CENTENARIES 1906-2006


FILM PERSONALITIES BORN IN 1906

William Bendix (January 4)
Diana Wynyard (January 16)
Lilian Harvey (January 19)
Mildred Dunnock (January 25)
Helen Chandler (February 1)
John Carradine (February 5)
Sir Arthur Elton (February 10)
Erik Rhodes (10 February)
Madeleine Carroll (February 26)
Lou Costello (March 6)
Brigitte Helm (March 17)
Camilla Horn (April 25)
Mary Astor (May 3)
Esmond Knight (May 4)
Ursula Jeans (May 5)
Roberto Rossellini (May 8)
Lyda Roberti (May 20)
Sergei Gerasimov (21 May)
Pierre Prevert (May 26)
Paolo Stoppa (June 16)
Billy Wilder (June 22)
Roger Livesey (June 25)
Edmond T.Greville (June 20)
Anthony Mann(June 30)
George Sanders (July 3)
Vincent Sherman (July 16)
Clifford Odets (July 18)
Alexandre Trauner (August 3)
Robert L.Surtees (August 9)
Ladislaus Vajda (August 18)
Jacques Becker (September 15)
Dmitri Shostakovich (September 25)
Janet Gaynor (October 6)
Wolfgang Staudte (October 9)
Benita Hume (October 14)
Luchino Visconti (November 2)
Francis Lederer (November 6)
Hermione Baddeley (November 13)
Louise Broooks (November 14)
Roman Karmen (16 November)
Betty Bronson (November 17)
Dita Parlo (December 4)
Otto Preminger (December 5)
Willard Van Dyke (December 5)
Agnes Moorehead(December 6)
Franz Waxman (December 24)
Elisha Cook Jr (December 26)
Oscar Levant (December 27)
Carol Reed (December 30)


SOME OUTSTANDING FILMS OF 1906

AUSTRALIA
The Story of the Kelly Gang (Charles Tait)

BRAZIL
Los Estranguladores (Antonio Leal)*

DENMARK
Anarkistens Svigermoder (Viggo Larsen)

FRANCE
Jack le Ramoneur (Georges Melies)
Les Incendiaires (Georges Melies)
Les Quatre Cents Farces du Diable (Georges Melies)
Robert Macaire et Bertrand (Georges Melies)
C'est papa qui prend la purge (Louis Feuillade)
Le Pendu (Louis Gasnier, with Max Linder)
Le Poison (Louis Gasnier, with Max Linder)
La Course a la perruque (Hatot/Pathe)
La Maison hantee (Segundo de Chomon)
Le Matelas alcoolique (Romeo Bosetti)
The Saucy Magazine (Gaumont)
La vie de Christ (Alice Guy, Victorien Jasset)

GERMANY
Der Hauptmann von Kopenick (H.B.Baeckers)
Der Hauptmann von Kopenick (Schaub)
Der Hauptmann von Kopenick (Carl Buderus, Carl  Sonnemann)
Ein Volksgericht im Mittelalter oder Die Zeit  des Schreckens und des Grauens (A.Moeller)

GB
Dick Turpin's Ride to York (Hepworth/Fitzhamon)
The San Francisco Disaster (Sheffield Photo.Co)
The Curate's Dilemma (R.W.Paul)
Gaumont Chronophone Films
The '?' Motorist (R.W.Paul/Walter R.Booth)

ITALY
Otello (Mario Caserini)
L’Armonica misterioso (Gaston Velle)
Il Bazar di Natale (Gaston Velle)
La Gitana (Gaston Velle)
Malia dell'Oro (Filoteo Alberini) 
Nozze Tragiche (Gaston Velle)
Il Romanzo di un derelitto (R.Omegna)
Romanzo di un Pierrot (Mario Caserini)

USA                
Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (Edwin S.Porter) 
Daniel Boone, or Pioneer Days in America (Edwin S.Porter)
Automobile Thieves (Vitagraph)
Humorous Phases oof Funny Faces (J.S.Blackton/Vitagraph)
The Secret of Death Valley (Lubin)