16.12.1949 - Gestorben:
Sidney Olcott stirbt in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Kalifornien. Sidney Olcott war ein kanadischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor.
1927 - Film:
The Claw
1926 - Film:
The Amateur Gentleman
1926 - Film:
Ranson's Folly
1926 - Film:
The White Black Sheep
1925 - Film:
The Best People
1925 - Film:
Salome of the Tenements
1925 - Film:
Not So Long Ago
1925 - Film:
Mariposa, die Tänzerin (The Charmer)
1924 - Film:
The Humming Bird
1924 - Film:
Monsieur Beaucaire
1924 - Film:
Die einzige Frau (The Only Woman)
1923 - Film:
The Green Goddess
1923 - Film:
Little Old New York
1922 - Film:
Timothy's Quest
1921 - Film:
God's Country and the Law
1921 - Film:
The Right Way
1921 - Film:
Pardon My French
1920 - Film:
Scratch My Back
1919 - Film:
Marriage for Convenience
1918 - Film:
The Belgian
1916 - Film:
Poor Little Peppina
1916 - Film:
The Daughter of MacGregor
1916 - Film:
Diplomacy
1916 - Film:
My Lady Incog.
1916 - Film:
The Smugglers
1916 - Film:
The Innocent Lie
1915 - Film:
Famous Rulers of the World
1915 - Film:
Madame Butterfly
1915 - Film:
The Moth and the Flame
1915 - Film:
Great Americans Past and Present
1915 - Film:
All for Old Ireland
1915 - Film:
The Taint
1915 - Film:
Nan o' the Backwoods
1915 - Film:
Famous Men of Today
1915 - Film:
The Seven Sisters
1915 - Film:
New York and Its People
1915 - Film:
The Irish in America
1915 - Film:
The Ghost of Twisted Oaks
1915 - Film:
The Gap of Dunloe
1914 - Film:
Tricking the Government
1914 - Film:
The Eye of the Government
1914 - Film:
Captured by Mexicans
1914 - Film:
In the Hands of the Brute
1914 - Film:
Come Back to Erin
1914 - Film:
The Little Rebel
1914 - Film:
For Ireland's Sake
1914 - Film:
The Idle Rich
1914 - Film:
The Mother of Men
1914 - Film:
Through the Fires of Temptation
1914 - Film:
When Men Would Kill
1913 - Film:
In the Clutches of the Ku Klux Klan
1913 - Film:
Perils of the Sea
1913 - Film:
A Daughter of the Confederacy
1913 - Film:
In the Power of a Hypnotist
1913 - Film:
Lady Peggy's Escape
1913 - Film:
When Men Hate
1913 - Film:
The Octoroon
1913 - Film:
The Wives of Jamestown
1913 - Film:
Uncle Tom's Cabin
1912 - Film:
From the Manger to the Cross
1912 - Film:
Far from Erin's Isle
1912 - Film:
The Poacher's Pardon
1912 - Film:
Ireland, the Oppressed
1912 - Film:
Luxor, Egypt
1912 - Film:
Down Through the Ages
1912 - Film:
Dust of the Desert
1912 - Film:
Captain Rivera's Reward
1912 - Film:
Making Photoplays in Egypt
1912 - Film:
Along the River Nile
1912 - Film:
Ancient Temples of Egypt
1912 - Film:
A Prisoner of the Harem
1912 - Film:
Captured by Bedouins
1912 - Film:
Conway, the Kerry Dancer
1912 - Film:
Missionaries in Darkest Africa
1912 - Film:
His Mother
1912 - Film:
My Hielan' Lassie
1912 - Film:
The Darling of the CSA
1912 - Film:
The Vengeance Mark
1912 - Film:
The Shaughraun
1912 - Film:
Tragedy of the Desert
1912 - Film:
The O'Neill
1912 - Film:
You ReArray Ellen
1912 - Film:
Winning a Widow
1912 - Film:
The Kerry Gow
1912 - Film:
Shaun Rhue
1912 - Film:
The Fighting Dervishes of the Desert
1912 - Film:
The Vagabonds
1912 - Film:
The O'Kalems' Visit to Killarney
1912 - Film:
The Mayor from Ireland
1911 - Film:
Molly Pitcher
1911 - Film:
Last Day of School
1911 - Film:
In Blossom Time
1911 - Film:
In Old Florida
1911 - Film:
Robbie and the Redskins
1911 - Film:
Railroad Raiders of '62
1911 - Film:
An Irish Honeymoon
1911 - Film:
The Lass Who Couldn't Forget
1911 - Film:
A Saw Mill Hero
1911 - Film:
Losing to Win
1911 - Film:
Arrah-Na-Pogue
1911 - Film:
By a Woman's Wit
1911 - Film:
For Love of an Enemy
1911 - Film:
Her Chum's Brother
1911 - Film:
When the Dead Return
1911 - Film:
The Franciscan Friars of Killarney, Ireland
1911 - Film:
When Two Hearts Are Won
1911 - Film:
The Love of Summer Morn
1911 - Film:
