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date: 22 November 2019

Maxwell, Johnlocked

(1877–1940)
  • Robert Murphy

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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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