Year In Film 1931

  • Number of Releases: 622
  • Number of theatres: 21,993 (wired for sound 13,128)
  • Average weekly attendance: 75,000,000
  • Average ticket price: $
  • Box office receipts: $719,000,000

Top box office stars-Charles Farrell, Janet Gaynor, Joan Crawford, Norma Shearer, Marie Dressler, Wallace Beery, Clara Bow, Al Jolson, Colleen Moore, Greta Garbo

Top grossing films: City Lights $2m, Trader Horn $1.7m, Palmy Days $1.6m, The Man Who Came Back $1.4m, Merely Mary Ann $1.3m/ Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde $1.3m

  • Palme d’Or- does not yet exist
  • Academy Award- Grand Hotel

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