Studies in Personality, No. 33: Arthur Dent

Migrated from Stage to Screen. Introduced Famous Players product to Scottish exhibitors under J.D. Walker's regime (Walker had exclusive distribution rights for Lasky films). Managing Director of Waverley Films, Ltd., which ultimately merged with Wardour Films. A founder of the Scottish Cinema Trade Benevolent Fund, the Cinema Club, and a founder a ex-chaplain of Lodge Anima, Glasgow. Article reported that Wardour had made remarkable strides since he joined the Board, and he is described as a man with ideas, progressive and broadminded. A firm believer in the box office value of British films.

TitleStudies in Personality, No. 33: Arthur Dent
Date1927-09-29
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SourceThe Bioscope

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