The Movies March On (1939)

07/03/1939 (US) Documentary 22m
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A "March of Time" presentation of the evolution of movies compiled primarily from film clips of silent movies through the early sound pictures to the present (1939) date. Industry executives such as Jack and Harry Warner, Walt Disney, Cecil B. DeMille, et al are seen taking bows in the live (non-archive) footage.

  1. Alan Brown


Top Billed Cast

  1. Renée Adorée

    Renée Adorée

    Self (archive footage)

  2. Gilbert M. Anderson

    Gilbert M. Anderson

    Self - from 'The Great Train Robbery' (archive footage)

  3. Theda Bara

    Theda Bara

    Self - From 'A Fool There Was' (archive footage)

  4. Jackson Beck

    Jackson Beck


  5. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Self (segment The New York Hat) (archive footage)

  6. Cecil B. DeMille

    Cecil B. DeMille

    Self (archive footage)

  7. George Schaefer

    Self (archive footage)

Full Cast & Crew

No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to The Movies March On.

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -


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