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Notable Deaths - 1940

1940F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44

1940J. J. Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856)

1940Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Ramón Mercader at 62

1940Henry Ossian Flipper, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, dies at 84

1940Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 81

1940Arthur Neville Chamberlain, British premier (1937-40), dies of bowel cancer at 71

1940 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Panuganti Lakshminarasimha Rao, Indian writer and essayist (b. 1865) 
Jan 2
Richard Belfield, Galloping On 
Jan 2
John Graham Spacey, Thank You, Jeeves! 
Jan 4
Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Heart of Words), dies at 59 
Jan 4
Flora Finch, A Cure for Pokeritis 
Jan 5
Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46 
Jan 5
Humbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (b. 1885) 
Jan 5
Jack Roseleigh, Singing River 
Jan 5
Dorothy Mackaye, Ladies They Talk About 
Jan 6
William Hughes Curran, The Freshie 
Jan 7
Wilhelmina Schwab-Welman, Geeft ons kracht 
Jan 7
A.F. Mantz, The Last Card 
Jan 10
Al Hart, Out of the Clouds 
Jan 10
Roy Gardner, You Can't Beat the Rap! 
Jan 11
Konstancja Bednarzewska, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 
Jan 12
Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56 
Jan 12
Maude Turner Gordon, Sally 
Jan 14
Gudrun Houlberg, The Leap to Death 
Jan 14
John Hammond Dailey, Counsellor at Law 
Jan 16
Earl Dwire, Blue Steel 
Jan 17
Kai Paaske, Solskinsdalen 
Jan 18
Kazimierz P Tetmajer, Polish writer/poet (Young Poland), dies at 74 
Jan 18
Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer, Legenda Tatr 
Jan 18
Lau Ezerman, Lentelied 
Jan 20
Omar Bundy, U.S. army general (b. 1861) 
Jan 21
Otis Harlan, A Midsummer Night's Dream 
Jan 22
Magda Lena, Die vertauschte Braut 
Jan 22
Edwin Carewe, Evangeline 
Jan 22
E. Alyn Warren, The Mysterious Mr. Wong 
Jan 24
Emile van Bosch, revue/operetta-artist, dies at 52 
Jan 24
Emile van Bosch, Klokslag twaalf 
Jan 25
Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899) 
Jan 25
John Rand, The Circus 
Jan 27
Isaak Babel, Bezhin lug 
Jan 31
René "Sascha" Schickele, German writer (Erbe am Rhein), dies at 56 
Feb 1
Philip Francis Nowlan, science fiction writer, creator of Buck Rogers character (b. 1888) 
Feb 1
H.C. Chisholm, The Gold Rush 
Feb 1
Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 
Feb 2
Mikhail Koltsov, Life Is Beautiful 
Feb 2
Vsevolod Meyerhold, The Picture of Dorian Grey 
Feb 3
Stanislaw Roman Lewandowski, Kult ciala 
Feb 4
Nikolai Yezhov, Head of Soviet NKVD (b. 1895) 
Feb 6
Ivo Puhonny's, The Song Is Ended 
Feb 7
Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1894-95), dies 
Feb 7
Karel Schleichert, Seduction 
Feb 8
William Law, After the Thin Man 
Feb 8
Edward Ullman, Lucille Love: The Girl of Mystery 
Feb 9
Eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (b. 1857) 
Feb 10
Joel Jansson, Ådalens poesi 
Feb 11
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Gov-Gen of Canada (1935-40), dies 
Feb 11
John Buchan, The 39 Steps 
Feb 11
Geoffrey Malins, London Melody 
Feb 11
J.H. Rosny Sr., Quest for Fire 
Feb 12
Svend Aggerholm, Livets blændværk 
Feb 12
Hugh E. Wright, Nothing Else Matters 
Feb 14
Ilmari Kivinen, Rakkaus on nopeampi Piiroisen pässiäkin 
Feb 14
Harry Tate, Motoring 
Feb 17
Gus Elen, Wait Till the Work Comes Round 
Feb 18
Rudy Wiedoeft, Darn Tootin 
Feb 20
George Periolat, The Mark of Zorro 
Feb 21
Raffles Bill, Viktor and Viktoria 
Feb 23
John Tyke, Circle Canyon 
Feb 23
Viktor Léon, The Merry Widow 
Feb 27
Peter Behrens, German architect, dies 
Feb 27
Zofia Czaplinska, My Uncle from America 
Feb 28
Johan C Braakensiek, Dutch political cartoonist, dies at 81 
Feb 29
Edward Frederic Benson, novelist, dies 
Feb 29
