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 British Sugar
Associated British Foods bought British Sugar, and is still the parent company today.
The British beet sugar industry as we know it began in the early 1900's and the first factory was built by the Dutch at Cantley in Norfolk in 1912.
The word 'corporation' was dropped from the company name in May 1982 and subsequent developments have further enhanced the security and future growth of British Sugar.
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 ITV - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Associated British Corporation (ABC- not to be confused with the AmericanBroadcasting Company or the Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
ABC and Rediffusion were asked to merge by the ITA, creating Thames Television.
Commercial broadcasting was no exception.The Broadcasting Act1990 paved the way for the deregulation of the British commercial broadcasting industry, which was to have many consequencesfor the ITV system.
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 Post-War British Cinema
British society in the pre-war period, especially 1918 through 1935, was marked by a stratified class system and economic doldrums.
Unfortunately, distribution of British films in the United States was severely hampered by a tax crisis in 1947.
The Associated British Picture Corporation or ABPC joined Warner Brothers to establish distribution in the United States.
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 Associated British Cinemas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Associated British Cinemas (ABC) was a cinema chain in the United Kingdom.
Associated British Cinemas was established in 1927 by solicitor John Maxwell by merging three smaller Scottish cinema circuits.
Whilst the majority of the those former ABC cinema which remain open are now branded as Odeon one member of the chain had retained the ABC brand located in Bournemouth.
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ITV was initially set up and regulated by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) which was created by the Television Act of 1954.
Although still the major force in British commercial television, ITV's share of the TV viewing audience has been falling for years, particularly since the start of competition by satellite television, and more recently digital terrestrial television.
Associated British Corporation (ABC Television): North and Midlands weekend franchises (1956-1968)
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The London Weekend contractor, ATV London (initially known as "ABC" until the Midlands contractor, Associated British Corporation, complained), began two days later.
Midlands (Weekend): Associated British Corporation - ABC Television (launched 18 February) - not to be confused with the American Broadcasting Company
The Broadcasting Act 1990 paved the way for the deregulation of the British Broadcasting industry, which was to have many consequences for the ITV system.
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 Associated British Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Associated British Corporation (otherwise known as ABC Television or ABC Weekend TV) was one of a number of commercial television companies set up in the 1950s by cinema chains in an attempt to safeguard their business by getting involved in television which was taking away their cinema audiences.
In this case, the parent company was the Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC), who initially did not wish to become involved in the new broadcasting system, but were persuaded to do so by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) and the head of their Pathé News subsidiary Howard Thomas, who became the new company's managing director.
ABC - Associated British in the North (1956-1958)
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Independent Television (ITV) was the name given to the original commercial British television broadcasters, set up to provide competition to the BBC.
The ITV system was initially set up and regulated by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) which was created by the Television Act 1954.
One thing they insisted upon was that commercials should be clearly distinguishable from programmes.
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 The Avengers Forever: Behind the Scenes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
In December of 1963, three months prior to the completion of the second Cathy Gale series, an American film producer made ABC (Associated British Corporation, not to be confused with the American Broadcasting Corporation) a tempting offer: turn The Avengers into a major motion picture.
But before ABC could respond to any of these offers, they had to deal with a much more urgent issue: Honor Blackman had decided to leave.
ABC also turned the fashion aspect of the program into a franchise, hiring top-drawer designers and filling the boutiques of Europe with Avengers clothing and accessories.
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 British National Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
It has become known as the "British Hollywood" as six studio complexes have been situated in the town.
In 1926, British National Studios was built in Elstree.
It was during the Associated British Picture Corporation period that "Tarzan and the Lost Safari" used the studio and EMI Studios for "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, King of the Apes".
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 Associated British Foods PLC (Mergers, acquisitions and divestments) | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com
Associated British Foods PLC (Mergers, acquisitions and divestments)
Associated British Foods has completed its acquisition of Unilever's food oil and fats brands in Mexico, which include Capullo bottled canola oil, the Mazola edible...
Associated British Foods Plc, has sold its British starch business ABR Foods, Corby, England, to Frances Roquette Freres SA.
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 Alan Bates Television Archive: "Three on a Gas Ring"
The play proved to be controversial and was not transmitted -- on decency grounds because the girl showed no remorse about the condition she found herself in.
In the Midlands and the North, it was billed as 'ABC Armchair Theatre', after its makers, the Associated-British Picture Corporation, which also produced "The Avengers".
The series, in any guise, was a different drama with different actors every week, and was the most popular ABC programme after 'The Avengers'.
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ABITEC Corporation, with production locations in Janesville, Wisconsin and Paris, Illinois in the US and AB Technologies in Northampton in the UK, are sister companies within the ABF Ingredients Group.
The ABF Ingredients Group of companies is owned by Associated British Foods headquartered in London.
ABITEC Corporation combines synthesis and analytical expertise in organic compounds with a high quality manufacturing operation to offer a wide range of exceptional ingredients to our customers.
