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Metropolitan Film Exchange

Primary Address
6 Greek Street
Westminster
W

Additional Addresses
55-9 Shaftsbury Avenue
Westminster
W

5 New Compton Street
Holborn
WC
from 1917

Business Detail
Category: Film Services
Type: Renter
Capital: 2,000 (1,990 ordinary 1 shares, 10 1 deferred shares)

Notes
Offices at 6 Greek St destroyed by fire July 1914. All stock destroyed. No business done since. To keep name alive, bought by Kinematograph Trading Company 1915. KTC already owned 75 shares in May 1914. Shares went to all their directors including Poole and Parfrey. Requested name be deleted from register 2nd Jan 1919 (letter to registrar from Secretary. Moved to 55-9 Shaftsbury Ave 1914 (home of Kinematograph Trading Co). Moved to 5 New Compton St 1917.

Trading Information
Trading Dates: from 14 October 1913 until July 1914.
Start Notes: Reg 14 Oct 1913
End Notes: Ceased trading July 1914 (see notes)

Related Venues

None

Related People

Tom Musson (Director)
Emma Poole (Shareholder)
George Poole (Shareholder)
Thomas Walter Saint (Director)

Sources/References

Bioscope Annual 1914 (p.451)
BT 31/21764/131593
Kinematograph Year Book 1914 (p.280)

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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