Josef Swickard, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 
Feb 29
Robert S. Abbott, The Millionaire 
Feb 29
E.F. Benson, Dead of Night 
Feb 29
Nyrki Tapiovaara, One Man's Fate 
Feb 29
Prins Aage, De kongelige skal fotograferes 
Feb 29
F.N. Murphy, Lady Windermere's Fan 
Mar 1
Josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73 
Mar 1
Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (b. 1878) 
Mar 1
Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Põrgupõhja uus Vanapagan 
Mar 3
Philip Wood, Our Town 
Mar 4
Hamlin Garland, American novelist (b. 1860) 
Mar 4
Hamlin Garland, Ranger of the Big Pines 
Mar 4
Charles Thurston, The Chaser 
Mar 5
Cai Yuanpei, Chinese educator (b. 1868) 
Mar 5
Ilona Cs. Aczél, A nagymama 
Mar 5
Maxine Elliott, A Doll for the Baby 
Mar 5
C.B. Steele, The Gold Rush 
Mar 7
Edwin Markham, Lincoln, the Man of the People 
Mar 8
Philip Lonergan, Her Life and His 
Mar 9
Louis Levy, Madame de Thèbes 
Mar 10
Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68 
Mar 10
Mikhaïl Boulgakov, Russian writer (b. 1891) 
Mar 10
Mikhail A. Bulgakov, Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future 
Mar 10
Agnes von Krusenstjerna, Loving Couples 
Mar 11
John Monk Saunders, Wings 
Mar 11
Julius McVicker, The Phantom President 
Mar 12
Ralph V. Roberts, Der Tod und die Liebe 
Mar 12
Ralph Arthur Roberts, Murder for Sale 
Mar 13
La Jana, The Stars Shine 
Mar 13
Caleb Porter, Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot 
Mar 15
Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies 
Mar 15
Robert Leffler, Im Schatten des Glücks 
Mar 16
Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 81 
Mar 16
Selma Lagerlöf, The Phantom Carriage 
Mar 19
Gustaaf Sap, Belgian minister of Economic Affairs, dies at 54 
Mar 20
Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist (b. 1860) 
Mar 23
Takitarô Minakami, An Inn at Osaka 
Mar 25
Ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51 
Mar 25
William Bach, The Witch 
Mar 26
Spiridon Louis, Greek runner, winner of the first modern Olympics marathon (b. 1873) 
Mar 26
James R. Cowan, The Cocoanuts 
Mar 26
Spiridon Louis, Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad 
Mar 27
Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1872) 
Mar 27
Lee Scott, Broncho Billy Evens Matters 
Mar 28
Jenö Faragó, Casanova 
Mar 29
Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916) 
Mar 29
Charles McComas, The Chicken Chasers 
Mar 29
Felix Modjeska, The Motor Boat Bandits 
Mar 30
Jay Smith, The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin 
Mar 30
Monte Westmore, Gone with the Wind 
Mar 30
Franciszek Zyndram-Mucha, Manewry floty polskiej w Gdyni 
Mar 30
Walter Miller, The Mothering Heart 
Mar 31
Louise Dunlap, Tess of the Storm Country 
Apr 2
Otto Himm, Big Moments from Little Pictures 
Apr 3
Earl Askam, Flash Gordon 
Apr 4
Xaver Terofal, Almenrausch und Edelweiss 
Apr 4
Fanny Terofal-Mittermayr, Almenrausch und Edelweiss 
Apr 5
Carlo Bentsen, Panserbasse 
Apr 5
John Wray, All Quiet on the Western Front 
Apr 6
Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49 
Apr 7
William Faversham, Arizona Days 
Apr 7
Gordon Morris, 6 Hours to Live 
Apr 8
Harlan Knight, The Critical Age 
Apr 9
Mrs Patrick Campbell, English actress (Outcast Lady, Riptide), dies 
Apr 9
Pauline de Palla, The Midnight Girl 
Apr 9
William Foster, The Railroad Porter 
Apr 9
Albert Taylor, College Scandal 
Apr 10
J.G. Hawks, 'Blue Blazes' Rawden 
Apr 10
Mrs. Patrick Campbell, The Money Moon 
Apr 11
Hap Depew, The Devil's Brother 
Apr 12
John Bragdon, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages 
Apr 12
Honore Morrow, Seven Alone 
Apr 15
Anita Hendrie, The Golden Louis 
Apr 17
Katharina Schratt, Der Ochsenkrieg 
Apr 17
Vsevolod Ulianoff, She 
Apr 18
Florrie Forde, music hall artist, dies 
Apr 18
Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, historian, dies 
Apr 18
Robert Hale, What Happened to Harkness? 
