1927 in film

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Top grossing films[edit]

Rank Title Studio Actors
1. The Jazz Singer Warner Bros. Al Jolson
2. Wings (#1 for year 1927 alone) Paramount Clara Bow and Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
3. It Paramount Clara Bow
4. Love MGM John Gilbert and Greta Garbo
5. Seventh Heaven Fox Film Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell
6. Children of Divorce Paramount Clara Bow
7. The Unknown MGM Lon Chaney, Sr. and Joan Crawford
8. My Best Girl United Artists Mary Pickford
10. Hula Paramount Clara Bow
11. The King of Kings Pathe (RKO) H. B. Warner
12. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Fox Film George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor
13. The Patent Leather Kid First National Richard Barthelmess
14. Metropolis UFA Brigitte Helm and Alfred Abel

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Events[edit]

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Academy Awards[edit]

Notable films released in 1927[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

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Comedy film series[edit]

Animated short film series[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 13 – Arnold Daly, American American actor, playwright and producer (born 1875)
  • March 17 – Charles Emmett Mack, American actor (born 1900)
  • April 25 – Earle Williams, American actor (born 1880)
  • May 7 – Bruce McRae, American stage and screen actor (born 1867)
  • May 20 – Oscar Stribolt, Danish actor (born 1873)
  • May 16 – Sam Bernard, English stage and screen actor (born 1863)
  • June 3 – Einar Hanson, Swedish stage and screen actor (born 1897)
  • June 4 – Robert McKim, American actor (born 1886)
  • July 26 – June Mathis, American screenwriter (born 1889)
  • September 5 – Marcus Loew, American theater chain executive & founder of Loews Theaters (born 1870)
  • October 5 – Sam Warner, American co-founder of Warner Brothers studios (born 1887)
  • October 13 – Hughie Mack, American actor (born 1884)
  • November 4 – Valli Valli, German stage and film actress (born 1882)
  • December 6 – Kate Toncray, American actress (born 1867)
  • December 15 – Romaine Fielding, American actor and director (born 1868)

Film debuts[edit]

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