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This Day in Film History:
October 5


Studio pioneer Sam Warner dies of a cerebral hematoma at age 39 in Los Angeles. His will stipulates that his stock in the studio will go to his surviving brothers.


Warner's cartoon The Big Snooze, starring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, is released. This is the final cartoon Bob Clampett directs for Warner Bros.


The first film to receive an NC-17 rating, Philip Kaufman's Henry & June, opens in the US on 307 screens.
Source: Censored Hollywood


BOP favorite The Royal Tenenbaums opens.

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