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1938

The cinema releases of 1935 were highly representative of the early Golden Age period of Hollywood. This period was punctuated by performances from Clark Gable, Shirley Temple, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and the first teaming of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. A significant number of productions also originated in the UK film industry.

Top-grossing films (U.S.)

The top ten 1935 released films by box office gross in North America are as follows:

Highest-grossing films of 1935
Rank Title Studio Box office gross rental
1 Mutiny on the Bounty Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $2,250,000[1][2]
2 Top Hat RKO Radio Pictures $1,782,000[3][4]
3 China Seas Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer $1,710,000[1][2]
4 Broadway Melody of 1936 $1,655,000[1][2]
5 David Copperfield $1,621,000[1][2]
6 Steamboat Round the Bend 20th Century Fox $1,528,000[5]
7 The Crusades Paramount Pictures $1,491,471[6]
8 Roberta RKO Radio Pictures $1,467,000[3][4]
9 In Old Kentucky 20th Century Fox $1,438,000[5]
10 The Littlest Rebel $1,431,000[5]

Events

Academy Awards

Main article: 8th Academy Awards

The 8th Academy Awards were held on March 5, 1936, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Frank Capra. This was the first year in which the gold statuettes were called "Oscars".

Most nominations: Mutiny on the Bounty (MGM) – 8

Major Awards

Most Awards: The Informer (RKO) – 4 (Actor, Director, Adaptation, Scoring)

Top Ten Money Making Stars

Exhibitors selected the following as the Top Ten Money Making Stars of the Year in Quigley Publishing Company's annual poll.[8]

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Shirley Temple
2. Will Rogers
3. Clark Gable
4. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
5. Joan Crawford
6. Claudette Colbert
7. Dick Powell
8. Wallace Beery
9. Joe E. Brown
10. James Cagney

1935 film releases

United States unless stated.

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Notable films released in 1935

See also: United States unless stated.

0–9

A

B

C

D

E-F

G

H

I-J

L

M

N

O-P

R

S

T

V-Y

Serials

Comedy film series

Animated short film series

Births

Deaths

Film debuts

References

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