Williams, JD

American-born entrepreneur who opened the first continuous cinema in Sydney, showing films from 11 am to 11 pm, and built a large business in popular entertainment before leaving Australia in 1916. He went on to influence the film industry in the United States, Britain and Canada.

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Arrived Sydney
1909
Died
New York, United States of America
1934
Name
Alternate
Williams, James Dixon
Occupation