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Notable Deaths - 1959

1959Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, dies at 80

1959Molla Mallory, eight-time U.S. Open tennis champion, dies at 75

1959George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45

1959Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68

1959George Marshall, US army general, dies at 78

1959Billie Holiday, jazz singer, dies at Metropolitan Hospital in New York of cirrhosis of the liver at 44

1959Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89

1959Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22

1959 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
Logan Brown, For Heaven's Sake 
Jan 3
William Tyroler, Phantom of the Opera 
Jan 3
Pál Fekete, A kék bálvány 
Jan 4
Seymour Berkson, The Mad Bomber 
Jan 4
Lee Shumway, The Deputy's Double Cross 
Jan 5
John McManus, Pinocchio 
Jan 6
Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer, dies at 54 
Jan 6
Octavus Roy Cohen, I Love You Again 
Jan 7
Grace Hayward, Her Unborn Child 
Jan 7
Lillian Trimble Bradley, The Wonderful Thing 
Jan 7
Boris Lavrenyev, Sorok pervyy 
Jan 9
Paul Malengreau, composer, dies at 71 
Jan 9
Roberto Roberti, Prisoner of the Owls; or, The Victims of Revenge 
Jan 10
Claire Delmar, The Jazz Singer 
Jan 10
Michael Grzimek, Bambuti 
Jan 11
Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies 
Jan 11
Aleksei Zinovyev, Baltiyskaya slava 
Jan 11
Ray Rockett, The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln 
Jan 11
Gerard Carbonara, The Gold Rush 
Jan 12
Lydia Kyasht, Foolish Monte Carlo 
Jan 12
Clyde E. Elliott, Bring 'Em Back Alive 
Jan 12
Jack Waltemeyer, Hearts of the West 
Jan 13
Robert Dartois, Violettes impériales 
Jan 15
Lillian Elliott, Call of the Cuckoo 
Jan 16
Tony Travers, Angel and the Badman 
Jan 17
Abdul Aziz, cricket, dies at 17 struck by ball in fc match for Karachi 
Jan 17
Hope Loring, Wings 
Jan 18
Dolores Booth, The Old Oregon Trail 
Jan 18
Sara Perry, One Too Many 
Jan 18
Ryoichi Takeuchi, Îmotô no kôkuhâku 
Jan 19
Robert Gibbings, Artists and Their Work 
Jan 19
Harold Gordon, East of Eden 
Jan 19
Hans Venatier, Der Major und die Stiere 
Jan 20
Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31 
Jan 20
Roger Gray, Fury 
Jan 20
Gyula Batthyány gróf, A 300 éves ember 
Jan 21
Cecil B[lount] de Mille, producer (10 Commandments), dies at 77 
Jan 21
Lamar Stringfield, composer, dies at 61 
Jan 21
Cecil B. DeMille, American director (b. 1881) 
Jan 21
Cecil B. DeMille, The Ten Commandments 
Jan 21
Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer, The Defiant Ones 
Jan 22
A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73 
Jan 22
Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1929) 
Jan 22
Mike Hawthorn, Glück und Liebe in Monaco 
Jan 23
E.D. Leshin, Murder, He Says 
Jan 23
Allan Bohlin, Valfångare 
Jan 24
Julka Staric, Trenutki odlocitve 
Jan 25
William Flannery, Going My Way 
Jan 26
Westcott Clarke, Safety Last! 
Jan 26
Tom Kingston, Street of Fear 
Jan 27
Fred Frank, Saboteur 
Jan 27
Frances Williams, Shoes with Rhythm 
Jan 28
Joseph Sprinzak, Speaker of Israel Knesset (1949-59), dies at 73 
Jan 28
Viktor Joseph Keldorfer, composer, dies at 85 
Jan 28
Philip Tonge, Witness for the Prosecution 
Jan 28
John Deering, Famous Movie Dogs 
Jan 28
Émile Moreau, Madame Sans-Gêne 
Jan 28
Anton Imkamp, Capriccio 
Jan 30
Johannes Kleiman,  
Jan 30
Lina Lossen, Life Goes On 
Feb 1
Madame Sul-To-Wan, [Conley], actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 85 
Feb 1
Frank Shannon, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe 
Feb 1
Willie Hoppe, Columbia World of Sports 4801: The Willie Hoppe Story 
Feb 2
Frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies 
Feb 3
Big Bopper, rocker, dies in plane crash at 28 
Feb 3
Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22 
Feb 3
Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17 
Feb 3
The Big Bopper, American Graffiti 
Feb 3
Francesco De Robertis, Alfa Tau! 
Feb 3
Ritchie Valens, Grease 
Feb 3
Buddy Holly, Big Fish 
Feb 4
Una O'Connor, actress (Banjo, Invisible Man), dies at 78 
Feb 4
Bertrand Robinson, Ladies' Day 
Feb 4
Una O'Connor, Witness for the Prosecution 
Feb 5
Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies 
Feb 5
Yelena Savitskaya, Six P.M. 
