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1940 in film

See also: 1939 in film, other events of 1940, 1941 in film, list of 'years in film'.

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Events

  • February 23 - The animated movie Pinocchio is released.
  • Disney's Fantasia was the first film to be released in a multichannel format called Fantasound[?]. The film also marked the first use of the click track while recording the soundtrack, overdubbing of orchestral parts, simultaneous multitrack recording and lead to the development of a multichannel surround system.

Top Grossing Films of the Year

  1. Pinocchio (Disney)
  2. Fantasia (Disney)

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Other Movies Released



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