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General Film Agency

Primary Address
58 Dean Street
Westminster
W
until January 1916

Additional Addresses
24 Denmark Street
Holborn
WC
from January 1916

Business Detail
Category: Film Services; Cinema Equipment Manufacturer or Supplier
Type: Sales Agent, Seating Contractors
Capital: 6,000 (2,000 participating preference shares of 1 each and 4,000 ordinary shares of 1 each)
Notes: Sales Agent for Milano,Milan Features, Ramo (1913), General, Roma, Vera, Carrick (1914)

Notes
Formed in part out of the purchase of Williams Bioscope Co Ltd (ran by Ernest Williams) of Elm Lodge, Wraysbury, Bucks. Agents for E. Duckel in Paris (Leopold Sutto) who are agents for Milano, Skandinavia and Russisk. Moved to 24 Denmark St, Jan 1916

Trading Information
Start Notes: Reg 24 Dec 1912
End Notes: Ceased trading August 1916 owing to the war, but not wound up. Never re-started business. Finally wound up 1930.

Related Venues

None

Related People

Harry Battersby (Director)
Norman Hart (Director)
Leopold Sutto (Director)
Mary Harriott Swan (Director)
Thomas James West (Director)
Ernest Seville Williams (Director)

Sources/References

Bioscope Annual 1914 (p.467)
Bioscope Annual 1914 (p.457)
BT 31/21121/126155
Kinematograph Year Book 1914 (p.263)
Kinematograph Year Book 1915 (p.425)
Kinematograph Year Book 1915 (p.437)

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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