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Actors, who have played multiple roles in movies

  • Rolf Leslie - 27 parts in the life story of Queen Victoria, Sixty Years a Queen (1913).
  • Lupino Lane - 24 parts in Only Me (1929).
  • Joseph Henabery - 14 characters in the Birth of a Nation (1915).
  • Robert Hirsch - 12 roles in No Questions on Saturday (1964).
  • Michael Ripper - 9 parts in What a Crazy World (1963).
  • Sir Alec Guinness - 8 roles in Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949).
  • Eddie Murphy - 8 characters in Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000).
  • Eddie Murphy - 7 characters in The Nutty Professor (1996).
  • Jerry Lewis - 7 characters in The Family Jewels (1965).
  • Peter Sellers - 6 roles in Let's Go Crazy (1951).
  • Peter Sellers - 6 roles in Soft Beds, Hard Battles (1974).
  • Peter Sellers - 3 roles in Dr. Strangelove (1964) and more.
  • Mike Myers - 4 roles in Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).
  • Terry Thomas - 3 parts in Arabella (1969).
  • Red Skelton - 3 characters in Watch the Birdy (1930).

    Source: The Ultimate Lists Book (Carlton Books - 1998), The Internet Movie Database

 

Actors, who have starred in two trilogies

  • Talia Shire (The Godfather and Rocky trilogy)
    Mel Gibson (Mad Max and Lethal Weapon trilogy)
    Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones and Star Wars trilogy)
    Clint Eastwood (Dirty Harry and Dollar trilogy)
    Sylvester Stallone (Rocky and Rambo trilogy)
    James Earl Jones (Star Wars and Tom Clancy trilogy)
    Frank Oz (Star Wars and Muppets trilogy).
    Hugo Weaving (LOTR, Matrix)
    (Sources: imdb.com, All Movie Guide) - Demian, Steve, Webmaster, leo bova

 

Movie stars, who have appeared on Friends (1994-2004)

  • Julia Robers, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Brook Shields, Helen Hunt, George Clooney, Tom Selleck, Charles Sheen, Isabella Rosselini, Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Teri Garr, Charlton Heston, Michael Rapaport, Reese Witherspoon, Bruce Willis, Winona Ryder, Kathleen Turner, Gary Oldman, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Alec Baldwin, Billy Crystal, David Arquette, Elliot Gould, Hank Azaria, Lea Thompson, Susan Sarandon. (Source: The Ultimate Lists Book (Carlton Books - 1998), The Internet Movie Database) - Webmaster, JohnnyD

 

The Firsts

  • The first technicolor film: The Gulf Between (US -1917)
  • The first all-color talkie: On With the Show (US -1929)
  • The first full-length feature film in color: The World, the Flesh and the Devil (GB - 1914) (in Kinemacolor)
  • The first film in three-color Technicolor: Flowers and Trees (US - 1932) (Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies cartoon.)
  • The first feature film made entirely in three-color Technicolor: Becky Sharpe (US - 1935)
  • The first commercially successful natural color process was two-color Kinemacolor was made by George Albert Smith of Brighton. It showed his two children playing on the lawn, the boy dressed in blue and waving the Union Jack, the girl in white with a pink sash. (1906)
  • The first commercially produced film in natural color was George Albert Smith's A Visit to the Seaside (GB - 1908), an 8-minute short.

    Source for above trivia: Patrick Robertson's "film Facts." (Billboard Books - 1999)
  • In the beginning of Psycho (1960), when the lady is sitting on her bed in a black bra, this was the first movie to reveal a woman wearing nothing on top but her bra. (Source: Friend) - Melissa
  • The Jazz Singer (1927) is the first film with audible dialogue. (Source: Filmhistory class) - Webmaster

 

The Longest Movie

  • The Cure for Insomnia (1987) - This is the longest movie ever made at a total running time of 85 hours (5,220 min) . It premiered in its entirety at The School Of The Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois from 31 January to 3 February 1987 in one continuous showing. (Source: The Internet Movie Database) - Webmaster

 


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