HC Deb 03 March 1931 vol 249 cc219-20W

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any information as to the establishment in this country recently of film studios by American or other interests; and if he is contemplating any legislation with this object?


No foreign interests have, so far as I am aware, built a studio in this country, but the renting

  • United Church of Canada.
  • Young Men's Christian Association.

The total number of migrants who proceeded overseas during 1924 and 1930 with assistance under the Empire Settlement Act classified according to destination and sex and with such information as to ages as is available was as follows:

houses representing United States producers have, of course, been acquiring films from British makers, and in some instances have made films here themselves. The answer to the second part of the question is in the negative.