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This Day in Film History:
August 18


Hollywood make-up maven Max Factor is born Frank Firestein in Russia.


Debuting two days earlier, Morning Glory opens nationwide. The film brings Katharine Hepburn her first Academy Award.


Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski (The Pianist) is born Roman Liebleng in Paris, France.


Robert Redford, actor in such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the Presidents' Men, is born in Santa Monica, California. Redford won an Oscar for Best Director for his film Ordinary People and is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival.

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