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Albert Smith

The Hollywood pioneer Albert E. Smith, co-founder of Vitagraph Studios and winner of a Special "Oscar" in 1947, is credited by a plaque on 74 West Street, Faversham, where he lived in his youth. The plaque is one of two in Faversham bearing the legend "Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996 / In association with the British Film Institute". The other is on the listed Tudorbethan-style Royal Cinema in Market Place.

The plaque

Albert Smith

Location of the plaque

Albert Smith
74 West Street, Faversham, home of the Hollywood pioneer Albert E. Smith