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British Acoustic Films

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of Woodger Road, London

1947 One of the companies within the J. Arthur Rank Organisation which were involved in scientific research[1]; areas of development included 35mm and 16mm sound recording and reproduction equipment, 16 mm silent cameras and projectors, 8mm cameras and projectors. Sales organisation for 35 mm equipment: G. B.-Kalee Ltd; sales of 8 and 16mm equipment G. B. Equipments Ltd.

1948 Acquired by British Optical and Precision Engineers also part of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation.

1956 Name of parent changed to Rank Precision Industries


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 1 October 1947