Feb 5
Gwili Andre, Secrets of the French Police 
Feb 7
Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa (1948-54), dies at 84 
Feb 7
Napoleon Lajorie, baseball player, dies at 83 
Feb 7
Slim [Eddie Jones] Guitar, rocker, dies at 32 
Feb 7
D.F. Malan,  
Feb 7
Wyrley Birch, The Last Days of Pompeii 
Feb 7
Nap Lajoie, Game of Base Ball 
Feb 7
Pál Fehér, Room for the Aged 
Feb 8
William J "Wild Bill" Donovan, Office Strategic Services, dies at 76 
Feb 8
Prospero Bisquert, El hechizo del trigal 
Feb 8
James Edmiston, A Day of Fury 
Feb 8
Guy Jones, The Human Monster 
Feb 8
John J. Wildberg, One Touch of Venus 
Feb 8
Friedrich Perkonig, Heimatland 
Feb 8
Bill Donovan, Polski ruch podziemny 
Feb 8
William Donovan, The Riding Comet 
Feb 9
Ossip Dymow, The Singing Blacksmith 
Feb 11
Marshall Teague, American race car driver (b. 1922) 
Feb 11
Yvonne Yma, Casque d'Or 
Feb 12
Charles Dudley Daly, Daly, of West Point 
Feb 12
Ernie Crockett, Saturday Afternoon 
Feb 12
Enid Sass, The Marriage Lines 
Feb 12
George Antheil, Ballet mécanique 
Feb 13
William L Axt, composer, dies at 70 
Feb 13
William Axt, The Thin Man 
Feb 14
Baby Dodds, American jazz drummer (b. 1898) 
Feb 14
Wallace Irwin, The Woman in Red 
Feb 15
Owen W Richardson, English physicist (Nobel 1928), dies at 69 
Feb 15
Oto Antonini, Brisem i sudim 
Feb 17
Kathryn Adams, actress (Meet the Chump, 5th Avenue Girl), dies 
Feb 17
Tim Mara, co-founder of NFL's NY Giants, dies 
Feb 17
Noel Dainton, Maria Marten, or The Murder in the Red Barn 
Feb 17
Kathryn Adams, The Best of Luck 
Feb 17
Henryk Malkowski, Janko zwyciezca 
Feb 18
Alfred Alessandrescu, composer, dies at 65 
Feb 18
Eric Zeisl, composer, dies at 53 
Feb 18
Jaroslav Kvapil, composer, dies at 66 
Feb 18
Eric Zeisl, Shadows in Paradise: Hitler's Exiles in Hollywood 
Feb 20
Ray McDonald, dancer, dies of barbituate overdose at 38 
Feb 20
Ray McDonald, Good News 
Feb 20
Laurence Housman, Victoria Regina 
Feb 20
George Archainbaud, The Kansan 
Feb 21
Hans Brandts Buys, Terra nova 
Feb 22
Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36 
Feb 22
Theodore Reed, Tropic Holiday 
Feb 22
Helen Parrish, In Old California 
Feb 26
Osvald Vallini, Panik i familien 
Feb 26
Julius Steger, Her Mistake 
Feb 27
Vilmos Komlós, Everything for the Woman 
Feb 27
Hugh Kelly, The Broken Horseshoe 
Feb 27
Charles Watt, Tarzan of the Apes 
Feb 28
Maxwell Anderson, US dramatist (Key Largo, Bath Seed), dies at 70 
Feb 28
Maxwell Anderson, Meet Joe Black 
Feb 28
Luella Forepaugh, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 
Mar 2
Eric Blore, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70 
Mar 2
Eric Blore, Top Hat 
Mar 2
Jack McElroy, Run for the Hills 
Mar 2
Sam Ledner, No Time for Love 
Mar 2
William A. Horning, North by Northwest 
Mar 2
Gustav Runsten, Rågens rike 
Mar 3
Lou Costello, comedian/actor (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52 
Mar 3
Lou Costello, Africa Screams 
Mar 4
Maxey Long, American athlete (b. 1878) 
Mar 4
Ethel Teare, The Baby 
Mar 5
Alf Blütecher, Der Mönch von Santarem 
Mar 5
Sally Corner, Once More, My Darling 
Mar 6
Fred Stone, actor (Hideaway, Westerner), dies at 85 
Mar 6
Maurice 'Lefty' Flynn, The Golden Stallion 
Mar 6
Fred Stone, The Westerner 
Mar 6
Guido Brignone, Sheba and the Gladiator 
Mar 7
Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Economics of Welfare), dies 
Mar 7
Hinsdale Smith, developer of roll-down auto windows, dies at 88 
Mar 8
Abdel Wahab Shawwaf, Iraqi colonel/putschist, murdered 
Mar 9
Fannie Bourke, The Scrub Lady 
Mar 9
Howard Bell, The Isle of Hope 
Mar 11
Haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76 
Mar 11
Richard Carroll, The Ape 
Mar 11
Haydn Wood, War Horse 
Mar 12
D.A. Clarke-Smith, The Man Who Knew Too Much 
Mar 13
Dujam Bilus, Little Jole 
Mar 15
Lester Young, American musician (b. 1909) 
Mar 15
Alden Willey, Little Mary Sunshine 
Mar 15
Duncan Hines, Episode dated 10 September 1957 
Mar 15
Shalva Dadiani, Modzgvari 
Mar 16
John Sailling, last documented Civil War vet, dies at 111 
Mar 16
Robert Lamouret, European Nights 
Mar 16
Boris Ferdinandov, Vasha znakomaya 
Mar 17
Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer, dies on 48th birthday 
Mar 17
Paul Oettly, Touchez Pas au Grisbi 
Mar 18
Lillian Hall, The Last of the Mohicans 
Mar 19
Fernand Frey, Tartinette rêve aux exploits de Badigeon 
Mar 19
Arthur Cozine, A Motorcycle Elopement 
Mar 19
Terry Cox, Seed 
Mar 19
Umberto Barbaro, The Last Enemy 
Mar 20
Nathalie Bucknall, Four Girls in White 
Mar 21
Edwin Balmer, When Worlds Collide 
Mar 22
Olga Knipper-Chekhova, Mastera stseny 
Mar 24
Marcel Rousseau, Les rois de la flotte 
Mar 24
Les Clark, Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home? 
