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            List of years in film       (table)
 1932 .  1933 .  1934 .  1935  . 1936  . 1937  . 1938 
1939 1940 1941 -1942- 1943 1944 1945
 1946 .  1947 .  1948 .  1949  . 1950  . 1951  . 1952 
    In television: 1939 1940 1941 -1942- 1943 1944 1945     
       In radio : 1939 1940 1941 -1942- 1943 1944 1945     
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The year 1942 in film involved some significant events, in particular the release of a film consistently rated as one of the greatest films of all time, Casablanca..

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Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Leading Star
1. Mrs. Miniver MGM Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon
2. Reap the Wild Wind Paramount John Wayne and Paulette Goddard
3. Random Harvest MGM Ronald Colman and Greer Garson
4. Yankee Doodle Dandy Warners Bros. James Cagney
5. Road to Morocco Paramount Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour and Bob Hope
6. Springtime in the Rockies 20th Century Fox Betty Grable
7. Somewhere I'll Find You MGM Clark Gable and Lana Turner
8. This Gun for Hire Paramount Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd
9. The Pride of the Yankees RKO Gary Cooper
10. Footlight Serenade 20th Century Fox Betty Grable and Victor Mature
11. Gentleman Jim Warner Bros. Errol Flynn
12. Casablanca Warner Bros. Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
13. I Married a Witch Paramount/United Artists Veronica Lake and Fredric March
14. Song of the Islands 20th Century Fox Betty Grable and Victor Mature
15. Woman of the Year MGM Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn
16. The Glass Key Paramount Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake
17. Johnny Eager MGM Robert Taylor and Lana Turner
18. Tortilla Flat MGM Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr and John Garfield
19. The Spoilers Universal Marlene Dietrich and John Wayne
20. To Be or Not to Be United Artists Carole Lombard and Jack Benny

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