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Charles H. V. Christie ( April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ...April 13, 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...1880 October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ...October 1, 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ...1955) was a For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of...motion picture studio owner.

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Born in London is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan area population of about 447,286; the city proper has a population of about 351,267 (2002). ...London, Ontario, Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern_most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ...Canada, Charles and his brother Al Christie, (November 24, 1881 - April 4, 1951) was a Canadian born motion picture director, producer and screenwriter. ...Al left home to pursue a career in the fledgling motion picture industry. In For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to...Hollywood, California, they made enough money working in films to purchase a property at 6724 Hollywood Boulevard and set up their own Christie Film Company was a pioneer motion picture company founded by Al Christie and Charles Christie, two brothers from London, Ontario, Canada. ...Christie Film Company to make comedy movies.


Charles was primarily the business administrator, while brother Al made films. Before long, the Christie brothers were two of Hollywood's most powerful movie moguls. By 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...1922, the brothers were so successful that they built the Christie Hotel, Hollywood's first luxury hotel featuring such extravagances as private baths. However, the For the protest against the Communications Decency Act, see Black World Wide Web protest. ...Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the ensuing The Great Depression was a global economic slump that began in 1929 and bottomed in 1933. ...Great Depression devastated business and in January of 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...1933, the Christie brothers companies went into receivership, the studio assets being acquired by another large film making company.


While his brother remained with the new owners, producing comedy films, Charles went into the selling of real estate.


Charles Christie died in Hollywood. He is interred in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood, California, adjacent to the north side of Paramount Studios. ...Hollywood Forever Cemetery, For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to...Hollywood, California. He has a star on the A small part of the Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five_pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1719 Vine Street.


See also: Motion pictures have been a part of the Canadians. ...Other Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood


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Al Christie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
Al Christie, (November 24, 1881 – April 4, 1951) was a Canadian-born motion picture director, producer and screenwriter.
Born Alfred Ernest Christie, in London, Ontario, Canada, he was one of a number of Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood who made their way to Hollywood, California, attracted by the newly developing motion picture business.
During his time in the film business, Al Christie was the author of 95 screenplays and directed and or produced more than 200 motion pictures.
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