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us: Rank Organisation

  • [The Rank Organisation Limited is registered as a dormant company; re-registered on 30 Aug. 2002.]
  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: J. Arthur Rank Organisation
    • us: Rank Organisation Limited
  • Additional Information

    • Activity End

        (edtf) 1996
    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Conglomerate corporations
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Motion pictures
          (lcsh) Motion picture industry
            (lcsh) Motion picture theaters
        • Additonal Related Forms

          • us: Rank Group
          • us: Rank, J. Arthur, 1888-1972
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Rank Organisation LimitedRank Organisation Limited
        • Sources

          • found: Falk, Q. The golden gong, 1987: t.p. (Rank Organisation)
          • found: LC data base, 2-22-88 (Rank Organisation Limited; usage: Rank Organisation Limited)
          • found: KBE, 1986 (Rank Organisation PLC)
          • found: The rocking horse winner, c2002: credits (J. Arthur Rank Organisation)
          • found: Wikipedia, viewed 28 June 2016 (Rank Organisation; headquarters in London, England; British entertainment conglomerate founded by industrialist J. Arthur Rank on 23 April 1937; film company, owning production, distribution and exhibition facilities; the company name lasted until 7 February 1996 when the name and some of the remaining assets were absorbed into the newly structured the Rank Group Plc; the film company emerged in 1937 as Rank sought to consolidate his film-making interests; by the late 1940s J Arthur Rank (or the Rank Organisation as it was now called) owned film studio complexes, cinemas, and associated businesses)
        • General Notes

          • [The Rank Organisation Limited is registered as a dormant company; re-registered on 30 Aug. 2002.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1988-03-07: new
          • 2016-06-29: revised
        • Alternate Formats