Year In Film 1927

  • Number of Releases: 743
  • Number of theatres: 21,660
  • Average weekly attendance: 57,000,000
  • Box office receipts: $74,000,000 (unconfirmed)
  • First Feature-length Talkie: The Jazz Singer

Top box office stars-Clara Bow, Douglas Fairbanks, Al Jolson, Emil Jannings, Janet Gaynor, Buster Keaton, Richard Barthelmess, Mary Pickford, Lon Chaney, Gary Cooper

Top grossing films- Jazz Singer $7.6m, Wings $3.6m, Blake of Scotland Yard $3.5m, Love $1.7m, Tell It To The Marines $1.6m

  • Palme d’Or- Does not exist yet
  • Academy Award- Wings

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