I Attended the New York Premiere of ‘Giant’ [October 10, 1956]

Entertainment: Movies Premieres

There were two premieres - the New York premiere was at the Roxy Theatre and aired on the Dumont Television Network (James Dean fans only caused a scene at the New York premiere) * Doubled as a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystropy Association * Missing: Fran Bennet * Phyllis Gates * George Stevens Jr.

Vote Ranking  

1

Oscar Hammerstein II

Playwright

100% (2 of 2 votes)

2

Joanne Woodward

Actress

80.0% (4 of 5 votes)

3

George Stevens

Filmmaker

71.43% (5 of 7 votes)

4

New York City, New York

Location

65.38% (51 of 78 votes)

5

Jack L. Warner

Producer

62.50% (5 of 8 votes)

6

Robert Stack

Actor

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

7

Eileen Heckart

Actress

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

8

Elizabeth Taylor

Actress

38.46% (35 of 91 votes)

9

Carroll Baker

Actress

37.50% (3 of 8 votes)

10

Dennis Hopper

Actor

37.50% (3 of 8 votes)

11

Chill Wills

Actor

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

12

Dimitri Tiomkin

Composer

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

13

Ethel Waters

Vocalist

31.58% (6 of 19 votes)

14

Natalie Wood

Actress

31.00% (31 of 100 votes)

15

Rock Hudson

Actor

28.87% (28 of 97 votes)

16

Mercedes McCambridge

Actress

27.27% (3 of 11 votes)

17

Anna Maria Alberghetti

Actress

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

18

Bob Cummings

Actor

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

19

Sal Mineo

Actor

0% (0 of 2 votes)

20

Bosley Crowther

Critic

0% (0 of 1 votes)

21

Judy Tyler

Actress

0% (0 of 1 votes)

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Henry Willson

Agent

0% (0 of 0 votes)

23

Pat Morison

Actress

0% (0 of 1 votes)

24

Perry Lopez

Actor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

25

Abe Burrows

Playwright

0% (0 of 4 votes)

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George Christian

Commentator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

27

Jane Withers

Actress

0% (0 of 3 votes)

28

Jayne Meadows

Actress

0% (0 of 4 votes)

29

Virginia Mayo

Actress

0% (0 of 2 votes)

30

Michael Todd

Producer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

31

Adolphe Menjou

Actor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

32

Elsa Maxwell

Socialite

0% (0 of 3 votes)

33

Fernando Lamas

Actor

0% (0 of 1 votes)

34

Spyros Skouras

Financier

0% (0 of 0 votes)

35

Virginia Graham

TV Personality

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

DuMont (TV Network)

TV Network

0% (0 of 0 votes)