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The American Presidents and the History of the United States | Timeline

by Dr-Faustus | created - 12 Dec 2017 | updated - 11 minutes ago | Public

"America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." - Abraham Lincoln ___________

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Master List: FILM LIFE: Chapters 1 to 29.

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1,601. Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History

A documentary about America's knowledge of the Holocaust during the Second World War dares to ask, ""Could the Jews of Europe have been saved?"

Director: Laurence Jarvik | Stars: Emanuel Celler, Nahum Goldman, Hillel Kook, James Mann

Votes: 30

1,602. Not Idly by: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust

59 min | Documentary, History

Most Americans--even many American Jews--believe that we didn't know. Many assume that we couldn't have done anything about the massacre of the Jews of Europe during World War II even if we... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Sauvage | Star: Peter Bergson

Wikipedia: Hillel Kook (Aka: Peter Bergson).

1,603. We Were So Beloved... (1986)

Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary

Between 1933 and 1941 thousands of Jews fled Nazi Germany and Austria for America. Leaving behind brothers, sisters and parents, more than 20,000 of them came together in Washington Heights in New York City.

Director: Manfred Kirchheimer

Votes: 12

Wikipedia: We Were So Beloved.

1,604. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History

The history of the longstanding American comic book company that launched such legendary superhero characters such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

Director: Mac Carter | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Levitz, Gerard Jones, Mark Waid

Votes: 1,216

Founding of DC Comics: 1934

Wikipedia: National Comics Publications.

Wikipedia: More Fun Comics.

Wikipedia: DC Comics.

Wikipedia: Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson.

1,605. Cavalcade (1933)

Passed | 112 min | Drama, Romance, War

A portrayal of the triumphs and tragedies of two English families, the upper-crust Marryots and the working-class Bridgeses, from 1899 to 1933.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Diana Wynyard, Clive Brook, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 4,908 | Gross: $7.63M

1,606. Bloody Thursday (2009 TV Movie)

PG | 56 min | Documentary

Bloody Thursday tells the story of longshoremen fighting for their rights in the midst of the great depression. Faced with unsafe labor conditions and unfair treatment, they decide to form ... See full summary »

Directors: Christopher Burke, Jared Cotton | Stars: John Apicella, Dave Arian, Jonathan Brown, Cody Cowell

Votes: 12

1934 West Coast Waterfront Strike: May 9 - July 31, 1934 | Bloody Thursday: July 5, 1934

Wikipedia: 1934 West Coast waterfront strike.

1,607. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Bonnie & Clyde (2016)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow embark on a two-year crime spree during the Great Depression and become known as the most famous criminal couple in U.S. history.

Director: John Maggio | Stars: Michael Murphy, Jeff Guinn, Buddy Barrow, Rhea Leen Linder

Votes: 112

Bonnie & Clyde Shot & Killed: May 23, 1934

Wikipedia: Bonnie and Clyde.

1,608. The Wise Little Hen (1934)

Passed | 8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Join Donald Duck in his debut in this classic animated short. Donald and Peter Pig refuse to help the Wise Little Hen plant her corn or harvest it, but they are plenty anxious to help eat it.

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Jimmie Cushman, Lester Dorr, Jack Mower, Purv Pullen

Votes: 2,005

Donald Duck Makes His Official Short Animated Film Debut: June 7, 1934

Wikipedia: The Wise Little Hen.

1,609. The Many Faces of Donald Duck (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 15 min | Documentary, Short

Leonard Maltin interviews film historians and Disney staff members alike on Donald Duck's significance to Disney and particularly draw attention to the duck's career beyond short subjects, in movies and episodes of Disney television shows.

Director: Jeff Kurtti | Stars: Tony Anselmo, Jerry Beck, Mark Kausler, Leonard Maltin

Votes: 23

Wikipedia: Donald Duck.

Wikipedia: Donald Duck filmography.

1,610. Dave Lee Down Under's Explaining Disney (2018– )
Episode: Evolution of Donald Duck (1934-2019) (2019)


An exploration of the 85 year history of Walt Disney's Donald Duck.

