This Day in Film History:
Hedy (not Hedley) Lamarr is born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler in Vienna, Austria. Her film credits include playing Delilah in the epic Samson and Delilah.
Wes Craven's shocker, A Nightmare on Elm Street, debuts.
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This Day in Film History: All the rage in Amsterdam.