Investigation into an Alleged Combine in the Motion Picture Industry in Canada

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Investigation into an Alleged Combine in the Motion Picture Industry in Canada

Department of Labour

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Combines Investigation Act. Report of Commissioner April 31, 1931. Topics: organization of the industry; companies cited for investigation (Famous Players, B & F, Eastern Theatres, Premier Theatres, Mansfield Theatre, United Amusement, United Theatres, Theatre Holding Corporation, Hamilton United Theatres, Paramount Publix, etc.); Famous Players' acquisitions of theatre interests; Famous Players and the exchanges; protection; block booking and blind booking; British films; activities of motion picture distributors and exhibitors of Canada; standard exhibition contract; credit committee rules of film boards of trade; Cooper Organization activities in connection with social organization; Lauriente's Case in Trail, BC; stock control of Famous Players; argument and findings and conclusions.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Department of Labour
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1931
  • Place Published: Ottawa
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    234 p. 25 cm. Fold-out map at rear shows locations of Toronto theatres. Blue paper covers. Ink notations top front corner and spine. Soiling to front cover. Chipped spine ends.

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