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Chow [otherwise Chow Ting-hsing; Chow Man-wei], Raymond (1927–2018), film producer and financier  

Andrew H. Spicer

Chow [otherwise Chow Ting-hsing; Chow Man-wei], Raymond (1927–2018), film producer and financier, was born on 8 October 1927 in Hong Kong, the son of a governor of the Bank of China. He attended the Catholic St Stephen’s College Preparatory School for Boys...

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Maxwell, John (1877–1940), film financier and cinema owner  

Robert Murphy

Maxwell, John (1877–1940), film financier and cinema owner, was born in Scotland. He trained as a solicitor and practised in Glasgow. In 1912 he acquired an interest in a Glasgow cinema and over the next ten years built up a circuit of twenty cinemas and set up ...

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See Ostrer, Isidore

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Yule, Annie Henrietta, Lady Yule (1874/5–1950), film industry financier  

Richard Davenport-Hines

Yule, Annie Henrietta, Lady Yule (1874/5–1950), film industry financier, was the only daughter in a family of two children of Andrew Yule (1834–1902) [see under Yule family], merchant of Calcutta, and his wife, Emma Porter. In 1900 she married her first cousin ...