ⓘ 1893 in film

                                     

ⓘ 1893 in film

  • First major public movie show, Worlds Columbian Exposition.
  • Thomas Edison builds Americas First Movie Studio, the Black Maria.
  • Blacksmith Scene is made and presented by Thomas Edison.
                                     

1. Films released in 1893

  • Blacksmith Scene, directed by William K. L. Dickson.
  • Rabbits, directed by Etienne-Jules Marey
  • Horse Shoeing, a documentary short film starring and directed by William K. L. Dickson.
                                     

2. Births

  • December 7 – Fay Bainter, Academy Award–winning American actress died 1968
  • April 20 – Harold Lloyd, American actor died 1971
  • August 17 – Mae West, American actress died 1980
  • August 30 – Vera Kholodnaya – Russian film actress died 1919
  • June 14 – Suzanne Grandais, French actress died 1920
  • March 29 – Astrid Holm, Danish actress died 1961
  • December 12 – Edward G. Robinson, Romanian-born, American-actor died 1973
  • April 12 – Robert Harron, American actor died 1920
  • October 14 – Lillian Gish, American actress died 1993
  • December 24 – Harry Warren, born Salvatore Antonio Guaragna, American film songwriter died 1981
  • March 7 – Elsa Ratassepp, Estonian actress died 1972
  • September 16 – Alexander Korda, Hungarian film director, founder of London Films died 1956
  • July 6 – Lech Owron, Polish actor died 1965
  • April 3 – Leslie Howard, British actor died 1943
  • February 10 – Jimmy Durante, American actor and singer died 1980