Mar 25
Billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56 
Mar 25
Billy Mayerl, The Heart of Me 
Mar 25
Pat Barrett, Comin' Round the Mountain 
Mar 25
Chester Tallman, The Falcon Takes Over 
Mar 26
Raymond T Chandler, US detective writer (Long Goodbye), dies at 71 
Mar 26
Raymond Chandler, Double Indemnity 
Mar 27
Grant Withers, actor (Oklahoma Annie), suicide with sleeping pills at 54 
Mar 27
László Szirtes, It Happened in Europe 
Mar 27
Germaine Charley, Ma femme est folle 
Mar 27
Jalmari Parikka, Aila, Pohjolan tytär 
Mar 28
James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies 
Mar 29
Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies 
Mar 29
Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer, dies at 84 
Mar 29
Ralph Bennett, Stranger in the Desert 
Mar 29
Scotty Bates, Varsity Show 
Mar 29
Ivan Pelttser, Bolshaya zhizn 
Mar 30
Daniil Andreev, Russian writer and mystic (b. 1906) 
Mar 30
Riccardo Zanella, president of Free State of Fiume (b. 1875) 
Mar 30
Georgette Tissier, L'amant de Bornéo 
Mar 30
Kafû Nagai, The Strange Tale of Oyuki 
Mar 31
Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag), dies at 68 
Mar 31
Peter Suhrkamp, Der Privatsekretär 
Mar 31
Sylvia Andrew, Three Came Home 
Apr 1
Bill Crandall, The Big Steel 
Apr 1
Duke R. Lee, Straight Shooting 
Apr 1
Lawrence Hazard, The Spoilers 
Apr 2
Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery), dies at 79 
Apr 2
Benjamin Christensen, Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages 
Apr 2
Raymond Longford, The Sentimental Bloke 
Apr 2
Henri Hillinck, King Kong 
Apr 4
Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in South African Test), dies 
Apr 6
Standish J. Lambert, The Wizard of Oz 
Apr 6
Rosalind Ivan, Scarlet Street 
Apr 6
Alfred Steele,  
Apr 6
Clarence Collins, In Old Chicago 
Apr 6
Anderson Lawler, Girls About Town 
Apr 8
Gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies 
Apr 8
Alfons Godard, Madonna in Ketten 
Apr 9
Frank Lloyd Wright, US architect (Guggenheim Museum NY), dies at 89 
Apr 9
Henri-Pierre Roché, Jules and Jim 
Apr 9
Charles Borel-Clerc, The Devil's Backbone 
Apr 9
Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright 
Apr 10
Bruce Cameron, Beach Murder 
Apr 10
Ira H. Morgan, Modern Times 
Apr 11
Charles Dreyer, The Silent Accuser 
Apr 12
Ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60 
Apr 12
James Gleason, dies at 76 
Apr 12
James Gleason, The Night of the Hunter 
Apr 12
Ralph Peters, Ball of Fire 
Apr 13
Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor, dies at 57 
Apr 13
Rigardus "Rijn" Rijnhout, Giant of Rotterdam (2.375m), dies at 38 
Apr 13
Frank Maher, Gone with the Wind 
Apr 13
Charles Hall, Suddenly 
Apr 13
Giorgi Shavgulidze, Davit Guramishvili 
Apr 13
Joe Bonner, Tornado Range 
Apr 13
Joe Bonner, The Freshman 
Apr 14
Leda Ginelly, Les amours de Pergolèse 
Apr 14
Julien Josephson, Heidi 
Apr 15
Richard Sterling, The Last Man 
Apr 16
Charles Halton, dies at 83 
Apr 16
Antoni Fertner, Ada, Don't Do That! 
Apr 16
Charles Halton, The Best Years of Our Lives 
Apr 16
Adele St. Mauer, The Gay Deception 
Apr 17
Cecil Cunningham, The Awful Truth 
Apr 18
Irving Cummings Sr, actor/director (In Old Ariz), dies at 70 
Apr 18
Émile Ronet, The Love of a Woman 
Apr 18
Irving Cummings, Curly Top 
Apr 20
H.M. Harwood, Queen Christina 
Apr 20
Robert Pritchard, Shadow of a Doubt 
Apr 22
Nikolay Dostal, My s vami gde-to vstrechalis 
Apr 22
Friedrich Franz Stampe, The Shot in the Talker Studio 
Apr 23
Raoul Breton, Small Change 
Apr 24
Jef van Hoof, composer, dies at 72 
Apr 24
Paul Sarauw, Hans Onsdagsveninde 
Apr 24
Giovanni Tomatis, Cabiria 
Apr 24
Lillian Castle, Lightning Triggers 
Apr 25
Reginald Wright Kauffman, Midnight Life 
Apr 27
Gordon Armstrong, inventor (baby incubator), dies 
Apr 27
Turner Bullock, Mama's Nursery School 
Apr 27
Johan Valk, Ciske - Ein Kind braucht Liebe 
Apr 27
Edward Laska, I Would Like to Marry You 
Apr 28
Aleksandr Shchagin, The Golden Key 
Apr 28
Peter Paul Brauer, Ich bin gleich wieder da 
Apr 28
Tom Heslewood, Victoria the Great 
Apr 28
Franz Koch, Triumph of the Will 
Apr 29
Alfred Lind, The Flying Circus 
Apr 29
Manuel Meaños, Ghosts in Buenos Aires 
Apr 30
Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 
May 1
Oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies 
May 1
Reginald Arkell, Charley Moon 
May 1
Messmore Kendall, Cardigan 
May 3
Tippe Lumbye, Bryggerens datter 
May 3
Carl Mathews, Law of the Lash 
May 3
Troy Sanders, White Christmas 
May 4
Ashley Dukes, Abdul the Damned 
May 4
Guillermo Arcos, Cuesta abajo 
May 5
Carlos Saavedra Lamas, Argentine politician, dies at 80 
May 5
Hal McIntyre, Love in Tune 
May 5
Lalo Encinas, The Call of the Wild 
May 5
Sidgui Roukhoulla, Peasants 
May 6
Maria Duleba, Wykolejeni 
May 6
Vagharsh Vagharshyan, Mountainous March 
May 7
Michael McCarthy, Operation Amsterdam 
May 7
Buck Moulton, The Left Hand Brand 
May 8
Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/pianist, suicide at 55 
May 8
Paul Irving, The Great Ziegfeld 
May 11
Gene Havlick, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 
May 11
Marcella Albani, La città dell'amore 
May 11
Alfred Tonkel, Night of the Execution 
May 12
Jack Lomas, April in Paris 
May 12
Paul Byron, Ashes of Remembrance 
May 13
Sten Lindgren, One Summer of Happiness 
May 14
Sidney Bechet, US jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/bandleader, dies at 62 
May 14
Jesse Goldstein, Huyendo del halcón 
May 14
Arthur Huotari, Pretty Baby 
May 14
William Kahn, Das Mädchen von der Heilsarmee 
May 14
Sidney Bechet, Midnight in Paris 
May 14
Ivane Perestiani, The Murder of General Gryaznov 
May 15
Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], Dutch actor, dies at 56 
May 15
Max d'Ollone, Der Erlkönig 
May 16
Joe Cook, Stage comedian, dies at 69 
May 16
Elisha Scott, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1894) 
May 16
Joe Cook, Penny Wise 
May 17
Marjorie Cantor, Eddie Cantor 
May 17
Erzsi Antal, Garszonlakás kiadó 
May 17
Jerry Unser,  
May 17
George Albert Smith, A Kiss in the Tunnel 
May 18
Paul Dudley, Solomon and Sheba 
May 18
Wolfgang Dohnberg, Murderers Among Us 
May 18
William Bradford, The Fighting Seabees 
May 20
Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60 
May 20
Cecil Brunner, The Noose 
May 21
Lloyd Brierly, The Strong Man 
May 21
Lloyd Brierley, The Strong Man 
May 21
Ilse Abel, The Unknown 
May 22
Harold V. King, Stage Fright 
May 23
Lauri Näre, Meidän poikamme 
May 23
Eric Orbom, Spartacus 
May 24
John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59), dies at 71 
May 24
John Foster Dulles, The Future: Asia and the United States 
May 24
Emmy Albiin, Kvarnen 
May 25
Rex Dunn, The Fresh Lobster 
May 26
Ed Walsh, baseball pitcher (1.82 ERA), dies at 78 
May 26
Joe Kelly, TV host (Quiz Kids), dies at 57 
May 26
Joe Kelly, The Quiz Kids No. Q1-5 
May 26
Joe Gilbert, Momentum 
May 26
Ed Walsh, World Series Baseball Game 
May 28
Bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies 
May 28
George Chesebro, Wolfblood 
May 28
Thelma Strabel, Reap the Wild Wind 
May 30
Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer, dies at 85 
May 30
Bob McGurk, Around the World in Eighty Days 
May 30
Hesperia, Il velo della colpa 
May 31
Rudolf Kadlec, Tri vejce do skla 
Jun 1
Sax Rohmer, English author (b. 1883) 
Jun 1
Lyda Borelli, Satan's Rhapsody 
Jun 3
Ole Windingstad, composer, dies at 73 
Jun 3
Mária Simonyi, Légy jó mindhalálig 
Jun 4
Charles Vidor, director (Gilda, Farewell to Arms), dies at 58 
Jun 4
Charles Vidor, Gilda 
Jun 4
Jimmy Grier, The Fabulous Dorseys 
Jun 5
Wolf Martini, Teufel in Seide 
Jun 5
George Dudley, The Rains Came 
Jun 6
Arnold Jensen, En mand af betydning 
Jun 6
Homer Dickenson, Sudden Money 
Jun 7
Gastão Cruls, A Werewolf in the Amazon 
Jun 8
Cliff Hess, Hotel a la Swing 
Jun 8
Edi Wieser, Ruf der Berge 
Jun 9
Knut Martin, Pappas pojke 
Jun 9
Everley Gregg, Brief Encounter 
Jun 10
Zoltán Meskó, Hungarian Nazi (b. 1883) 
Jun 10
Vitalii Bianki, Travels of an Ant 
Jun 11
Joe Manz, Citizen Kane 
Jun 11
Marcel Vibert, Forces occultes 
Jun 14
Joe Stöckel, Der Dorfmonarch 
Jun 14
Ernest Booth, Penrod's Double Trouble 
Jun 16
George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45 
Jun 16
George Reeves, Gone with the Wind 
Jun 16
Willem Holsboer, The Little Residence 
Jun 17
Abdul Mouse, Indonesian nationalist foreman/author, dies at about 68 
Jun 18
Ethel Barrymore, [Blythe], actress (None but the lonely), dies at 79 
Jun 18
Ethel Barrymore, Portrait of Jennie 
Jun 20
Hitoshi Ashida, Japanese politician, dies at 71 
Jun 20
Annette Vorbeck, The Young Have No Time 
Jun 20
Everett Brown, Shakedown 
Jun 21
Archibald Selwyn, The Jungle 
Jun 22
Hermann Brill, German politician (b. 1895) 
Jun 23
Jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80 
Jun 23
Boris Vian, French writer and musician (b. 1920) 
Jun 23
Maria Gorczynska, Moi rodzice rozwodza sie 
Jun 23
Robert E. Barnes, Robot Monster 
Jun 23
Mikhail Slutsky, V odin prekrasnyy den 
Jun 24
Lou Bandy, Dutch revue-artist (Life Ain't Bad), commits suicide at 69 
Jun 24
Lou Bandy, Het leven is niet zo kwaad 
Jun 24
Archie Gottler, I'll Be Home for Christmas 
Jun 24
Alonzo Bozan, Junction 88 
Jun 25
Charles Starkweather, spree killer (b. 1938) 
Jun 26
Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies 
Jun 26
Erzsi Paulay, Bánk Bán 
Jun 27
Lowden Adams, Topaze 
Jun 27
Giovanni Pastrone, Cabiria 
Jun 28
Eli Lehmann, Rosen 
Jun 28
Hermann Leopoldi, The Peacemaker 
Jun 29
A Cecil Snyder, Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, dies at 51 
Jun 29
Fritz Boehner, Karlsbader Reise. Im Volkswagen auf Goethes Spuren von Weimar nach Karlsbad 
Jun 29
Sol Emanuel, Ever in My Heart 
Jun 30
Lazare Saminsky, composer, dies at 76 
Jun 30
José Vasconcelos, Mexican writer and politician (b. 1882) 
Jun 30
Alta Faulkner, Is Your Daughter Safe? 