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 Peter Jackson to Produce Dambusters - ComingSoon.net
A Universal Pictures presentation in association with StudioCanal, Dambusters chronicles the story of Operation Chastise, a top-secret Royal Air Force bombing mission designed to strike a decisive blow against the seemingly invincible Nazi war machine at the height of its aggression.
In March 1943, a group of airmen drawn from across the ranks of the RAF were assembled and trained for an unprecedented and potentially deadly assignment whose complete nature was not revealed to them.
This is an astonishing story that continues to be revered in British Commonwealth history, and our hope is to make their exploits known to more of the world and extend their legacy to a generation that might not otherwise recognize their inspiration and sacrifice."
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 Double Deckerland Location Adventure
The BIP studios became the Associated British Pictures Corporation in the 1930s, and remained so until 1969, just after the Double Deckers were filmed, when they were taken over by EMI.
The subject of much controversy in recent years, the local council decreed that these premises were not allowed to be used for any purposes other than film making until 2013, so the owners were not allowed to sell off all the land for development.
The real name of the studios (The Associated British Pictures Corporation) can be seen on the gate as the gang pursue the runaway dog along the main road (in actual fact these gates were originally the entrance to the British and Dominions studios which was adjacent to the Associated British).
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 Screenography - Ted Kotcheff
Kotcheff was the youngest director on the staff of the CBC, where he worked for two years before in 1958 leaving Canada to live and work in the United Kingdom.
At the ABC, Newman oversaw as producer the popular Armchair Theatre anthology drama programme, and he employed Kotcheff as a director on this series, for which he directed several plays between 1958 and 1960.
In 2000, the play was voted one of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes of the 20th century in a poll of industry professionals conducted by the British Film Institute.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on abc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
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The Supreme Court March 22 denied a petition from ABC member firm Wolgast Corp., seeking to review an appeals court decision regarding union access to its jobsites.
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 FILM: Attack of the B-movie Independent, The (London) - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The series ran between 1953 and 1961, and it remains a prime example of the lost world of the British 'second feature' that was once as integral a part of the cinema bill as the newsreel and the cartoon short.
Hammer was just one of several studios that had a distribution arrangement with a minor cinema chain in the US, inevitably leading to a spate of British second features concerning holidaying police captains or FBI agents in 'London (England)'.
Basically a converted aircraft factory, New Elstree (never to be confused with the Associated British Picture Corporation over the road) existed simply to churn out films with an average shooting schedule of five days.
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 EMI Films
Background: This company was the former Associated British Corporation (best known for producing "The Avengers").
Associated British went bankrupt in 1968 and its assets (Associated British Film Distributors, Elstree Studios, the ABC Cinemas movie theater chain and Thames Television) were purchased by EMI Records.
This was plastered over the previous EMI Film Distributors and Associated British IDs on most library prints it issued to the US market.
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 Double Deckerland Location Adventure
NB: All the locations listed are accessible to the public except where indicated, these are located on private land and visitors should not trespass without permission.
Garden behind the cottage in grounds of the Associated British Pictures Corporation studios.
The gang are making money by doing odd jobs around a house.Cottage in the grounds of the The Associated British Picture Corporation Studios, Borehamwood (now demolished).
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 British Science Corporation - Dr. David H. Kingsley
Dr David H. Kingsley, the only trichologist in the world who is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, helps find and correct the cause(s) of your hair loss or scalp condition.
In addition, he will help to improve both the psychological and cosmetic effects that are often associated with these problems.
At British Science Corporation we understand that healthy hair is closely linked to overall physical and psychological well being.
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 FGA - Richard Todd
He served with distinction as a paratrooper during World War II and later played the role of his former commander, Major John Howard, in The Longest Day (1962) under the direction of Ken Annakin.
As one of the leading actors in British cinema during the Fifties, he unfairly acquired a "stiff upper lip" tag.
But he then became casting director for Associated British Corporation and after the War contacted me and asked me if I would like to do a screen test.
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The BBC established a Broadcasting Centre in the building that had been the Palace of Arts in the 1924 British Empire exhibition in order to be closer to the Olympic Games at Wembley and a special television cable was laid to the stadium
The first rules governing violence on British television were issued to the BBC by Controller of Programmes Kenneth Adam.
The first British domestic television recorder, TELCAN, was demonstrated at Alexandra Palace.
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 British Dyestuffs Corporation and ICI
By 1913, 80 percent of the dyes used in Britain were supplied by the Germans.
A new company, British Dyes, Ltd., was formed in July 1915 and purchased Read Holliday and Sons of Huddersfield.
In June 1919 Levinstein, Ltd. was merged with British Dyes and the new company was named the British Dyestuffs Corporation.
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 Stanley Black
He also worked in the British film industry, arranging and composing soundtracks for nearly 200 films between 1946 and 1975.
He served as musical director for the Associated British Pictures Corporation between 1958 and 1963.
Among Black's credits are the score for Cliff Richards' British beach movie, "Summer Holiday," which won an award, as well as the theme used throughout the 1960s for Pathe newsreels, a staple of British movie-going experiences.
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