1890 in film
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- The first moving pictures developed on celluloid film by William Friese Greene, a British inventor, were made in Hyde Park, London in 1889 and the process was patented in 1890.
- William Kennedy Dickson completes his work for Thomas Edison on the Kinetograph cylinder either in this year or 1889. Monkeyshines No. 1 becomes the first film shot on the system.
- Monkeyshines, No. 1 - contradictory sources indicate this was shot either in June 1889 or November 1890.
- Monkeyshines, No. 2, directed by William K. L. Dickson
- Monkeyshines, No. 3, directed by William K. L. Dickson
- London's Trafalgar Square, directed by Wordsworth Donisthorpe
- January 4 - Weyler Hildebrand, Swedish actor, director and writer
- January 6 - Tor Weijden, Swedish actor
- January 10 - Pina Menichelli, Italian actress
- January 30 - Bruno Kastner, German actor
- February 18 - Adolphe Menjou, American actor
- February 24 - Marjorie Main, American actress
- May 23 - Herbert Marshall, British actor
- June 10 - William A. Seiter, American film director
- June 14 - May Allison, American actress
- June 16 - Stan Laurel, British actor
- August 2 - Marin Sais, American actress
- August 27 - Man Ray, American photographer and director
- September 4
- October 1 - Stanley Holloway, British actor
- October 2 - Groucho Marx, American comedian, actor
- October 12 - Carl Hagman, Swedish singer and actor
- December 25 - Hugo Bolander, Swedish producer, director, actor and writer
- Burns, Paul T, The History of The Discovery of Cinematography - 1885 - 1889, archived from the original on 2009-05-13, retrieved 2009-05-10 and Ten Remaining Frames Of Donisthorpe's 1890 'Trafalgar Square' Footage Come To Life (GIF), retrieved 2009-05-10
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