Apr 18
Florrie Forde, Say It with Flowers 
Apr 18
Norman Selby, Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl 
Apr 18
Carl Lauritzen, The End of the World 
Apr 20
Anne Harriman-Vanderbilt, The Millionaires' Playground 
Apr 21
Timothy O'Donnell, Love My Dog 
Apr 21
Richard Robles, Lost Horizon 
Apr 23
Ida Carloni Talli, The Rival Engineers 
Apr 23
Narayanrao D. Sarpotdar, Jai Vijay 
Apr 24
S.S. Simon, The Barker 
Apr 24
Mrs. Norman T. Chaney, Railroadin' 
Apr 26
Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 
Apr 27
Imre Magyari, Rozmaring 
Apr 29
Bruno Lessing, Aschenbrödel 
Apr 29
Josef A. Pasternack, The King Steps Out 
Apr 30
Patsy Dougherty, World Series Baseball Game 
Apr 30
Frans Engström, Sylvi 
May 1
Arthur Whetsol, Check and Double Check 
May 1
Emil Höfer, Ich hab mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren 
May 1
Mrs. Roos, A Day's Pleasure 
May 2
Ethel Watts Mumford, Sick Abed 
May 3
Henry Ossian Flipper, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, dies at 84 
May 6
Ernest Gillet, The Dancing Masters 
May 7
George Lansbury, Labour Party Leader (b. 1859) 
May 7
George Lansbury, The Man with Two Faces 
May 8
Alexander Black, Miss Jerry 
May 9
Dallas M. Fitzgerald, My Lady of Whims 
May 10
Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56 
May 10
Bert Longenecker, Desert Phantom 
May 10
Francis Powers, Sea Mates 
May 12
Burgess Beall, The Iron Mask 
May 14
Eddy [Charles E] du Platform, writer/poet, dies 
May 14
Emma Goldman, US anarchists/feminist/author (Living My Life), dies 
May 14
Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/SDAP-2nd-Chamber, dies at 49 
May 14
Menno ter Braak, Dutch writer (Forum, New Elite), suicide at 38 
May 14
Emma Goldman, Good Enough for the People 
May 14
Beatrice Coleman, It Happened in Hollywood 
May 14
Ogden Crane, The Lost Freight Car 
May 15
Joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75 
May 15
Willem A Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), suicide at 63 
May 17
Lewis Schooler, Deceit 
May 18
A.B. DeComathiere, The Black King 
May 18
Clara Allen, The Chosen Prince, or The Friendship of David and Jonathan 
May 20
Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies 
May 20
Joris [Georges] van Severen, Flem fascist/Member of parliament, dies 
May 20
Francis Palmer Tilton, The Dark Angel 
May 20
Sibyl Harris, All This, and Heaven Too 
May 20
Verner von Heidenstam, Father Bom 
May 23
Andrej N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai, dies 
May 23
Paul Nizan, French journalist/writer (Ce Soir/Aden Arabia), dies at 35 
May 23
George O'Neil, Intermezzo: A Love Story 
May 25
Joe De Grasse, American film director (b. 1873) 
May 25
Gladys Unger, Sylvia Scarlett 
May 25
William M. Conselman, The Little Colonel 
May 25
Joseph De Grasse, Heart o' the Hills 
May 25
Ingeborg Gandrup, Tordenstenene 
May 28
