1947 in film

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List of years in film (table)
In television
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950

The year 1947 in film involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Top-grossing films (U.S.)[edit]

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Unconquered Paramount $6,100,000
2. The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
The Egg and I
RKO
Universal
$5,500,000
3. Mother Wore Tights 20th Century Fox $5,250,000
4. Life with Father Warner Bros. $5,057,000
5. Green Dolphin Street MGM $5,000,000
6. Road to Rio Paramount $4,500,000
7. Forever Amber 20th Century Fox $4,384,000
8. Gentleman's Agreement $4,100,000
9. Cass Timberlane MGM $3,983,000
10. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir 20th Century Fox $3,750,000

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 5th Golden Globe Awards
March 10, 1948
20th Academy Awards
March 20, 1948
Best Film Gentleman's Agreement
Best Director Elia Kazan
Gentleman's Agreement
Best Actor Ronald Colman
A Double Life
Best Actress Rosalind Russell
Mourning Becomes Electra
Loretta Young
The Farmer's Daughter
Best Supporting Actor Edmund Gwenn
Miracle on 34th Street
Best Supporting Actress Celeste Holm
Gentleman's Agreement
Best Screenplay, Adapted George Seaton
Miracle on 34th Street
George Seaton
Miracle on 34th Street
Best Screenplay, Original The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Sidney Sheldon

Top Ten Money Making Stars[edit]

Rank Actor/Actress
1. Bing Crosby
2. Betty Grable
3. Ingrid Bergman
4. Gary Cooper
5. Humphrey Bogart
6. Bob Hope
7. Clark Gable
8. Gregory Peck
9. Claudette Colbert
10. Alan Ladd

Notable films released in 1947[edit]

U.S.A. unless stated

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A-B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I-J

K-L

M

N-O

P

Q-R

S

T

U-V

W-Z

Serials[edit]

Short film series[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Film debuts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland Hosts the World's Longest Running Film Festival". Scotland.com. Retrieved 2014-07-18.