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List of years in film

The year 1915 in film involved some significant events.

Events

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

Highest-grossing films of 1915
Rank Title Gross
1 The Birth of a Nation $10,000,000[2]
2 Carmen $147,600
3 The Cheat $137,364 [3]
4 Temptation $102,437
5 The Girl of the Golden West $102,224
6 The Warrens of Virginia $85,770
7 The Golden Chance $83,504
8 Chimmie Fadden $78,944
9 Chimmie Fadden Out West $72,036
10 The Arab $66,036

Notable films released in 1915

All following films are American, except where stated.

Short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

References

  1. ^ "The Metro Corporation". Motography. XIII (8). February 20, 1915. p. 278. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Rucker, Walter C.; Upton, James N., eds. (2007). Encyclopedia of American race riots. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-313-33301-9. ...earning more than $10 million at the box office in 1915. By 1949, it had earned $50 million
  3. ^ Birchard, Robert S. (2004), Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood, Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, p. 19, ISBN 0-8131-2324-0
  4. ^ Kinnard,Roy (1995). "Horror in Silent Films". McFarland and Company Inc. Page 65. ISBN 0-7864-0036-6.