Jul 1
Josip Maricic, The Flag 
Jul 1
Frank Bayes, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers 
Jul 1
Nicolás Urcelay, Deseada 
Jul 1
Wladyslaw Raczkowski, Jasne lany 
Jul 2
Charles Aber, The Idle Class 
Jul 3
Johan Bojer, Sangen til livet 
Jul 4
Harry S. Webb, Fast Bullets 
Jul 4
Nellie Widen, All Balled Up 
Jul 6
George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65 
Jul 6
Ben Heideman, Anchors Aweigh 
Jul 8
Dale Buisand & Chester Ovnand, 1st Americans killed in Vietnam War 
Jul 8
Jean-René Legrand, Un jour avec vous 
Jul 8
Haakon Bergh, Around the World in Eighty Days 
Jul 8
Gunnar Nilsen-Vig, Brudeferden i Hardanger 
Jul 9
Jerzy Leszczynski, Border Street 
Jul 9
Reginald Carrington, To Him That Hath 
Jul 10
Max Anderson, Treasure at the Mill 
Jul 11
C W L Parker, cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever), dies 
Jul 12
Wilhelm P. Krüger, Krach um Jolanthe 
Jul 13
Howard Fellows, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood 
Jul 14
Grock, [Adrien Wettach], Swiss clown/circus director, dies at 79 
Jul 14
William F. Broidy, Phantom Trails 
Jul 14
Grock, Grock 
Jul 15
Ernest Bloch, Swiss/US composer (Macbeth), dies at 78 
Jul 15
Peter A Egge, Norwegian writer (The Dream), dies 
Jul 15
Vance Palmer, Australian author (b. 1885) 
Jul 15
Ernest Bloch, Short Cuts 
Jul 17
Billie Holiday, jazz singer, dies at Metropolitan Hospital in New York of cirrhosis of the liver at 44 
Jul 17
Henri Pourrat, French writer (Le chasseur de la nuit), dies 
Jul 17
Eugene Meyer, American businessman and newspaper publisher (b. 1875) 
Jul 17
Max Urban, Idyla ze staré Prahy 
Jul 17
Billie Holiday, Schindler's List 
Jul 20
Harry Fox II, dies at 77 
Jul 20
Musahipzade Celal, The Cadi of Athos 
Jul 20
Jean Kolb, Monsieur Personne 
Jul 20
Harry Fox, Beatrice Fairfax 
Jul 20
William D. Leahy, Return of the Allies 
Jul 21
Erika Glässner, Einbruch 
Jul 21
Eugeniusz Solarski, Nikodem Dyzma 
Jul 21
H.F. Rimmen, Sol over Danmark 
Jul 21
Nobuko Satsuki, Ahodorî 
Jul 22
Annie Mörk, Kaksi Vihtoria 
Jul 23
Nikolay Kolesnikov, Stalingradskaya bitva I 
Jul 24
Sid Swaney, Sands of Iwo Jima 
Jul 25
Isaac Halevi Herzog, chief rabbi of Israel (1936-59), dies at 71 
Jul 25
Toyo Fujita, The Dragon Painter 
Jul 26
Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet/publisher (Amor), dies at 54 
Jul 26
Einosuke Ito, Keisatsu nikki 
Jul 26
Thea Rosenquist, Mit seinem Gott allein 
Jul 27
Max Brod, The World Turns Backward 
Jul 27
Ella Nollová, The Poacher's Foster Daughter or Noble Millionaire 
Jul 28
Clemens Hasse, The Punch Bowl 
Jul 29
Barrett Willoughby, Spawn of the North 
Jul 30
Herman Ruby, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey 
Jul 31
Alma Lagoni, Storstadens Hyæne 
Aug 1
Francis de Miomandre, Cabin of Love 
Aug 2
Prospero Bisquertt, composer, dies at 78 
Aug 2
Jean Benoît-Lévy, Ballerina 
Aug 5
Edgar Guest, US poet/newspaperman, dies at 77 
Aug 5
Morton Stevens, Fraternity of Five 
Aug 5
Edgar A. Guest, Poetic Gem: Boyhood 
Aug 5
G. Pat Collins, All Quiet on the Western Front 
Aug 6
Preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60 
Aug 6
Preston Sturges, Sullivan's Travels 
Aug 6
Jacob Mestel, The Wandering Jew 
Aug 6
Clarence Derwent, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle 
Aug 7
Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 
Aug 8
Harry Roeck Hansen, The Marriage Game 
Aug 9
Emil Frantisek Burian, composer, dies at 55 
Aug 9
L.J. O'Connor, Bromo and Juliet 
Aug 9
Coningsby William Dawson, The Girl from Scotland Yard 
Aug 9
E.F. Burian, Chceme zít 
Aug 10
Lafe McKee, Blue Steel 
Aug 11
Georges Hatot, Execution of Joan of Arc 
Aug 11
Gustav Püttjer, Comradeship 
Aug 11
Hal Boyer, Libel! 
Aug 11
René Barberis, Ramuntcho 
Aug 11
David Pinski, The Singing Blacksmith 
Aug 12
Mike O'Neill, Irish-born American baseball player (b. 1877) 
Aug 12
Grace Lem, Tokyo Rose 
Aug 13
Henry Garat, actor (Congress Dances), dies at 57 
Aug 13
Paul Bristow, Stingaree 
Aug 14
Pál Jávor, Boy, the Noszty 
Aug 14
Otis Banks, Injustice 
Aug 15
Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (b. 1901) 
Aug 16
Pedro Humberto Allende Saron, Chilean composer (Tonados), dies at 74 
Aug 16
William "Bull" F Halsey, US vice-admiral (WW II Pacific), dies 
Aug 16
Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (b. 1879) 
Aug 16
William F. Halsey, Universal Newsreel 
Aug 16
Columbia Eneutseak, The Way of the Eskimo 
Aug 16
Benny Fields, Blossom Seeley and Bennie Fields 
Aug 16
Wanda Landowska, Blacktop: A Story of the Washing of a School Play Yard 
Aug 17
Paula Menari, Wenn dem Esel zu wohl ist... 
