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The Movies March On (1939)

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A "March of Time" presentation of the evolution of movies compiled primarily from film clips of silent movies through the early sound pictures to the present (1939) date. Industry ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson ...
Himself - from 'The Great Train Robbery' (archive footage)
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Herself - From 'A Fool There Was' (archive footage)
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Himself (segment The New York Hat) (archive footage)
Jackson Beck ...
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Joseph Breen ...
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Herself (segment Tillie's Punctured Romance) (archive footage)
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Himself - From 'Robin Hood' (archive footage)
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Mary Garden ...
Herself - From 'Thais' (archive footage)
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From 'Birth of a Nation' (archive footage)
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A "March of Time" presentation of the evolution of movies compiled primarily from film clips of silent movies through the early sound pictures to the present (1939) date. Industry executives such as Jack and Harry Warner, Walt Disney, Cecil B. DeMille, et al are seen taking bows in the live (non-archive) footage. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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4 July 1939 (USA)  »

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March of Time: The Movies March On  »

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Followed by The Cold War (1948) See more »

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Mammy
Sung by Al Jolson
From archive footage of The Jazz Singer (1927)
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