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date: 05 June 2020

Acres, Birtlocked

(1854?–1918)
  • Stephen Herbert

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Acres, Birt (1854?–1918), film-maker, was born in Richmond, Virginia, USA, most probably on 23 July 1854, to British parents who had emigrated to America as prospective farmers. No record of his early life has been found; we know only that his father's name was ...

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British Film Institute, London
private collection
British Film Institute, London, National Archive