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  • 1540s, from French calamiteux (16c.), from Latin calamitosus "causing loss, destructive," from calamitas (see calamity). Related: Calamitously; calamitousness.1540

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  • A Calamitous Elopement A Calamitous Elopement is a 1908 American silent short comedy film directed by D. W. Griffith. A print of the film exists in the film archive of the Library of Congress.
  • Fade Out: The Calamitous Final Days of MGM Fade Out: The Calamitous Final Days of MGM is a 1990 non-fiction book by Peter Bart which covers the history of MGM since 1969, when it was bought by Kirk Kerkorian. Bart was an executive at MGM in 1983 and 1984. The book focuses on the regimes of James T. Aubrey, Daniel Melnick, David Begelman and Frank Yablans.

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