Randle Ayrton, actor (Manx Man), dies at 70 
May 28
Theodor Streicher, composer, dies at 65 
May 28
Walter Connolly, actor (It Happened One Night, Good Earth), dies at 53 
May 28
Friedrich Karl von Hessen (b. 1868) 
May 28
George Durham, Texas Rangers 
May 28
Hjalmar Alvar, Caros død 
May 28
Randle Ayrton, The Manxman 
May 28
Walter Connolly, It Happened One Night 
May 29
Mary Navarro, Babette 
May 30
Y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104 
May 30
Roger Capellani, Le mari rêvé 
May 30
Doc Dearborn, It Happened in Hollywood 
May 30
L.A. French, Our Relations 
Jun 1
Percy Higginson, A Dash Through the Clouds 
Jun 1
Ali Hubert, The Life of Emile Zola 
Jun 2
Willem E Roelofs, painter/cartoonist, dies 
Jun 2
Max Graf, Half-a-Dollar Bill 
Jun 6
E E Clive, actor (Bulldog Drummond, Night Muss Fall), dies at 56 
Jun 6
E.E. Clive, Bride of Frankenstein 
Jun 6
Florence Roberts, Babes in Toyland 
Jun 6
Henry Otho, Clipped Wings 
Jun 7
James Hall, writer/actor (Millie, Hell's Angels), dies at 39 
Jun 7
James Hall, Hell's Angels 
Jun 7
Eugene Burr, The Girl with No Regrets 
Jun 7
Willy Bille, Plat eller krone 
Jun 8
Frederick Shepherd Converse, US composer, dies at 69 
Jun 8
Frederick Shepherd Converse, Bread and Circus 
Jun 10
Marcus Garvey, Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend 
Jun 11
F.D. Marchetti, Small Time Crooks 
Jun 13
Babette Devrient, Ssanin 
Jun 13
George Fitzmaurice, The Son of the Sheik 
Jun 14
Alexander Hubert, Carmen 
Jun 15
Ernst Weiß, Mein Vater, meine Frau und meine Geliebte 
Jun 15
Charles Lamy, The Fall of the House of Usher 
Jun 16
DuBose Heyward, US writer (Porgy, Star Spangled Virgin), dies 
Jun 16
Vitezslava Kapralova, composer, dies at 25 
Jun 16
DuBose Heyward, There's Something About Mary 
Jun 17
Arthur Harden,  
Jun 18
Maurice Moscovitch, The Great Dictator 
Jun 19
Maurice Jaubert, composer, dies at 40 
Jun 19
Robert Wildhack, Broadway Melody of 1936 
Jun 19
Lugné-Poe, La dame aux camélias 
Jun 19
Mildred June, Crazy to Act 
Jun 19
Maurice Jaubert, L'Atalante 
Jun 20
Jehan Alain, French organist/composer, dies in battle at 29 
Jun 20
Charley Chase, On the Wrong Trek 
Jun 21
Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist, dies 
Jun 21
Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic, drowns at 40 
Jun 21
W Hasenclever, writer, dies at 49 
Jun 21
Smedley Butler, American Marine general (b. 1881) 
Jun 21
Ernst Dumcke, Die Seitensprünge des Herrn Blohm 
Jun 21
Smedley Butler, American Secrets 
Jun 21
Walter Hasenclever, Anna Christie 
Jun 22
M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies 
Jun 22
Wladimir Köppen [Vladimir Köppen], German Meteorologist and Climatologist who developed the Köppen climate classification system for the regions of the world, dies at 93 
Jun 22
Ernst Spitz, World and the Flesh 
Jun 22
Willi Münzenberg, Kuhle Wampe oder: Wem gehört die Welt? 