Director: Dave Lee | Star: Dave Lee

1,611. Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin and Censorship in Pre-Code Hollywood (2008 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 68 min | Documentary

Various film historians, film makers, and cultural commentators discuss the cultural, political, economic and religious reasons for what is known as the pre-code era of Hollywood movie ... See full summary »

Stars: Valerie Spencer, John Landis, Jonathan Kuntz, Rudy Behlmer

Votes: 347

End of Pre-Code Hollywood: July 1, 1934

Wikipedia: Pre-Code Hollywood.

1,612. Dillinger: Public Enemy No. 1 (1934)

Crime, Documentary, Short

Propagandic newsreel commissioned by J. Edgar Hoover to make the FBI's killing of John Dillinger seem more heroic, after a public outcry complained that the government's shooting a man in ... See full summary »

Stars: John Dillinger, Melvin Purvis

Votes: 8

John Dillinger Shot & Killed: July 22, 1934

Wikipedia: John Dillinger.

1,613. When It Was a Game (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league ... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 308

1934 World Series: October 3 - 9, 1934

Wikipedia: 1934 World Series.

1,614. Black and Blue: The Story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech Football Game (2012)

80 min | Documentary

In 1934, Georgia Tech came up to Ann Arbor to play the University of Michigan Football team. They had one demand - UofM must bench it's only black player, Willis Ward.

Director: Brian Kruger

Michigan Versus Georgia Tech: October 20, 1934

Wikipedia: 1934 Michigan Wolverines football team.

Wikipedia: 1934 Michigan Wolverines football team | Week 3: Georgia Tech.

Wikipedia: Willis Ward.

Wikipedia: Gerald Ford.

1,615. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Pretty Boy Floyd

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, Biography

Biographical documentary on outlaw Charles Arthur Floyd, aka "Pretty Boy" Floyd.

Director: Yann Debonne | Star: Pretty Boy Floyd

"Pretty Boy" Floyd Shot & Killed: October 22, 1934

Wikipedia: Pretty Boy Floyd.

1,616. The Last Run of Pretty Boy Floyd (2016)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was America's most wanted criminal when he was gunned down outside of East Liverpool, Ohio, and the events surrounding his death have become the stuff of American... See full summary »

Director: David Dunlap | Stars: Brian Vaughn, Veronica Conkle, James Cannon, J.C. Blackhurst

1,617. Les Grands Moments (1980)
Episode: Great Moments of 1935 (1980)

30 min | History

Key events that occurred during 1935 are shown using stock footage, graphics and animation. The trial of Bruno Hauptmann for the kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby was one among many of these events.

Director: Harry Fishbach

Events in the Year 1935 in the United States

Wikipedia: 1935 in the United States.

1,618. Alaska Far Away: The New Deal Pioneers of the Matanuska Colony (2008)

91 min | Documentary

'Alaska Far Away' tells the story of the Matanuska Colonization Project of 1935, a creative and controversial New Deal program that relocated 202 families devastated by the Great Depression... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Hill, Joan Juster | Star: Peter Coyote

Votes: 7

The Matanuska Valley Colony Established: 1935

Wikipedia: Matanuska Valley Colony.

Wikipedia: New Deal.

1,619. Under a Jarvis Moon (2010)

56 min | Documentary

During the 1930s, the United States government made a decision to send colonists to the islands of Baker, Howland, and Jarvis under the American Equatorial Islands Colonization Project, in ... See full summary »

Directors: Heather Haunani Giugni, Noelle Kahanu

Votes: 8

The "American Equatorial Islands Colonization Project" Initiated: 1935

Wikipedia: American Equatorial Islands Colonization Project.

1,620. The Fourteenth Victim: Eliot Ness and the Torso Murders (2003 Video)

80 min | Documentary, Crime

On the heels of his Chicago triumphs over Al Capone's empire, gangbuster and G-Man Eliot Ness became Safety Director of Cleveland in 1935. Cleaning up "the most dangerous city in America" ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Wade Stone

The Torso Murders: 1935 - 1938

Wikipedia: Cleveland Torso Murderer.

Wikipedia: Eliot Ness.

