The Charles Urban Collection of papers relating to early motion pictures
The Charles Urban Collection of papers relating to early motion pictures, c.1895-1930.
(formerly ScM 1995-734)
Charles Urban was an Anglo-American film producer and distributor, and one of the most significant figures in British cinema before the First World War. He was a pioneer of the documentary, educational, propaganda and scientific film, as well as being the producer of the world's first successful motion picture colour system, Kinemacolor.