A new type of content to stimulate the masses. I am going to list facts I find interesting, and I hope you do too, for a year in film. I am going to jump around to keep it more interesting. Let me know what you think. It’s ok to engage me.
- Number of Releases: 392
- 3-D releases: 1
- CinemaScope releases: 72
- Number of theatres: 19,2000 (4,587 are drive ins)
- Average weekly attendance: 46,000,000
- Average ticket price: $0.50
- Box office receipts: $1,326,000,000
Top box office stars- James Stewart, Grace Kelly, John Wayne, William Holden, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Martin & Lewis, Humphrey Bogart, June Allyson, Clark Gable
Top grossing films- Cinerama Holiday $10m, Mister Roberts $8.5m, Battle Cry $8m, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea $8m, Not As A Stranger $7.1m
- Palme d’Or- Marty
- Academy Award- Marty
- Golden Globes- East of Eden/Guys and Dolls
- NY Film Critics- Marty
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