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This Day in Film History:
February 2


Director William Desmond Taylor is found murdered in his Hollywood bungalow. The case is never solved. The discovery of Taylor's body caused quite a stir, as detectives uncovered illicit material, including pornographic photos at his residence.
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Warner's cartoon Feed the Kitty, starring the bulldog Marc Anthony and directed by Chuck Jones, is released.


Legendary horror star Boris Karloff succumbs to emphysema in Midhurst, Sussex, England.


Roman Polanski arrives in Paris, having fled the United States after his conviction for sexual relations with a minor.

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