1910 in film
The year 1910 in film involved some significant events.
|Years in film|
- March 18 – The first cinematic version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) is released in the United States by Edison Studios. One of the first horror films, it features (unbilled) actor Charles Ogle as the monster.
- May 6 – The newsreel footage of the funeral of Edward VII is shot in Kinemacolor, making it the first color newsreel.
- July – The Johnson-Jeffries Fight footage causes race riots and is banned in the South of the US.
- A Danish melodrama, ill|Den Hvide Slavehandel|da, marks the first time film is used to study prostitution.
- Kalem Studios director Sidney Olcott becomes the first American to make a motion picture outside of the United States.
- Florence Lawrence becomes America's first publicly named motion picture actress; she is generally regarded as the first true movie star.
- Pathé News is formed in London, producing newsreels and documentaries in the UK until 1970.
- Marcus Loew partners with Adolph Zukor, Joseph Schenck and Nicholas Schenck renaming his theatre chain Loew's Consolidated Enterprises.
Films released in 1910
- 1812 (film)
- Abraham Lincoln's Clemency
- The Abyss (Afgrunden), starring Asta Nielsen
- Aeroplane Flight And Wreck
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
- Der Alpenjager
- Am Abend, one of the earliest works of hardcore pornography
- As It Is In Life, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford
- Bebe (series)
- The Blue Bird
- A Christmas Carol
- A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner, produced by Charles Urban
- The Family Doctor
- The Fugitive, directed by D. W. Griffith
- Funeral Of Edward VII
- The House with Closed Shutters, directed by D. W. Griffith
- Den Hvide Slavehandel
- In Old California, directed by D. W. Griffith. First Hollywood film in cinema.
- In the Border States, directed by D. W. Griffith
- The Johnson-Jeffries Fight
- A Lad from Old Ireland, directed by Sidney Olcott
- Making Christmas Crackers
- New York of Today, produced by Edison Studios
- Ramona, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford
- Teddy Roosevelt Returns From Africa
- Slippery Jim, directed by Ferdinand Zecca
- Twelfth Night
- The Unchanging Sea, directed by D. W. Griffith
- Le Vitrail Diabolique, directed by Georges Melies
- Im Wannseebad
- What the Daisy Said, starring Mary Pickford
- White Fawn's Devotion, directed by James Young Deer the first Native American Director
- Wilful Peggy, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Mary Pickford
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
|Day||Name||Profession||Year of birth|
|April 21||Mark Twain||humorist, writer, born Samuel L. Clemons.||1835|
|November 20||Leo Tolstoy||Russian novelist||1828|
- Leah Baird – Jean and the Waif
- Carlyle Blackwell – Uncle Tom's Cabin (short)
- Eleanor Caines – The New Boss of Bar X Ranch (short)
- Grace Cunard – The Duke's Plan (short)
- Margarita Fischer – There, Little Girl, Don't Cry (short)
- Helen Gardner – How She Won Him (short)
- Hoot Gibson – Pride of the Range
- Alice Joyce – The Deacon's Daughter (short)
- J. Warren Kerrigan – A Voice from the Fireplace (short)
- Mae Marsh – Ramona (short)
- Asta Nielsen – The Woman Always Pays (short)
- Mabel Normand – Indiscretions of Betty
- Wallace Reid – The Phoenix (short)
- Marin Sais – Twelfth Night (short)
- Norma Talmadge – The Household Pest
- Pearl White – The Missing Bridegroom (short)