1,621. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Ma Barker: Crime Family Values (1998)

Documentary, Biography

Add a Plot

Star: Jack Perkins

Votes: 65

Ma Barker is Shot & Killed During a Shoot-Out with the FBI: January 16, 1935

Wikipedia: Ma Barker.

1,622. Four Hours a Year: The Making of 'The March of Time' (1974 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

History of "The March of Time" newsreel series, which, before television, covered the news for motion picture audiences 1935 to 1951. Interviews with creative team of producer, director, ... See full summary »

Director: John Musilli | Stars: Louis De Rochemont III, Jack Glenn, Maury Wiseman, Lothar Wolff

"The March of Time" Short Film Series Shown in Movie Theaters: February 1, 1935 - August 1951

Wikipedia: The March of Time.

1,623. Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story (2010)

G | 88 min | Documentary, History, Sport

Shows how the classic board game has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon, and follows the colorful players who come together to compete for the coveted title of Monopoly World Champion.

Director: Kevin Tostado | Stars: Zachary Levi, Philip Orbanes, Ken Koury, Matthew McNally

Votes: 500

The "Monopoly" Board Game Goes on Sale for the First Time: February 6, 1935

Wikipedia: Monopoly (game).

Wikipedia: History of the board game Monopoly.

1,624. Giganten am Himmel - Die fliegenden Flugzeugträger der US-Navy (2009 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

The story of the airship USS Macon, tracing the history of airships and detailing the disaster that befell the Macon.

Director: Robert Wortmann

Votes: 7

The USS Macon Airship Crashes Off the Coast of California: February 12, 1935

Wikipedia: USS Macon (ZRS-5).

1,625. It Happened One Night (1934)

Passed | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

A renegade reporter and a crazy young heiress meet on a bus heading for New York, and end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Votes: 97,775 | Gross: $4.36M

1,626. I Haven't Got a Hat (1935)

G | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

The occasion is a school musical with many acts in which each of them end with a problem. The biggest one being when Beans pulls a gag on Oliver and embarrasses him in front of the rest of the students.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Elvia Allman, Billy Bletcher, Joe Dougherty, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 481

Porky Pig's Official Debut "I Haven't Got a Hat" is Released: March 2, 1935

Wikipedia: I Haven't Got a Hat.

Wikipedia: Porky Pig.

1,627. 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997 TV Movie)

TV-G | 150 min | Documentary

The first half century of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation from its beginnings under Hungarian immigrant William Fox to it emergence as a major studio.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: James Coburn, Julie Andrews, David Brown, Red Buttons

Votes: 122

20th Century Fox is Founded: May 31, 1935

Wikipedia: 20th Century Fox.

1,628. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker (1995)

45 min | Documentary, Biography

The life and career of film mogul Darryl F. Zanuck, founder of Twentieth Century Fox, is examined featuring film clips, archival footage, and interviews.

Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Darryl F. Zanuck, Peter Graves, Mel Gussow, Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda

Votes: 127

Wikipedia: Darryl F. Zanuck.

1,629. Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000 TV Movie)


An amazing insider's look at nearly four decades of movie making including screen tests, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Tom Hanks, Raquel Welch, George Lucas, Oliver Stone, Robert Altman and much more.

Directors: Kevin Burns, Shelley Lyons | Stars: Irwin Allen, Robert Altman, Don Ameche, Kevin Anderson

Votes: 215

1,630. Legends & Oddities (2001–2005)
Episode: A Kingdom for a Star (2002)

11 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

A reporter narrators the story of gangster Louis Alterie, known as "Diamond Jack", during 1935 in Colorado.

Director: David Schler | Star: Matthew Dente

Gangster "Diamond Jack Alterie" Killed by Snipers in Chicago: July 18, 1935

Wikipedia: Louis Alterie.

1,631. Lorin Morgan-Richards Presents Biographies of the West (2020– )
Episode: The Will Rogers Story (2020)

Documentary, Western

Host Lorin Morgan-Richards discusses the life story of Will Rogers, icon of the American West who influenced cinema and other forms of media. Richards features his colorization of black and... See full summary »

Director: Lorin Morgan Richards | Star: Lorin Morgan Richards

Will Rogers Dies Aged 55 in an Airplane Crash in Alaska: August 15, 1935

Wikipedia: Will Rogers.

