Rom Com Genre Timeline

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  • The First Rom-Com

    The First Rom-Com
    The first rom-com to make it as a film was in 1924; the American silent movie 'Shy Girl.' The cast included Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston. The movie was written by Sam Taylor, Tim Whelan and Ted Wilde and was directed by Fred C. Newmeyer and Taylor.
    This film was the first to combine comedy and romance genres into one.
  • Early Rom Coms

    Early Rom Coms
    One of the early rom coms includes 'Trouble in Paradise.'
  • January 11 1940, Early Rom Coms

    January 11 1940, Early Rom Coms
    His Girl Friday