies 
Jul 15
Arnold Petersen, Da Skomager Fischer gik paa Maskerade 
Jul 16
Beatrice Erskine Lane Suzuki, Zen student, dies 
Jul 16
Georges Dorival, La guerre du feu 
Jul 18
Witold Maliszewski, composer, dies at 65 
Jul 18
Karl Zeska, Johann Strauß an der schönen blauen Donau 
Jul 19
Tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies 
Jul 19
Rose Hartwick Thorpe, American poet (b. 1850) 
Jul 20
Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies 
Jul 20
Herman Casler, Alice in Wonderland 
Jul 23
Jack Duffy, Neighbors 
Jul 24
James P. Burtis, The Hurricane Express 
Jul 26
Francesco Paolo Frontini, Amore e ginnastica 
Jul 27
José Martínez, Your Name Poisons My Dreams 
Jul 27
Morton Selten, The Thief of Bagdad 
Jul 28
William J Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder Mayo Clinic, dies at 78 
Jul 28
Mrs. Hal Reid, Mothers of Men 
Jul 28
Beryl Mercer, All Quiet on the Western Front 
Jul 29
Ed Porter, Her Fighting Chance 
Jul 29
Raymond Brown, The Story of Louis Pasteur 
Jul 29
Monte Vandergrift, The Phantom Creeps 
Jul 30
Sirkka Sari, Rikas tyttö 
Aug 2
Harvey Spencer Lewis, American Rosicrucian mystic (b. 1883) 
Aug 3
Eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80 
Aug 4
Sarah Pell, Nice and Friendly 
Aug 7
Leonard Merrick, The Magnificent Lie 
Aug 7
Rupert Mitford, The Sky Raiders 
Aug 9
Sergei Tretyakov, Caucasian Love 
Aug 10
J.E. Harold Terry, General Post 
Aug 11
Jean Bugatti, Italian automobile designer (b. 1909) 
Aug 12
Jossé Maria Lepanto, Anna and Elizabeth 
Aug 12
Helene Fehdmer, Frisions in Distress 
Aug 13
Charlton Andrews, Bluebeard's Eighth Wife 
Aug 14
Ten Eyck Clay, The Other Girl 
Aug 15
Federico Gamboa, Latino Bar 
Aug 16
Ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies 
Aug 17
Harry Forbes, Big Boy Rides Again 
Aug 18
Enrico Serretta, Cura di baci 
Aug 18
Robert Neppach, From Morn to Midnight 
Aug 19
Frank Wild, South 
Aug 22
Horace Goldin, Stars on Parade 
Aug 23
Sidney Coe Howard, playwright (Silver Cord, Pulitzer 1925), dies at 48 
Aug 23
Margaret Whistler, A Beach Nut 
Aug 23
Sidney Howard, Gone with the Wind 
Aug 23
Gyula Csermely, Wedding in Toprin 
Aug 24
W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies 
Aug 25
Babe Siebert, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1904) 
Aug 25
Geneviève Vix, Désiré 
Aug 29
Paul Cremonesi, Maytime 
Aug 30
Hans Rehmann, Klippen der Ehe 
Aug 30
Henry J. Buxton, An Amateur Devil 
Sep 5
Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 
Sep 6
Arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71 
Sep 6
Tom Leamore, A Little of What You Fancy 
Sep 6
Maude Truax, No Sale Smitty 
Sep 7
Kyoka Izumi, Japanese novelist (b. 1873) 
Sep 7
Kyoka Izumi, The Temptress and the Monk 
Sep 8
Sándor Hevesi, Az aranyember 
Sep 9
S M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9] 
Sep 9
Arnold Höllriegel, Die Filmstadt Hollywood 
Sep 9
Leon Brun, Dzikuska 
Sep 10
Hugo Riesenfeld, Hell's Angels 
Sep 10
Karl Hammes, Königswalzer 
Sep 13
Olav Duun, Medmenneske 
Sep 17
Marbeth Wright, Happy Days 
Sep 17
Ethel M. Dell, The Safety Curtain 
Sep 18
Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer, painter, and photographer (b. 1885) 
Sep 18
Gwen John, Welsh painter, dies aged 63 
Sep 18
Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Insatiability 
Sep 18
Georges Pitoëff, Le grand jeu 
Sep 18
Laura La Varnie, Mickey 
Sep 19
Alma Wandahl, Et hjerte af guld 
Sep 19
Michal Jaworski, Hearts Aflame 
Sep 20
Paul Bruchési, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Montreal (b. 1855) 
Sep 20
Tadeusz Dolega-Mostowicz, Znachor 
Sep 21
Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered 
Sep 21
Aleksander Buczynski, Mlody las 
Sep 22
Werner von Fritsch, Tag der Freiheit - Unsere Wehrmacht 
Sep 23
Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83 
Sep 23
Floyd Gibbons, Three-Minute Fuse 
Sep 23
Sigmund Freud, Conspirators of Pleasure 
Sep 24
Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies 
Sep 24
Carl Laemmle, Frankenstein 
Sep 25
Helena Marcello-Palinska, Trucizna bolszewizmu 
Sep 26
Marian Palewicz, Halka 
Sep 28
Felicjan Szopski, composer, dies at 74 
Sep 29
Dickstein, mathematician, dies 
Sep 29
Frank Kesson, How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 10: 'Trouble Shots' 
Sep 29
Anna Borisoglebskaya, Stozhary 
Oct 1
Kaarlo Angerkoski, Rykmentin murheenkryyni 
Oct 2
Stefan Hnydzinski, Romans panny Opolskiej 
Oct 2
Cardinal George Mundelein, Cavalcade of Faith 
Oct 3
Fay Templeton, The March of Time 
Oct 5
Ernest Leicester, If 
Oct 6
Chester Withey, Sunshine Dad 
Oct 7
Harvey (William) Cushing, US neurologist, dies at 70 
Oct 7
Boris Shchukin, Lenin in 1918 
Oct 10
Eleanor Rigby, a real person whose name may have suggested the title to The Beatles song (b. 1895) 
Oct 11
Pauline Polaire, Le friquet 
Oct 13
Ford Sterling, Tango Tangle 
Oct 14
Gunnar Helsengreen, Valdemar Sejr 
Oct 16
Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer, dies at 63 
Oct 17
J.S. Murray, The Outlaw's Nemesis 
Oct 18
Mrs. Tom Ricketts, The Unknown Model 
Oct 21
Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies 
Oct 23
Zane Grey, US western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67 
Oct 23
Zane Grey, Fighting Caravans 
Oct 25
Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73 
Oct 28
Alice Brady, actress (My Man Godfrey, Gay Divorcee), dies at 46 
Oct 28
Aggie Herring, Oliver Twist 
Oct 28
Alice Brady, My Man Godfrey 
Oct 29
Dwight B. Waldo, American educator and historian (b. 1864) 
Oct 29
David Percy, Words and Music 
Oct 30
Waclaw Gasiorowski, Conquest 
Oct 30
Carlos De Valdez, Blockade 
Oct 30
Ernesto Murolo, The Two Mothers 
Oct 31
Otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies 
Nov 2
Opie Read, Oz: The American Fairyland 
Nov 2
Claude Gillingwater, The Prisoner of Shark Island 
Nov 3
Waldemar Lindgren, Swedish-American Geologist (economic geology, ore classification), dies at 79 
Nov 3
Caryll Ann Ekelund, The Blue Bird 
Nov 4
Charles Arnold Tournemire, composer, dies at 69 
Nov 6
Adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69 
Nov 7
Kirsti Suonio, The Village Shoemakers 
Nov 9
Dirk Klop, Dutch intelligence lt, shot by German Abwehr 
Nov 9