Aug 18
Hazel Flint, The Bootleggers 
Aug 19
Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78 
Aug 19
Dewey Skipworth, Ace Drummond 
Aug 19
Alfred Kubin, Dream City 
Aug 19
Blind Willie McTell, Le Havre 
Aug 20
Alfred Kubin, writer, dies at 82 
Aug 20
Edith Blythe,  
Aug 20
Maceo Bruce Sheffield, Lady Luck 
Aug 21
Earl Hudson, So Big 
Aug 21
Jacob Epstein, Statues also Die 
Aug 22
Alan Aynesworth, Women of Dolwyn 
Aug 22
Cliff Reid, Bringing Up Baby 
Aug 23
Magda Bäumken, Das Herrschaftskind 
Aug 23
George Spaulding, The Man Who Couldn't Remember 
Aug 23
Tiffany Thayer, Thirteen Women 
Aug 24
Peggy O'Day, Fast and Furious 
Aug 25
Velimir Stojanovic, Pjesme o suznju 
Aug 26
Sidney Snow, Lost in the Arctic 
Aug 26
John O'Malley, The Ballad of Oscar Wilde 
Aug 27
Edward F. Mull, Submarine Base 
Aug 27
Jesse J. Goldburg, The Drug Store Cowboy 
Aug 27
Voyt Williams Jr., Tomorrow, the World! 
Aug 27
Fred Jackman, Mickey 
Aug 28
Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Czech composer (Hry o Marti), dies at 68 
Aug 28
Heinz Goedecke, Acht Mädels im Boot 
Aug 28
Ivo Pelay, Honeysuckle 
Aug 28
George W. Meyer, Terms of Endearment 
Aug 29
Frank Dae, In Old Chicago 
Aug 31
Charles Delaney, dies at 67 
Aug 31
Herman Heller, The First Auto 
Aug 31
Charles Delaney, Hell-Bent for Frisco 
Sep 1
Nate Gatzert, The Fiddlin' Buckaroo 
Sep 1
Jack Norworth, The Princess Bride 
Sep 3
G. Albert Smith, Stolen Heaven 
Sep 3
Mary H. O'Connor, Souls Triumphant 
Sep 4
Hubert Clifford, Win Win 
Sep 4
Brick Sullivan, The Talking Clue 
Sep 4
Hazel Buckham, Heart Throbs 
Sep 5
Eva Gerson, Street of Sinners 
Sep 6
Edmund Gwenn, actor (Them, Java Head, Miracle on 34th St), dies at 83 
Sep 6
Kay Kendall, British actress (Genevieve), dies of leukemia at 32 
Sep 6
Edmund Gwenn, The Trouble with Harry 
Sep 6
André Roanne, Diary of a Lost Girl 
Sep 6
Kay Kendall, Genevieve 
Sep 7
Maurice Duplessis, Québec Prime Minister (b. 1890) 
Sep 7
Virgilio Riento, Bread, Love and Dreams 
Sep 7
Betsy Stoddard, Brigadoon 
Sep 7
Maurice Duplessis, Royal Journey 
Sep 8
Cathleen Mann, Things to Come 
Sep 8
Santeri Karilo, Evakko 
Sep 8
Gabrielle Fontan, A Day in the Country 
Sep 8
George Gabe, King Kong 
Sep 9
Max d' Ollone, composer, dies at 84 
Sep 9
O'Neil Gordon Collie Smith, WI cricket all-rounder, dies in car crash 
Sep 10
Edwin Jerome, The Three Faces of Eve 
Sep 10
Andrew Bishop, Temptation 
Sep 11
Paul Douglas, actor (Adventure Theater), dies at 52 
Sep 11
Ernie Burnett, Scarlet Street 
Sep 11
Paul Douglas, Panic in the Streets 
Sep 12
Shin'ichi Himori, Ikiru 
Sep 12
Heinz Klingenberg, S.A.-Mann Brand 
Sep 13
Gilbert Adrian, costume designer, dies of heart attack at 56 
Sep 13
Diomira Jacobini, The Last Night 
Sep 13
Lupe Sino, La famosa Luz María 
Sep 14
Wayne Morris, actor (Kid Galahad), dies of heart attack at 45 
Sep 15
Disheng Tang, The Fairy of Ninth Heaven 
Sep 16
Elizabeth Cloud-Miller, The Ten Commandments 
Sep 17
Bert Leysen, Belgian TV director, dies at 39 
Sep 18
Miklos Por, A tanítónö 
Sep 19
John Merton, The Ten Commandments 
Sep 19
Buck Mack, Citizen Kane 
Sep 20
Olin Howlin, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy), dies at 63 
Sep 20
Olin Howland, Gone with the Wind 
Sep 20
Tilly Walker, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
Sep 21
Esfir Shub, The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty 
Sep 22
Benjamin Peret, French writer/poet (Le grand jeu), dies at 60 
Sep 22
Jane Winton, actress (Hell's Angel, Patsy, Don Juan), dies at 53 
Sep 22
Josef Matthias Hauer, composer, dies at 76 
Sep 22
Jane Winton, Sunrise 
Sep 25
Ennio Porrino, composer, dies at 49 
Sep 25
Helen Broderick, comedienne/actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies 
Sep 25
S W R D Bandaranaike, Ceylon's PM, assassinated by a Buddhist monk 
Sep 25
Helen Broderick, Top Hat 
Sep 26
Solomon Bandaranaike, PM of Ceylon (1956-59), assassinated at 60 
Sep 27
Bretton Byrd, Bad Sister 
Sep 27
Helena Pickard, The Lodger 
Sep 27
Marcelle Géniat, The Unfrocked One 
Sep 28
Gerard Hoffnung, artist/humorist/musician, dies 
Sep 28
Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (b. 1901) 
Sep 28