Jun 25
George Hackathorne, The Last of the Mohicans 
Jun 28
Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya, dies at 44 
Jun 29
Paul Klee, Swiss/German painter/tutor (Modern Art), dies at 60 
Jun 29
Paul Klee, Paul Klee 
Jul 1
Ben Turpin, Saps at Sea 
Jul 2
Ben[jamin] Turpin, US comic (Saps at Sea, His New Job), dies 
Jul 2
Bertram Shapleigh, composer, dies at 69 
Jul 2
Guido Seeber, The Golem 
Jul 2
Adrien Lamy, Le prince des Six Jours 
Jul 2
Philip Yale Drew, The Holdup Man 
Jul 2
Louis LaVoie, Magnificent Obsession 
Jul 3
George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies 
Jul 4
Ferenc Vendrey, Keserü szerelem 
Jul 4
Marie Larisch, Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich 
Jul 4
Lex Neal, Speedy 
Jul 5
Carl Einstein, Der Bebuquin - Rendezvous mit Carl Einstein 
Jul 7
Dagmar Parmas, Ulkosaarelaiset 
Jul 8
M.W. Rale, The Mysteries of Myra 
Jul 8
Granville Bates, My Favorite Wife 
Jul 9
Bernard Siegel, Laugh, Clown, Laugh 
Jul 10
Donald Francis Tovey, English musicologist/composer, dies at 64 
Jul 11
Italo Pacchioni, Funerali di Giuseppe Verdi a Milano 
Jul 12
John Hatton, Our Gang 
Jul 12
Mrs. Richard Mansfield, Beau Brummel 
Jul 14
Bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies 
Jul 15
Donald Calthrop, dies at 52 
Jul 15
Robert Wadlow, world's tallest man (8'11.1"), dies at 32 
Jul 15
Robert Wadlow, Freaks Uncensored! 
Jul 15
Mary Wong, The Good Earth 
Jul 15
Donald Calthrop, Scrooge 
Jul 17
Donald McNamee, Fashion Madness 
Jul 18
J. Edwin Robbins, A Society Sensation 
Jul 19
Samuel H Chang, US newspaper magnate, murdered in Shanghai 
Jul 20
Y G Van de Peat, Dutch director of employment, commits suicide 
Jul 20
William Arnold, The Overland Express 
Jul 21
Sarada Ukil, Prem Sanyas 
Jul 23
Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, When the Cook Fell Ill 
Jul 24
Carlton Griffin, Girl Shy 
Jul 24
Frank Redman, The Perils of Pauline 
Jul 26
Kurt Kluge, The Higher Command 
Jul 27
Luciano Molinari, La scala di seta 
Jul 28
Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer, dies at 66 
Jul 28
Leonard Trainor, Tempest Cody Hits the Trail 
Jul 28
Patricia Rooney, The Three Diamonds 
Jul 29
Saxon Kling, The Indestructible Wife 
Jul 31
Whitney Krakower, US gangster, murderrd by "Bugsy" Siegel 
Jul 31
Joseph Brotherton, Tarzan the Fearless 
Aug 1
William Ehfe, The Best Man 
Aug 1
Gus Meins, Babes in Toyland 
Aug 3
Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide 
Aug 3
Harvey Cunningham, The Show of Shows 
Aug 3
William Mathieson, You Can't Have Everything 
Aug 3
Egill Rostrup, Kan disse Øjne lyve? 
Aug 4
Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies 
Aug 4
Vladimir Jabotinsky, Samson and Delilah 
Aug 5
Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 
Aug 5
Talbot Mundy, King of the Khyber Rifles 
Aug 5
Johannes Buchholtz, Susanne 
Aug 5
Bird Millman, The Law of the Yukon 
Aug 5
Frederick Albert Cook, Dr. Cook at Copenhagen 
Aug 8
Johnny Dodds, American musician (b. 1892) 
Aug 8
Dane Coolidge, Rimrock Jones 
Aug 8
Jasper Ewing Brady, The Man She Brought Back 
Aug 9
Walter Law, Whoopee! 
Aug 9
William Royle, Drums of Fu Manchu 
Aug 10
Hans Caspar von Zobeltitz, Kora Terry 
Aug 10
Dorville, Don Quichotte 
Aug 12
Ulrich Bigalke, Deutsche Siege in drei Erdteilen 
Aug 13
George C Pearce, actor (Hold tat Lion, British Agent), dies at 75 
Aug 13
George C. Pearce, The Pointed Finger 
Aug 15
Gene Morgan, Blonde Venus 
Aug 16
Billy Fiske, US RAF-pilot/2nd lieutenant, dies of injuries 
Aug 16
Henri Desgrange, French cyclist/founder (Tour de France), dies at 75 
Aug 17
Nick Copeland, Lodge Night 
Aug 17
William M.L. Fiske, White Heat 
Aug 18
Walter P. Chrysler, American automobile executive (b. 1875) 
Aug 18
James Lee Davis, Cimarron 
Aug 18
Joe Neary, Let 'Er Run 
Aug 20
Leon Trotsky, The Assassination of Trotsky 
Aug 21
Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, icepicked by Ramón Mercader at 62 
Aug 21
Paul Juon, Russian/Swiss violinist/composer, dies at 68 
Aug 21
Ernest Lawrence Thayer, American poet (b. 1863) 
Aug 21
Hermann Obrecht, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1882) 
Aug 21
Ernest Lawrence Thayer, Casey at the Bat 
Aug 22
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist (b. 1851) 
Aug 22
James Quinn, Come and Get It! 
