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1928 in film

See also: 1927 in film, other events of 1928, 1929 in film, list of 'years in film'.

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  • Disney's Steamboat Willie premieres. This animated short was the first film to include a soundtrack, completely created in post production, including sound effects, music, and dialogue.

Top Grossing Films of the Year

  1. Lights of New York[?]
  2. West of Zanzibar[?], starring Lon Chaney[?] and Lionel Barrymore



Other Movies Released

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