The Open Road
1911 - Film:
Rory O'More
1911 - Film:
The Fishermaid of Ballydavid
1911 - Film:
Sailor Jack's Reformation
1911 - Film:
Tangled Lives
1911 - Film:
The Carnival
1911 - Film:
The Colleen Bawn
1911 - Film:
The Fiddle's Requiem
1910 - Film:
The Cliff Dwellers
1910 - Film:
The Romance of a Trained Nurse
1910 - Film:
The Bravest Girl in the South
1910 - Film:
The Cow Puncher's Sweetheart
1910 - Film:
The Education of Elizabeth
1910 - Film:
The Deacon's Daughter
1910 - Film:
The Canadian Moonshiners
1910 - Film:
A Lad from Old Ireland
1910 - Film:
The Conspiracy of Pontiac
1910 - Film:
A Colonial Belle
1910 - Film:
For a Woman's Honor
1910 - Film:
Her Indian Mother
1910 - Film:
Confederate Spy
1910 - Film:
Seth's Temptation
1910 - Film:
The Aztec Sacrifice
1910 - Film:
Her Soldier Sweetheart
1910 - Film:
The Egret Hunter
1910 - Film:
The Feud
1910 - Film:
The Sacred Turquoise of the Zuni
1910 - Film:
The Wanderers
1910 - Film:
The Seminole's Trust
1910 - Film:
The Engineer's Sweetheart
1910 - Film:
The Little Spreewald Maiden
1910 - Film:
The Stranger
1910 - Film:
The Stepmother
1910 - Film:
The Heart of Edna Leslie
1910 - Film:
The Perversity of Fate
1910 - Film:
The Girl Spy Before Vicksburg
1910 - Film:
The Further Adventures of the Girl Spy
1910 - Film:
The Miser's Child
1910 - Film:
The Seminole Halfbreeds
1910 - Film:
The Indian Scout's Vengeance
1909 - Film:
The Conspirators
1909 - Film:
The Girl Spy
1909 - Film:
The Cracker's Bride
1909 - Film:
The Girl Scout
1909 - Film:
The Cattle Thieves
1909 - Film:
The Geisha Who Saved Japan
1909 - Film:
Rally 'Round the Flag
1909 - Film:
The Cardboard Baby
1909 - Film:
A Brother's Wrong
1909 - Film:
Out of Work
1909 - Film:
Dora
1909 - Film:
Queen of the Quarry
1909 - Film:
A Florida Feud
1909 - Film:
Hiram's Bride
1909 - Film:
The Old Soldier's Story
1909 - Film:
The Tom-Boy
1909 - Film:
The Seminole's Vengeance
1909 - Film:
Tis an Ill Wind That Blows No Good
1909 - Film:
The Winning Boat
1909 - Film:
The Law of the Mountains
1909 - Film:
The Governor's Daughter
1909 - Film:
The Octoroon
1909 - Film:
The Hand-Organ Man
1909 - Film:
The Mystery of the 'Sleeper' Trunk
1909 - Film:
The Pay Car
1909 - Film:
The Man and the Girl
1908 - Film:
Way Down East
1908 - Film:
David and Goliath
1908 - Film:
Henry Hudson
1908 - Film:
The Days of '61
1908 - Film:
Hannah Dustin
1908 - Film:
Florida Crackers
1908 - Film:
The Scarlet Letter
07.12.1907 - Film:
Mit Ben Hur wird die erste Adaption des gleichnamigen Romans von Lew Wallace uraufgeführt. Der Regisseur Sidney Olcott wird später vom Autor erfolgreich wegen Verletzung des Urheberrechts verklagt. Damit ändert sich die rechtliche Grundlage der Verfilmung von literarischen Vorlagen. In der Folge müssen Filmemacher auch die Rechte an dem Stoff erwerben, den sie verfilmen.
1907 - Filmografie:
Ben Hur ist ein Film von Sidney Olcott aus dem Jahre 1907. Es ist die erste Verfilmung des gleichnamigen Romanstoffes. Als Vorlage diente das auf dem Roman basierende Bühnenstück von W. Young aus dem Jahr 1899. 1911 verloren die Filmemacher einen gegen sie angestrengten Urheberrechtsprozess, der ein Präzedenzfall des US-amerikanischen Urheberrechts wurde.

Stab:
Regie: Sidney Olcott
Drehbuch: Gene Gauntier

Besetzung: Herman Rottger, William S. Hart
1907 - Kultur:
Die Ben-Hur-Verfilmung von Sidney Olcott löst wegen ungeklärter Urheberrechte am Bestseller von Lewis Wallace den ersten Plagiatsprozess der Filmgeschichte aus.
1907 - Film:
The Wooing of Miles Standish
1906 - Film:
The Village Cutup
20.09.1873 - Geboren:
Sidney Olcott wird in Toronto, Ontario als John Sidney Alcott geboren. Sidney Olcott war ein kanadischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur, Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor.

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