Aug 24
Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow disk), dies at 80 
Aug 24
Paul Nipkow, Bunte Fernseh-Fibel 
Aug 24
Edna Waldron, The Merry Widow 
Aug 25
Ethan Allen, The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House 
Aug 29
Arthur De Greef, composer, dies at 77 
Aug 29
John Binns, The Grapes of Wrath 
Aug 30
J. J. Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1856) 
Aug 30
Earl Taggert, The Sin of Madelon Claudet 
Aug 30
Errol Taggart, The Public Pays 
Aug 31
Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 
Aug 31
Georges Gauthier, French Canadian Roman Catholic archbishop of Montreal (b. 1871) 
Sep 1
Glenn Belt, The Final Extra 
Sep 1
George Utell, An Aerial Joy Ride 
Sep 2
Eddie Collins, Drums Along the Mohawk 
Sep 2
Caryl S. Fleming, Beating Back 
Sep 3
Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stjorna), dies at 59 
Sep 4
Arthur Stone, Fury 
Sep 4
Helene Chadwick, Wise Guys Prefer Brunettes 
Sep 4
Ludwik Fritsche, Moralnosc pani Dulskiej 
Sep 5
Eugenie Forde, Wild and Willie 
Sep 7
Edmund Rumpler, Austria auto/airplane builder, dies 
Sep 7
Hal Walters, The Four Feathers 
Sep 7
Leon F. Douglass, Cupid Angling 
Sep 8
Hemmo Kallio, Anna-Liisa 
Sep 8
Lila Leslie, A Woman Reclaimed 
Sep 10
Edward LeSaint, Modern Times 
Sep 12
Henri Lavedan, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise 
Sep 14
Georgia Coleman, Episode #1.5189 
Sep 15
Dick Ket, painter/cartoonist, dies at 37 
Sep 16
William Anthony McGuire, The Great Ziegfeld 
Sep 21
Jack Winn, Blood and Sand 
Sep 22
Jack Adair, The Drag-Net 
Sep 22
Rudolf Medek, Ohnivý drak 
Sep 23
Robert Hitchins,  
Sep 23
Blanche Craig, The Magic Cup 
Sep 24
Grover Jones, Trouble in Paradise 
Sep 25
Marguerite Clark, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch 
Sep 26
Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48 
Sep 26
Walter Benjamin, Film socialisme 
Sep 27
Walter Benjamin, German/French literature critic/writer, dies at 48 
Sep 27
Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Austrian neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857) 
Sep 27
Richard Lindström, Röda dagen 
Sep 27
Grace Goodall, Top Flat 
Sep 28
Earl Hurd, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 
Sep 28
Antal Farkas, Jön az öcsém 
Sep 29
Courtney Ryley Cooper, The Plainsman 
Sep 30
Walter Kollo, composer, dies at 62 
Sep 30
Walter Kollo, Tre små piger 
Oct 4
André Deed, An Extraordinary Dislocation 
Oct 4
Olive Young, Daxia Gan Fengchi 
Oct 4
Arthur Swanstrom, Blue Jasmine 
Oct 5
Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican composer: Cuauhnahuac/Planos, dies at 40 
Oct 5
Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (b. 1859) 
Oct 5
Ballington Booth, English Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America 
Oct 5
Silvestre Revueltas, Sin City 
Oct 5
Max Ferner, Donner, Blitz und Sonnenschein 
Oct 5
Joseph Menchen, Das Mirakel 
Oct 6
Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55 
Oct 6
Ernst Fastbom, Halta Lena och Vindögda Per 
Oct 7
Maurice Leloir, The Iron Mask 
Oct 8
Robert Emden, Swiss geo/astro physics (Gaskugeln), dies at 78 
Oct 9
Wilfred Grenfell, English medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador (b. 1865). 
