1949 Cannes Film Festival

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3rd Cannes Film Festival
CFF49poster.jpg
Official poster of the 3rd Cannes Film Festival illustrated by G.C. Chavane.[1]
Opening film L'Arroseur Arrosé
Location Cannes, France
Founded 1946
Awards Grand Prize of the Festival (The Third Man)
Number of films 30 (In Competition)[2]
1 (Out of Competition)
32 (Short Film)
Festival date September 2 – 17, 1949
www.festival-cannes.com

The 3rd Cannes Film Festival was held on September 2-17, 1949. No festival was held in 1948.[3][4][5]

The Grand Prize of the Festival went to the The Third Man by Carol Reed.[6] The festival opened with L'Arroseur Arrosé by Louis Lumière, a 1895 French comedy short-film, paying tribute to cinema's first comedy film.[7]

Jury[edit]

The entire jury for this festival were French.[8]

Films in competition[edit]

The following films were selected as In Competition:

Feature films[9]
Short films[9]

Films out of competition[edit]

Awards[edit]

Feature Films[10]
Short Films[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Posters 1949". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Official Selection 1949 : All the Selection". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "First Cannes Film Festival". Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "1949 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - OPENING NIGHT". Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "1949 - Third Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "Awards 1949 : All Awards". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Opening of the 1949 Festival". Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Juries 1949 : All the Juries". Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c "Official Selection 1949". Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "Awards 1949 : Competition". Retrieved November 14, 2013. 

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