Rudolf Caracciola, The Stars Shine 
Sep 28
Gerard Hoffnung, The Hoffnung Palm Court Orchestra 
Sep 28
Carl Viggo Meincke, Thi kendes for ret 
Sep 28
John W. Boyle, Ride 'Em Cowboy 
Sep 29
Bruce Bairnsfather, cartoonist, dies 
Sep 29
Harold Huber, actor (I Cover Times Square), dies at 49 
Sep 29
Bruce Bairnsfather, Old Bill and Son 
Sep 29
Gerhard Ritterband, The Doll 
Sep 29
Harold Huber, The Thin Man 
Sep 29
Mrs. Tyrone Power, The Planter 
Sep 30
John H Kliegl, developer of Klieg light, dies at 89 
Sep 30
Taylor Holmes, actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies at 81 
Sep 30
Ross Granville Harrison, American Biologist and Zoologist (organ transplant pioneer), dies at 89 
Sep 30
Johannes Riemann, Geliebter Schatz 
Sep 30
Taylor Holmes, Sleeping Beauty 
Sep 30
Basil Foster, The Auction Mart 
Oct 1
Emil Hegetschweiler, It Happened in Broad Daylight 
Oct 3
William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42 
Oct 3
Don Downen, Midnight Court 
Oct 3
Ferdinand Pecenka, The Emperor's Nightingale 
Oct 4
Milt Banta, Sleeping Beauty 
Oct 6
Bernard Berenson, American art historian (b. 1865) 
Oct 7
Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack 
Oct 7
PM Kassem of Iraq, assassinated 
Oct 7
Mario Lanza, Zodiac 
Oct 7
Aloisio Castro, Cassiopéia 
Oct 9
Alexander Saxelin, Before the Opening Night 
Oct 10
Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies 
Oct 10
C. Dodge Dunning, King Kong 
Oct 11
Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64 
Oct 11
Theodor Danegger, Die Schatztruhe 
Oct 11
Bert Bell, The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles 
Oct 11
Nina Rowland, The Ten Thousand Dollar Trail 
Oct 11
Peter Seal, Ghosts on the Loose 
Oct 12
Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63 
Oct 12
Edward Keane, It's a Wonderful Life 
Oct 12
Arnolt Bronnen, S.O.S. Die Insel der Tränen 
Oct 12
J.L. Sigler, Suez 
Oct 13
K Rudolf Mengelberg, Dutch composer (Concert Amsterdam), dies at 67 
Oct 14
Errol Flynn, Australian-born US actor (Captain Blood), dies of a heart attack at 50 
Oct 14
Harry L. Decker, The Cowboy Star 
Oct 14
Errol Flynn, The Adventures of Robin Hood 
Oct 14
George De Warfaz, The Fighting Pimpernel 
Oct 15
Lipót Fejér, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1880) 
Oct 15
Elliott White Springs, Body and Soul 
Oct 16
George Marshall, US army general, dies at 78 
Oct 16
George C. Marshall, George Marshall & the American Century 
Oct 18
Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (b. 1898) 
Oct 18
Igor Sorokhtin, Lunnyy kamen 
Oct 19
Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60 
Oct 19
Stanley Bate, composer, dies at 45 
Oct 20
Werner Krauss, actor (Joyless Street), dies at 75 
Oct 20
Dane Lussier, Dick Tracy vs. Cueball 
Oct 20
Werner Krauss, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 
Oct 20
Maria Sazarina, Die letzte Fahrt der Santa Margareta 
Oct 21
Olive Blakeney, That Uncertain Feeling 
Oct 22
A.W. Hackel, The Living Ghost 
Oct 22
Charles Grider, Bliss 
Oct 23
Gerda Lundequist, Swedish actress (b. 1871) 
Oct 23
Gerda Lundequist, Gösta Berlings saga 
Oct 24
Jean Wall, Elevator to the Gallows 
Oct 24
Dolores Durán, Tattoo 
Oct 24
Felix Borg, Rautakylän vanha parooni 
Oct 25
Bob Murphy, TV host (RFD America), dies at 42 
Oct 28
Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies 
Oct 28
Egon Kornauth, composer, dies at 68 
Oct 28
Camilo Cienfuegos, Cuban revolutionary (b. 1932) 
Oct 28
Oluf Bang, Familien Olsen 
Oct 28
Francis 'Bunny' Weldon, Broadway Nights 
Oct 29
Govindrajulu Subba Rao, Malapilla 
Oct 30
Blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33 
Oct 30
Hal Grayson, Hollywood on Parade No. A-2 
Oct 30
Noel Francis, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang 
Oct 31
Jean Cabannes, French physicist (b. 1885) 
Nov 1
Gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66 
Nov 1
M.K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Ambikapathy 
Nov 1
Gesa Lindblad, 33.333 
Nov 2
Charlotte Parry, Take It from Me 
Nov 3
Friedrich Niggli, composer, dies at 83 
Nov 3
Joseph Cherniavsky, Man, Woman and Wife 
Nov 3
Tom Williamson, Oh! What a Surprise! 
