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1939 in film

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Table of contents
1 Events
2 Top Grossing Films 1939
3 Academy Awards
4 Movies Released
5 Births
6 Deaths


Movie historians and film buffs often look back on the year 1939 as "the greatest year in film history." Hollywood was at the height of its Golden Age, and this particular year saw the release of an unusually large number of exceptional movies, many of which have been honored as memorable classics when multitudes of other films of the era have been largely forgotten.

Top Grossing Films 1939

  1. Gone with the Wind
  2. The Wizard of Oz
  3. Ninotchka
  4. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Academy Awards

Movies Released

Movies released in 1939 include: