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ABRIDGED PROSPECTUS.

'OF

iversal Films

Limited.

EEGISTERED AS A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPa4NY UNDER THE

COMPANIES ACTS, 1899-1900, NEW SOUTH WATTS,

CAPITAL = = - £65,000,

In 65,000 Shares of One Pound each.

25,000 Shares are offered to the Public, payable 10/ per

share on application, and 10/ on allotment.

16,500 Shares are to be issued pursuant to preliminary

contracts to the American-Australasian Film Ser- vice Limited, of Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide, and to the Australian Life Biograph Company Limited, in connection with acquiring their busi- nesses as going concerns, and to J. S. M'Cullagh, for the benefits of his American Companies and Continental Agencies and Contracts. 23,500 Shares held in reserve. 65,000

DIRECTORS:

Tlie lion. Sir AMJKIIT (¡OCLD.

Jl'STIN MrSWKKNKY.

lir. CALKI. TI'.ItM.Y.

ALHKItNON .7. MKTCAM'I*. MANAGING DIRECTOR: - .1. s. McCrUaAGII.

SECRETARY:

Ia. HYItO.N MOUKHS, r.C.l'.A.

OFFICES:

MEiaHOim.NK. SYDNKY, mill ADlàl-AlDI-à.

OBJECTS.

Tills COIII|IIIII.V Is being formell for Ino purpose of tuklns ovr-r from Hie Ameriean-Auslrtiliistiin Kill« Service Limited Us ¡-ooilivill, contract»-, i-tock, phiiil, mill business UK ii Kolni,' coni'i'i'ii lu Sydney, Melbourne, mid Adelaide.

Also lo take ovpr tlit* business II« II going concern of tilt» Australian Ufe lilosraph Company Limited, of Sydney.

Also tile Company to have the lind richi to acquire nt cosl prlco from Mr. n Kyron Mnrres, should tlit> Compnny deem It desirable, other option« willoh lie linn, or inay acquire, for theatres In Melbourne, Sydney, Adcluldp, and else

where

The American-Australasian Kllm Service Limited, uf which Mr. .1. S. M'Cul IIIKII I» the MnniiRlng Director, linn nlready revolutionised (he Kllm liuslneis of Australia. This Company him for mondia lieen landln--: and reiillnp. both In Sydney and Melbourne, the plek of ttie Amerlcau Kllm market, und has been releasliiR theso nuiKnltlcontYlIm!* from SIX TO KKiHT WHKKS AHIJAD Ol' ANY OT1IKK K1LM KXCÎIANUIà IN AUSTHAL1A. No Htiiteiurnt to the con- trary can refute these stnbtiorn, well-established facts. The Kllms are Ittndul every fortnlßht by the Vancouver and Trisco mnllhouts, mid have already created mich a demand for thin elliss of i*oods that It has become neees.sary to form a larger company In ««Wer to keep up the tuipply. Splendidly remunerative business IK lieliiK tiiriied iixvay avery day for lack of stock.

Mr. M'CnlliiRli has facilities for huyln-,* In the American nnd I'nKlIsli nmrke-ts WHICH xo orm-.it KIMI HOUSK IN AUSTIJALIA POSSKSSK.S. Mr. M'CIIIIIIKII ha» the control of nuvcrnl lurse Kllm Kxchangcs operating In Hie Western States of America and Western Canada. Ile ha» his own private bti.xer In New York, who Ins|)ectH and certltlc» to eaeh Kllm purchased, theretxy enr-iir lill* that the liest only are shipped to Australia. lu addition, the ivholn of on.* shipments are Inspected and passed hy the Public Censor Hoard of New York, so that no undesirable Ulms will bo Imported or dealt with by the Company. This Klvos tlie Manaislni; Director au iilto-sethor rxiQCi* ADVANT.U'K us a bn'i-r and Importer of tim liest American Films OVIClt ANY OTHHri FILM IMI'ORTKR IN AUSTHAI.A8IA, which ndviuitUKes are lo IK« acquired by the new company.

The facilities fur bnylni? absolutely ahead uf any other house In Australia assure the new Company a I-Ui-.Mll.lt POSITION IN Till. Al.STHAl.ASI.iN

FILM WOULD AND AN I'NOKMOI'SLY PltOl'lTAMI.K Itt'SIXI'SS.

The antiquated inetbodH hitherto adopted by (lie I'llm l'xchiitii*(". of Im* ivorllng Amerli-an Kllins ihroiieh landon, ami lukin« lliein xvheiiexer London chooses to release them, mint be replaced b.x inoic modern mel hods. Tim Anicrli'itii-Auitruliisliiii I'llm Sen be Limited lui) s straight off Hie inauiifin'« turei-s' shelves, and ships direct to Australasia. Tin« 1'IIIVCI-MII 1'IIIIW Llliilteil will continue this (tolley. The ii Mom and prolltnliletiess of this mctliud of doini; business are already demonstrated In the reiiinrUiible succc«.-« of the Aine lieail-AllslnilasliLU Kllm Sen lee Limited to iluto.

The folhmluK-cimtiiK'li '"i»e ticen cnlei-iil lulu and may lie lni-|>ected at III» ulllces of .Mews, (iouhl mil Shan-, .solicitors. Il'l Pltl-strcet, S.xdney :

."ilh March. UM.! ABreenieiit between the Amerlciiii Austriihlhliiu Kllm SM ilce Ialtiilteil nuil A. I!. Y. Slmiv, mi behalf of Hie f'oinpaiiy. .

lilli March, ItH--Aureeinenl between .lohn .stephen MeCulloKh find A. <«'. ''.

Sliaxv, nu belnill' ol' the I'oinpiiny.

«til March. HU'-' -Agriviuent betixeen Leslie Hymn Mi**f*rcs «nil A. «i. V.

Sliuxv, on behalf ol' the Company.

A cuiilraet has I.n drawn beti», ecu Hie Aii-tnilUn 1,1ft» lllo-iraph Company Limited anil the liquidator tlieri-uf ami (lils Company, to lie entered Into after the regis!ration ol' this Compiiny, '

Application xvlll be iñude In Uno loiu-i«». for reiilsii'iillmi ol' the Company cn

Hie Stock LxeliniiKcH,

Kuli prospectuses can be oblalrcil from Hie Company's lillico«: Hgi'lT AllLK-lHMLDINdS. Ml.LI.Ol'UNi: ; «ti lILI/AHirril-STitl'IOT. SYDNIIY: (lIUCNKKLL-STItKHT, ADIOUAIDIO ; nnd from Messrs. Clarke nnd Co., ïlroker», tilt Colllim-Htroet, Melbourne.

II.VnilIXGTON B. COWPER.

SOLICITORS:

Messrs. COULD and SHAW, Pitt-street,

Sydney,

BANKERS:

TU là CITY UAXK OK SYDNEY,

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