This Day in Film History:
Creighton Chaney, later known to the world as Lon Chaney Jr and The Wolfman, is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
MGM's cartoon Puss Gets the Boot, directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera (but credited to Rudolf Ising), is released. First Tom & Jerry cartoon.
Released a day before, Hannibal sets a February single-day record of $23.49 million. The film also sets the mark for February openers, taking in $58 million in its opening weekend.
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