Wikipedia: Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun.

Wikipedia: Will Rogers Memorial.

Wikipedia: Will Rogers Memorial Park.

1,632. 61 Bullets (2014)

55 min | Documentary, Crime, History

September 8, 1935. Bullets ricochet through the marble corridors of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. When the shooting finally stops and the panicked screaming subsides, two men ... See full summary »

Directors: Louisiana Kreutz, David Modigliani | Stars: Huey Long, Carl Austin Weiss, Ida Pavy Boudreaux, Carl Austin Weiss Jr.

Votes: 10

Huey Long Assassination: September 8, 1935

Wikipedia: Huey Long.

1,633. Huey Long (1985)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

Ken Burns' portrait of Louisiana governor/U.S. senator Huey Long.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Huey Long, Russell Long, David McCullough, Jennings Randolph

Votes: 470

1,634. Remembering Elwood Higginbottom (2019)

7 min | Documentary, Short

Elwood Higginbottom (also spelled Higginbotham) was lynched in Oxford, Mississippi in 1935. He wife and children fled and the memory of his lynching faded from the local community. A ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan P. Smith | Star: Valerie Reaves

After Killing in Self-Defense a White Man Who Attacked Him, 28-Year-Old Elwood Higginbottom is Lynched in Oxford, Mississippi: September 17, 1935

IMDb Watch Now External Link: Remembering Elwood Higginbottom - Official Site.


Wikipedia: Lynching.

List of Lynching Victims in the United States

Wikipedia: List of lynching victims in the United States.

1,635. When It Was a Game (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 57 min | Documentary, History, Sport

This film consists solely of 8mm and 16mm film taken by players and fans from 1934 and 1957. All but a few minutes of the film are in color. Included is color footage of past major league ... See full summary »

Stars: Hank Aaron, Bud Abbott, Elden Auker, Red Barber

Votes: 308

1935 World Series: October 2 - 7, 1935

Wikipedia: 1935 World Series.

1,636. The Last Words of Dutch Schultz (2012)

65 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime | Completed

'The Last Words Of Dutch Schultz' is comprised verbatim from the deathbed transcripts of the gangster Dutch Schultz. Using found footage (everything from 1930's era travelogues, FBI ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Sylvarnes | Stars: D.J. Mendel, Alexander Anthony

Mobster Dutch Schultz Dies from a Gunshot Wound: October 25, 1935

Wikipedia: Dutch Schultz.

1,637. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1936-1941: Over the Edge (1999)

Not Rated | Documentary

The years 1936 thru 1941. From the Berlin Olympics, burning books and Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism eventually dominates German thinking. Fascists and world leaders utilize film, radio and ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Jennings, Marian Anderson, Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill

Events in the Year 1936 in the United States

Wikipedia: 1936 in the United States.

1,638. The Green Book: Guide to Freedom (2019 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

A deeper look into the real story of Victor H. Green's "The Negro Motorist Green Book" during the Jim Crow era and beyond.

Director: Yoruba Richen | Stars: Yoruba Richen, Marquette Folley, Karen Allen Baxter, Jennifer Ivey

Votes: 742

Victor Hugo Green's "The Negro Motorist Green Book" Published: 1936

Wikipedia: The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Wikipedia: Victor Hugo Green. ________

Wikipedia: Green Book (film). ____________

Amazon Books: The Negro Motorist Green-Book: 1940 Facsimile Edition by Victor H. Green.

1,639. Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America (2020)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

Directors: Ric Burns, Gretchen Sullivan Sorin | Stars: Niyi Adelekan, Vernell Allen, Eric Avila, Tamara Banks

Votes: 109

1,640. Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League's New York (2012)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

The Photo League (1936-1951) was, for 15 years, the center of the documentary movement in American photography.

Directors: Daniel Allentuck, Nina Rosenblum | Star: Campbell Scott

Votes: 12

The "Photo League" of New York: 1936 - 1951

Wikipedia: Photo League.