Year In Film 1942

  • Number of Releases: 533
  • Number of theatres: 20,380 (99 are drive ins)
  • Average weekly attendance: 85,000,000
  • Average ticket price: $0.27
  • Box office receipts: $1,022,000,000

Top box office stars- Abbott & Costello, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper, Mickey Rooney, Bob Hope, James Cagney, Gene Autry, Betty Grable, Greer Garson, Spencer’s Tracy

Top grossing films- Bambi $77.8m, Mrs. Miniver $13.5m, Yankee Doodle Dandy $11.8m, Woman of the Year $6m, Once Upon a Honeymoon $5.2m

  • Palme d’Or- Does not exist
  • Academy Award- Mrs. Miniver
  • NY Film Critics- In Which We Serve

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