Oct 9
Wilfred Grenfell, The Viking 
Oct 10
Berton Churchill, Canadian actor (b. 1876) 
Oct 10
Berton Churchill, Stagecoach 
Oct 11
Lluís Companys, President of Generalitat of Catalonia (shot) (b. 1882) 
Oct 11
Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860) 
Oct 11
James Spottswood, Thunderbolt 
Oct 11
Charles Ogle, A Christmas Carol 
Oct 11
Julia Håkansson, Elisabet 
Oct 12
Tom Mix, American actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60 
Oct 12
Ruth Harriet Louise, The Demi-Bride 
Oct 12
James Bradbury Sr., Badgered 
Oct 12
Tom Mix, Local Color on the A-1 Ranch 
Oct 14
Helen Simpson, Sabotage 
Oct 15
Lluís Companys, El ejército del pueblo nace 
Oct 16
Paul Guidé, La bâillonnée - Épisode 7: Le droit de la mer 
Oct 16
Marguerite St. John, The Laughing Lady 
Oct 17
George Davis, World Series Baseball Game 
Oct 17
María Fernanda Ibáñez, La madrina del diablo 
Oct 18
Suze Groeneweg, 1st woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber (1918-37), dies at 65 
Oct 18
Athole Stewart, The Spy in Black 
Oct 19
Helen Lackaye, The Knife 
Oct 20
Gunnar Asplund, Swedish architect (b. 1885) 
Oct 21
William G. Conley, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1866) 
Oct 23
George B. Cortelyou, William McKinley at Canton, Ohio 
Oct 24
Victor Hollaender, composer, dies at 74 
Oct 24
Pierre Weiss, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism) dies at 75 
Oct 24
Hans Kyser, Faust 
Oct 24
Victor Hollaender, Sumurun 
Oct 26
Árpád Pásztor, Keserü szerelem 
Oct 26
M.J. Hagerman, The Social Slave 
Oct 26
Marshall Hageman, Torchy Gets Her Man 
Oct 26
Joe De Stefani, The Man They Could Not Hang 
Oct 27
Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer, dies at 72 
Oct 27
Fini Henriques, Fini Henriques 
Oct 28
Andrea d' Angeli, composer, dies at 71 
Oct 30
Carlos Avril, Le récit du capitaine 
Nov 1
Willi Schur, The Captain from Köpenick 
Nov 1
Richard Allen, Where Shore and Water Meet 
Nov 3
Lewis Hine, Days of Heaven 
Nov 3
Manuel Azaña, The Spanish Earth 
Nov 4
Manuel Azaña y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60 
Nov 4
Arthur Rostron, Deep Inside the Titanic 
Nov 4
Harry Bernard, Saps at Sea 
Nov 7
Sarah Addington, And So They Were Married 
Nov 8
Georg Blickingberg, Unga hjärtan 
Nov 9
Arthur Neville Chamberlain, British premier (1937-40), dies of bowel cancer at 71 
Nov 9
Stephen Peter Alencastre, Portuguese Catholic prelate (b. 1876) 
Nov 9
Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill: The Darkest Hours 
Nov 9
Gunnar Tolnæs, A Trip to Mars 
Nov 12
Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34 
Nov 12
Alejandro García Caturla, The Lost City 
Nov 13
George F. Hutchins, The Monster Walks 
Nov 14
Melvin Lang, Doomed to Die 
Nov 16
Heinz Reichert, Strauss' Great Waltz 
Nov 16
Albert Engström, Rospiggar 
Nov 17
Eric Gill, British sculptor (b. 1882) 
Nov 17
Raymond Pearl, American biologist (b. 1879) 
Nov 17
Sylvia Ashton, Greed 
Nov 17
Eric Gill, St Paul 
Nov 19
Frank Wortman, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages 
Nov 19
Molly Shafer, The Return 
Nov 20
Harriot Stanton Blatch, Eighty Million Women Want - ? 
