On This Day … 01 February [2023]

Events People (Births) People (Deaths) John Ford John Martin Feeney (01 February 1894 to 31 August 1973), known professionally as John Ford, was an American film director and naval officer. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers of his generation. Ford made frequent use of location shooting and wide… Read More

On This Day … 11 June [2022]

Events 1892 – The Limelight Department, one of the world’s first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia. Limelight Department The Limelight Department was one of the world’s first film studios, beginning in 1898, operated by The Salvation Army in Melbourne, Australia. The Limelight Department produced evangelistic material for use by the Salvation Army,… Read More