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This Day in Film History:
May 30


Director Howard Hawks is born in Goshen, Indiana. His films include To Have and Have Not, Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday and Rio Bravo, among others.


Hollywood executive/pioneer Irving Thalberg is born in Brooklyn.


Warner Bros cartoon voice artist Mel Blanc is born in San Francisco, California.


Death of a Gunfighter opens in Finland. Real-life director Alan Smithee replaces original directors Don Siegel and Robert Totten. "Alan Smithee" later becomes a pseudonym for a director who wishes to have his name removed from a film.

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