Nov 20
Adrienne Morrison, Damaged Goods 
Nov 21
Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies 
Nov 21
Agustín Espí, 48 pesetas de taxi 
Nov 22
Waclaw Berent, Polish novelist, dies at 67 
Nov 22
Otto F. Gmelin, Das Fräulein an der Kasse 
Nov 23
Catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82 
Nov 23
Billy Jones, Down on the Barn 
Nov 26
C.W. Stowell, The Ramparts We Watch 
Nov 27
Seal Harris, Spirit of Youth 
Nov 28
Nicolae Iorga, author/president of Romania, murdered by fascist 
Nov 28
Frank Tinney, The Governor's Boss 
Nov 30
Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78 
Nov 30
George McClellan, Annual Parade, New York Fire Department 
Dec 1
Charles Richman, Dark Victory 
Dec 3
Ugo Ceseri, Passaporto rosso 
Dec 3
C. Henry Gordon, Scarface 
Dec 4
Helmer Adler, Herrat ovat herkkäuskoisia 
Dec 5
Jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60 
Dec 5
Mordechai Frizis, Jewish Greek military officer (b. 1893) 
Dec 5
Wilfred Lucas, Modern Times 
Dec 5
Fred Warren, The Matrimaniac 
Dec 5
Eddie Nelson, Hot and Heavy 
Dec 6
Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895), dies 
Dec 6
Carl H. Christensen, Klør Dame 
Dec 6
Billy Franey, The Star Packer 
Dec 6
James Kilgannon, I Take This Woman 
Dec 6
Darr Wittenmyer, Two Laughs 
Dec 8
George Exton Lloyd, Anglican Bishop and theologian (b. 1861) 
Dec 8
Pedro Fernández Cuenca, Marianela 
Dec 9
Maletti, Italian general, dies in battle 
Dec 9
József Baróthy, Iglói diákok 
Dec 9
Lee Willard, His Regeneration 
Dec 9
John Hyams, Give Me Action 
Dec 10
William V. Mong, The Grudge 
Dec 10
Christian Schrøder, Loppen 
Dec 11
J. Harold Murray, Women Everywhere 
Dec 11
Georgi Filatov, Professor Mamlock 
Dec 13
Dusty Tapscott, cricket (bro of Doodles, 4&1 in only S Af Test), dies 
Dec 13
George Macaulay, cricketer (took 24 wkts in 8 Tests, Eng 22-33), dies 
Dec 13
Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, French physicist (b. 1851) 
Dec 13
George Regas, Greek actor (b. 1890) 
Dec 13
George Regas, The Mark of Zorro 
Dec 13
Edward Cecil, The Cove of Missing Men 
Dec 15
William H. Terhune, Babes in Toyland 
Dec 16
M Eugene F T Dubois, geologist/paleontologist (Wadjakmens), dies 
Dec 16
William Wallace, composer, dies at 80 
Dec 16
Billy Hamilton, American baseball player (b. 1866) 
Dec 17
Alicia Boole Stott, Irish mathematician (b. 1860) 
Dec 18
Frank Condon, Rubber Tires 
Dec 19
Landers Stevens, The Question of Today 
Dec 19
Kyösti Kallio, I.S.K. 40 v. riemujuhlanäyttely Pieksämäellä 
Dec 21
F Scott Fitzgerald, author (Zelda), dies of a heart attack at 44 
Dec 21
Hal Kemp, Small Time Crooks 
Dec 21
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
Dec 21
Lucille Mulhall, The Cherokee Strip 
Dec 21
Mary Cecil, The Women 
Dec 21
Jack O'Hara, The Fifty-Fifty Girl 
Dec 22
Nathanael West, [Weinstein], US writer (Cool Million), dies at 37 
Dec 22
Nathanael West, The Day of the Locust 
Dec 24
Billy Hill, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
Dec 24
Henry Youngman, The Night That Sophie Graduated 
Dec 25
Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 
Dec 25
Agnes Ayres, The Sheik 
Dec 26
Daniel Frohman, Cinderella 
Dec 26
Ernest Lawford, The Fighter 
Dec 26
Margit Miklóssy, Az alvajáró 
Dec 26
Reinhold Weiglin, Jungens 
Dec 27
John E. Brennan, Wanted: An Heir 
Dec 27
Kaarlo Kartio, The Scapegoat 
Dec 28
Jack Stegall, The Devil on Horseback 
Dec 30
Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79 
Dec 30
József Sziklay, Nobody's Son 
Dec 31
J.C. Hoffner, White Oak 
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