Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Accetti, Angelo[1]

Male - 1955


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  • Name Accetti, Angelo 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1950?  Winnipeg, MB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    361 Hargrave St.
    Film Exchange Building
    Winnipeg, MB
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Jan 1919  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1920  St. Boniface, MB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 19 Apr 1920  Winnipeg, MB Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bride: Marie Clarke 
    Died 1955  Winnipeg, MB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I566  Camera Workers | A, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Cinematographer.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to Browne (1979), he filmed the departure of Canadian military troops from Vancouver for Siberia via Vladivostock, Russia, in Jan 1919. Accetti later moved to Manitoba, operated a studio in St. Boniface and subsequently moved to Winnipeg. He apparently filmed freelance for both Fox Movietonews and Associated Screen News. He also filmed from aircraft and according Manitoba Biographies (Manitoba Historical Society; http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/accetti_a.shtml, viewed 2009.12.28) he weighed over 300 pounds. His probate file is dated 1956 and is preserved by the Archives of Manitoba.
    • REFERENCES: Winnipeg probate file, Accetti, Angelo, file no. 53227, book no. B56, folio no. 347, Archives of Manitoba, http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/probate/1953-1957/wpgA1953.pdf, viewed 2009.12.28; Manitoba Biographies, Manitoba Historical Society, http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/accetti_a.shtml, viewed 2009.12.28.

  • Sources 
    1. [S222] Browne (1979), Browne, Colin, (Victoria: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1979), 113.
      Entry no. 144, "Canadians for Russia" (1918 & 1919)

    2. [S824] Vital Statistics Agency (Manitoba), (Province of Manitoba).
      Marriages: Registration no. 1920-019157