1893 in film
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The following is an overview of the events of 1893 in film, including a list of films released and notable births.
- Thomas Edison builds America's First Movie Studio, the Black Maria.
- Blacksmith Scene is made and presented by Thomas Edison.
- First major public movie show, World's Columbian Exposition.
Films released in 1893
- Blacksmith Scene, directed by William K. L. Dickson.
- The Barber Shop, directed by William K. L. Dickson.
- Horse Shoeing, a documentary short film directed and starring by William K. L. Dickson.
- February 10 - Jimmy Durante, American actor and singer (died 1980)
- March 7 - Elsa Ratassepp, Estonian actress (died 1972)
- March 29 - Astrid Holm, Danish actress (died 1961)
- April 3 - Leslie Howard, British actor (died 1943)
- April 12 - Robert Harron, American actor (died 1920)
- April 20 - Harold Lloyd, American actor (died 1971)
- June 14 - Suzanne Grandais, French actress (died 1920)
- July 6 - Lech Owron, Polish actor (died 1965)
- August 17 - Mae West, American actress (died 1980)
- August 30 - Vera Kholodnaya - Russian film actress (died 1919)
- September 16 - Alexander Korda, Hungarian film director, founder of London Films (died 1956)
- October 14 - Lillian Gish, American actress (died 1993)
- December 7 - Fay Bainter, Academy Award–winning American actress (died 1968)
- December 12 - Edward G. Robinson, Romanian-born, American-actor (died 1973)
- December 24 - Harry Warren, born Salvatore Antonio Guaragna, American film songwriter (died 1981)
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