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date: 26 February 2021

Blackton, James Stuartlocked

(1875–1941)
  • Ian Christie

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Blackton, James Stuart (1875–1941), film pioneer, was born on 5 January 1875 at 121 Broom Spring Lane, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, the son of Henry Blackton, saw manufacturer, and his wife, Jessie Stuart. The family emigrated in 1885 to America, where after his father's death in 1888 young ...

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