Nov 3
Teiji Takahashi, Ballad of Narayama 
Nov 4
I.A.R. Wylie, Vivacious Lady 
Nov 4
Maurice Brierre, Casablanca 
Nov 4
Wladyslaw Walter, Border Street 
Nov 6
Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68 
Nov 6
Roger Vincent, La retraite 
Nov 6
Mrs. Lesovosky, Mark of the Vampire 
Nov 7
Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72 
Nov 7
Victor McLaglen, The Quiet Man 
Nov 7
Jim Mason, The Penalty 
Nov 8
Frank Sherman Land, founder of DeMolay International (b. 1890) 
Nov 8
Anna Demetrio, The Big Store 
Nov 9
Frederick Preston Search, composer, dies at 70 
Nov 9
Paul Oscard, Road to Morocco 
Nov 9
Don Scannavinni, Million Dollar Mermaid 
Nov 9
Niranjan Pal, Achhut Kanya 
Nov 9
Ramón Cabanillas, Pelerinaxe do 'Patronato Rosalia Castro' aos Lugares rosalianos e aitos orgaizados en homaxe da poeta o 'Dia de Galiza' de 1.951 en Sant-iago 
Nov 10
Lupino Lane, actress (Deputy Drummer), dies at 67 
Nov 10
Lupino Lane, Only Me 
Nov 10
Hilda Trevelyan, Inquest 
Nov 11
George V. Denny Jr., America's Town Meeting 
Nov 11
Charles Chauvel, Jedda the Uncivilized 
Nov 11
Susan Steel, The Jury 
Nov 12
Daan Van Olleffen, De laatste dagen van een eiland 
Nov 12
Louis Mason, Spitfire 
Nov 13
Pál Zilahi, Szenzáció 
Nov 13
Myrta Bonillas, The Custard Cup 
Nov 14
Thomas Ross, actor (Without Limit), dies at 84 
Nov 15
Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies 
Nov 16
Campbell Gray, Nineteen Eighty-Four 
Nov 17
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazilian composer/pianist/conductor, dies at 72 
Nov 17
Irene Seidner, All Through the Night 
Nov 17
Heitor Villa-Lobos, Fifty Shades of Grey 
Nov 18
Arthur Q. Bryan, Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends 
Nov 18
Douglas Håge, Fridolfs farliga ålder 
Nov 18
James W. Cobb, Back Stage 
Nov 19
Edward C Tolman, US psychologist (behaviorism), dies 
Nov 19
Gerard J Arbous, actor/publicist (Bohemian Amsterdam), dies at 83 
Nov 19
Joseph Charbonneau, archbishop of Montreal (b. 1892) 
Nov 19
Manuel París, Patricio Looked at a Star 
Nov 19
Harry Welfar, Durand of the Bad Lands 
Nov 20
Bud Pearson, If You Knew Susie 
Nov 20
Eivor Kjellström, Saturday Nights 
Nov 20
Sylvia Lopez, Ercole e la regina di Lidia 
Nov 21
Max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49 
Nov 21
Max Baer, American boxer (b. 1909) 
Nov 21
Max Baer, Africa Screams 
Nov 22
Molla Mallory, eight-time U.S. Open tennis champion, dies at 75 
Nov 22
Sam Lewis, King Kong 
Nov 22
Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Ashes and Diamonds 
Nov 22
Jiver Hutchinson, Theatre Royal 
Nov 22
Frank O'Connor, Little Miss No-Account 
Nov 22
Molla Mallory,  
Nov 24
Lyman Bryson, educator (UN Casebook), dies at 71 
Nov 24
Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainen writer (Commissioners), dies at 60 
Nov 24
Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player (b. 1883) 
Nov 24
Lyman Bryson, U.N. Casebook 
Nov 25
Stellan Windrow, Halvvägs till himlen 
Nov 25
Gérard Philipe, Fan-Fan the Tulip 
Nov 25
Jean Grémillon, The Love of a Woman 
Nov 26
Albert William Ketelby, composer, dies at 84 
Nov 26
Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (b. 1875) 
Nov 26
Wesley Bly, Three Arabian Nuts 
Nov 26
Albert W. Ketèlbey, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion 
Nov 27
Gerard Philipe, actor/dir (La Ronde, Gambler), dies of cancer at 36 
Nov 28
Lester Vail, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies on 59th birthday 
Nov 28
Lester Vail, Dance, Fools, Dance 
Nov 28
Ed McFarland, World Series Baseball Game 
Nov 29
Fritz Brun, composer, dies at 81 
Nov 29
Hans Henny Jahnn, writer, dies at 64 
Nov 29
Hans Henny Jahnn, Die Nacht aus Blei 
Nov 29
J.R. Tremblay, A Man and His Sin 
Nov 30
Louis de Carbonnat, Le tour de France par deux enfants 
Nov 30
Einar Böckertz, While the Door Was Locked 
Nov 30
Per Hugo Jacobsson, Djurgårdsnätter 
Dec 1
Jose Nepomuceno, Dalagang bukid 
Dec 3
Gustavo Barroso, Jesuíno Brilhante, o Cangaceiro 
Dec 4
Rosetta Duncan, (Duncan Sisters), dies in an auto accident at 58 
Dec 4
Rosetta Duncan, Great Ladies in Theatre Tribute 
Dec 5
K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies 
Dec 6
Len Doyle, actor (Harrington-Mr District Attorney), dies at 66 
Dec 6
Will Louis, One Too Many 
Dec 7
Charlie Hall, Tit for Tat 
Dec 9
Walter Compton, news anchor (DuMont Evening News), dies at 47 
Dec 9
Elias Gamboa, Under Fiesta Stars 
Dec 9
Alfred E. Gold, Hindenburg Disaster Newsreel Footage 
Dec 9
John Olsen, Baronessen fra benzintanken 
Dec 9
Walter Compton, Dick Tracy 
Dec 9
Tony Canzoneri, Sport Slants 
Dec 9
Kurt Held, Die schwarzen Brüder 
Dec 10
Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies 
Dec 10
Henri Vidal, French actor (Fabiola), dies of a heart attack at 40 
Dec 11
Jim Bottomley, American baseball player (b. 1900) 
Dec 11
Mary Waller, Experiments in Science 
Dec 11
Joe Dill, Strangers in the Night 
Dec 12
Russell Simpson, actor (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 79 
Dec 12
Russell Simpson, The Grapes of Wrath 
Dec 13
Jules Kruger, Pépé le Moko 
Dec 13
W.B. Abingdon, Henry VIII 
Dec 14
Maria EG "Lizzy" Ansingh, Dutch painter (Cast Off), dies at 84 
Dec 14
Carl Kent, A Wind from the South 
Dec 14
Oskar Höcker, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse 
Dec 14
Daisy Ford, Double Cross 
Dec 15
Adolf Bouwmeester, De vier mullers 
Dec 15
James Eagles, Sunset Range 
Dec 16
Sergey Vasilyev, Chapayev 
Dec 17
H.R. Hignett, Silent Evidence 
Dec 18
Dorothy L Sayers, writer, dies at 66 
Dec 18
István Ráth-Végh, Fekete Krónika 
Dec 19
Walter Williams, claimed to be last survivor of Civil War, dies at 117 
Dec 19
Carlo Lombardo, Il mostro dell'isola 
Dec 19
J.M. Dumont, The Miracle Man 
Dec 21
Rosanjin, Japanese calligrapher, restaurateur and ceramicist (b. 1883) 
Dec 21
Edward Gross, Make a Wish 
Dec 22
Gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60 
Dec 22
Gilda Gray, Piccadilly 
Dec 23
Edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78 
Dec 23
Lester Lonergan Jr, actor (Growing Paynes), dies at 65 
Dec 23
Lord Irwin, ambassador to US (1940-46), dies at 78