Celebrating 78 Years: 1950 -2018
March 26, 1885, The Eastman Film Co. of Rochester, N.Y., manufactured the first commercial motion picture film. George Eastman had perfected a method for bonding photographic emulsion onto thin strips of celluloid.
March 26, 1958 - At the 30th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, Bob Hope, David Niven and Jack Lemmon. THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAY, directed by David Lean and starring Alec Guiness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins and Sessue Hayakawa wins seven Oscars: Best Picture of 1957, Best Director, Best Actor for Guiness, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.