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|Years in film|
The year 1906 in film involved some significant events.
- December 14 – Pathé Frères pioneer the luxury cinema with the opening of the Omnia Cinéma-Pathé in Paris.
- December 26 – The world's first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, is released.
- Carl Laemmle opens one of the first movie theaters in Chicago.
Films released in 1906
- Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp (Aladin ou la lampe merveilleuse), directed by Albert Capellani, based on the Middle-Eastern folk tale – (France)
- The Automobile Thieves, directed by J. Stuart Blackton – (US)
- The Hilarious Posters (Les Affiches en goguette), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
- The House of Ghosts (La Maison ensorcelée), directed by Segundo de Chomón – (France)
- Humorous Phases of Funny Faces, directed by J. Stuart Blackton – (US)
- Life of a Cowboy, directed by Edwin S. Porter – (US)
- A Lively Quarter-Day, directed by J. H. Martin – (GB)
- The Magic Roses (Les Roses magique), directed by Segundo de Chomón – (France)
- Mephisto's Son (Le Fils du Diable), directed by Charles-Lucien Lépine – (France)
- The Merry Frolics of Satan (Les Quat'Cents Farces du Diable), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
- The Mysterious Retort (L'Alchimiste Parafaragaramus ou la Cornue infernale), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
- San Francisco: Aftermath of Earthquake, directed by Robert K. Bonine – (US)
- The Scheming Gambler's Paradise (Le Tripot clandestin), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
- A Spiritualistic Meeting (Le Fantôme d'Alger) (lost), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
- The Story of the Kelly Gang (incomplete), directed by Charles Tait – (Australia)
- Three American Beauties, directed by Edwin S. Porter and Wallace McCutcheon Sr. – (US)
- A Trip Down Market Street, directed by the Miles Brothers – (US)
- A Visit to Peek Frean and Co.'s Biscuit Works – (GB)
- Whitsuntide Fair at Preston, produced by Mitchell and Kenyon – (GB)
- A Winter Straw Ride, directed by Edwin S. Porter – (US)
- The Witch (La Fée Carabosse ou le Poignard fatal), directed by Georges Méliès – (France)
|January||1||Manuel Silos||Philippines||Actor, director||1988|
|10||Lon Chaney Jr.||US||Actor||1973|
|21||Jeanne Aubert||France||Actress, singer||1988|
|6||Lou Costello||US||Comedian, actor||1959|
|1||Rose Hobart||US||Actress, SAG Official||2000|
|8||Roberto Rossellini||Italy||Director, producer, screenwriter||1977|
|21||Lola Lane||US||Actress, singer||1981|
|30||Lyda Roberti||US||Actress, singer||1938|
|June||4||Vinton Hayworth||US||Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter||1970|
|22||Billy Wilder||Austria-Hungary||Director, producer, screenwriter||2002|
|26||Alberto Rabagliati||Italy||Singer, actor||1974|
|29||Thelma Todd||US||Actress, Businesswoman||1935|
|5||John Huston||US||Actor, director, screenwriter, Visual Artist||1987|
|29||Lurene Tuttle||US||Actress, Acting Coach||1986|
|15||Jacques Becker||France||Director, screenwriter||1960|
|November||2||Luchino Visconti||Italy||Director, screenwriter||1976|
|14||Louise Brooks||US||Actress, dancer||1985|
|25||Lew Grade||UK||Dancer, producer||1998|
|27||Oscar Levant||US||Composer, Comedian, Actor||1972|
|30||Carol Reed||UK||Director, producer||1976|
- playlist on YouTube
- List of 1906 films at IMDb
- List of 1906 deaths at IMDb
- List of 1906 births at IMDb
- "Arcades". Cinema Treasures. Retrieved 2023-12-01.
- Buckmaster, Luke (5 March 2016). "The Story of the Kelly Gang rewatched – the world's first feature-length film". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- "Carl Laemmle | American film producer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- Kinnard,Roy (1995). "Horror in Silent Films". McFarland and Company Inc. ISBN 0-7864-0036-6. Page 22.
- Kinnard, Roy (1995). "Horror in Silent Films". McFarland and Company Inc. ISBN 0-7864-0036-6. Page 20.