Buddy Doyle, The Great Ziegfeld 
Nov 10
Etienne Girardot, Twentieth Century 
Nov 10
Isa Bluette, Ragazze non scherzate 
Nov 11
Jan Opletal, Czech student, victim of Nazi violence in Prague 
Nov 12
(Ernest YY) Oscar Tourniaire, actor (Bluejackets), dies at 59 
Nov 12
Norman Bethune, Canadian doctor and humanitarian (b. 1890) 
Nov 12
Oscar Tourniaire, Roze Kate 
Nov 12
Ranger Bill Miller, Guilty 
Nov 12
Norman Bethune, Heart of Spain 
Nov 13
George Nicholls Jr, actor (Finishing School), dies at 42 
Nov 13
Lois Weber, Suspense 
Nov 13
George Nichols Jr., Anne of Green Gables 
Nov 16
Pierce Butler, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1866) 
Nov 17
Samuel E. Hines, Across the Pacific 
Nov 18
Maurice Renard, Mad Love 
Nov 18
Karl Formes, The Poor Folks' Boy 
Nov 20
Marie Joseph Leon Desire Paque, composer, dies at 72 
Nov 24
John Harron, White Zombie 
Nov 24
Halsey H. Tower, Man's Fate 
Nov 25
Wilfred Trotter, English surgeon who was a pioneer in neurosurgery, popularized the concept of herd instinct, and was an authority in cancers of the head and neck, dies at 67 
Nov 25
Simeon Stuart, Rob Roy 
Nov 28
James Naismith, creator of basketball, dies at 78 
Nov 29
Philipp Scheidemann, German MP (SPD)/mayor of Kassel, dies at 74 
Nov 29
Philipp Scheidemann,  
Nov 30
Max Skladanowsky, Das boxende Känguruh 
Nov 30
Louis Baron fils, Our Masters, the Servants 
Dec 1
Max Fiedler, composer, dies at 79 
Dec 2
W.A. Tremayne, An Old Man's Love Story 
Dec 3
William Ryno, Bullet Proof 
Dec 4
Hans Dynesen, Komtessan Charlotte 
Dec 4
Hans Dymsesen, Towards the Light 
Dec 5
William Lugg, Old Scrooge 
Dec 7
Emilia Unda, Mädchen in Uniform 
Dec 8
Ernest Schelling, composer, dies at 63 
Dec 8
Charles Mussett, Number 17 
Dec 8
Otto Jacobsen, Husband by Proxy 
Dec 10
Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 
Dec 10
Will Grosz, Shutter Island 
Dec 11
Yukio Aoyama, Who's Your Servant? 
Dec 12
Douglas Fairbanks, actor (Zorro, 3 Musketeers, Robin Hood), dies at 56 
Dec 12
Douglas Fairbanks, The Thief of Bagdad 
Dec 12
Armand Triller, Laughing at Death 
Dec 15
Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies 
Dec 17
Kaichi Yamamoto, Kokyo 
Dec 18
Matthew Brown, Journalist, dies at 51 
Dec 19
Eric Fogg, composer, dies at 36 
Dec 19
Karl Wagenfeld, Low German writer (Lucifer, Death & Devil), dies at 70 
Dec 19
Willem Benoy, Flemish actor/director (The White), dies at 57 
Dec 19
Frank Messenger, Eskimo 
Dec 19
Willem Benoy, Een engel van een man 
Dec 20
Hans Langsdorff, German capt (Graaf Spee), commits suicide 
Dec 21
Margaret Shelby, Billie 
Dec 22
Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues", US blues singer/composer, dies at 53 
Dec 22
Ma Rainey, The Graduate 
Dec 23
Anthony H G Fokker, Dutch airplane builder (Spider), dies at 49 
Dec 26
Georges Monca, Le baromètre de la fidélité 
Dec 27
Augustus Yorke, The Grit of a Jew 
Dec 27
Giannino Antona-Traversi, Buon Natale! 
Dec 29
Bernard Jukes, The Sap from Syracuse 
Dec 31
Frank R. Benson, Julius Caesar 
Dec 31
Lucio D'Ambra, The Life of Giuseppe Verdi 
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