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American and Canadian Kinemtograph Development Syndicate Ltd

Primary Address
39 Lombard Street
City
EC
from May 1914 until February 1917

Additional Addresses
5 Federick's Place
Old Jewry
City
EC
from February 1917 until September 1917

46 Queen Victoria Street
City
EC
from September 1917

Business Detail
Category: Film Services
Type: Film Stock and Colour Film Stock
Capital: 10,750 (10,000 6% participating preference shares of 1 each and 15,000 ordinary shares of 1s each)

Notes
Formed to purchase US and Canadian rights to John Edward Thornton's improved process for the manufacture, printing and development of film. Letter to Registrar of Joint Stock Companies dated 6th July 1927 states that the company failed to raise enough money through subscription to purchase the rights and so "the original intention of the company never materialised".

Trading Information
Trading Dates: from 4 May 1914 until 3 August 1928.
Start Notes: Reg 4th May 1914
End Notes: Company became dormant in early 1920s. Dissolved by notice in the London Gazette 3 August 1928.

Related Venues

None

Related People

Arthur Aldington (Director)
Frederick Francis Barry (Director)
Charles Black (Director)
John Kent (Director)
Walter Norfolk (Director)
John Hislop Pettigrew (Director)
John Edward Thornton (Director)
William McGee Warnecke (Director)

Sources/References

BT 31/22250/135579
Kinematograph Year Book 1915 (p.90)

We are keen to hear from anyone with additional information or corrections to be made to this data. Please send comments to i.christie@bbk.ac.uk.
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