Ultimatum issued to IRA to vacate occupied buildings in Dublin is followed by bombardment and the start of the Irish Civil War
Lloyd George's coalition government falls following the withdrawal of Unionist support.
Bell and Howell and Kodak agree on 16mm standard for amateur film makers. Eastman-Kodak reversal 16mm film marketed following year.
Lindsay Anderson born in Bangalore, India (d. 1994)
BBFC and Home Office consider censorship of Married Love - romantic drama reflecting issues of birth control.
Irish Civil War formally ends after ceasefire declared.
Actor and director Richard Attenborough born in Cambridge
The Virgin Queen (d. J. Stuart Blackton)
Woman to Woman (d. Graham Cutts)
Following the loss of the Conservative majority in the House of Commons, the Labour Party forms its first government under Ramsay MacDonald, with Liberal backing.
Michael Balcon and Graham Cutts purchase Famous Players' Islington Studios and set up Gainsborough Pictures.
Hepworth Film Company goes into receivership.
Crisis in film industry leads to one-month closure of studios.
Actor Peter Sellers born in Southsea, Hampshire (d. 1980)
Actor Richard Burton born in Pontrydyfen, Wales (d. 1984)
Bonzolino; or Bonzo Broadcasted (prod: W.A.Ward)
The Pleasure Garden (d. Alfred Hitchcock)
The Rat (d. Graham Cutts)
The Film Society established in London: first of its kind.
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