11A South Camp Rd, Kingston C S O, JamaicaGet directions
The Palace Amusement Company (1921) Limited was formed by Audley Morais, and operated as a Private Company prior to 1921 (silent movie days). He re-formed the company and offe
red shares to the public in 1921.
Over the years the Company operated Movies, Rose Gardens, and Palace Cinemas. Gaiety and Majestic was subsequently acquired, Odeon (Mandeville) was leased, and other cinemas (urban and rural) were built. It operated cinemas and distributed films to many of the independent cinemas that existed in Jamaica and Cayman.
In 1938, Cinema Company of Jamaica Limited built the Carib, in competition to the Palace.
In 1947, J. Arthur Rank, from the United Kingdom, bought control in the Palace Amusement Company. The Rank Organisation bought out Cinema Company of Jamaica Ltd. owner of the Carib. J. Arthur Rank closed the Movies and built Odeon in Mandeville in 1951, and Odeon in Half Way Tree in 1952.
In l949, Russell Graham built the Tropical Cinema Company, and use d it as a centerpiece of the competition that he mounted for the movie audience against Palace.
In 1962, Russgram Investments Limited - a Company owned by Russell Graham - bought the controlling interest in the Palace Amusement Company from J. Arthur Rank, and Douglas Graham was appointed Managing Director. The new regime purchased the Majestic Cinema on Spanish Town Road, built the Harbour View Drive In as a partly owned subsidiary, and took control of the Tropical Cinema Company, which was a 2- cinema company - Tropical and Rialto.
In 1989, Russell Graham sold his Russgram Investments Company to Douglas Graham, who still has ownership of it.
The Palace Amusement Company is listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange and has approximately 150 shareholders. There are l,437,028 issued stock units. Russgram Investments Limited presently owns 62.05% of the shares in the Palace Amusement Company.
Since 1989 we have fought against the contraction of the circuit by expan ding into Cineplex in Liguanea
Island in New Kingston
Portmore Palace in Portmore
Palace Multiplex in Montego Bay, Odeon Cineplex in Mandville, while we closed Gaiety, Odeon Mandeville, and Odeon Half Way Tree.
In Film Distribution, the Company also services, cinemas in Grand Cayman, and represents United International Pictures, which is the source of motion picture product from the studios of Paramount, Universal, DreamWorks and Disney. Russgram Investments Limited is also in the film distribution business, and represents Warner Bros., Sony, and 20th Century Fox.
The Carib was demolished by fire in 1996 and Palace Amusement Company rebuilt it as 5 screens.
The Palace Amusement Company is managed by Douglas Graham, Executive Chairman
Scott Graham, Assistant General Manager
Carol Lee, Financial Controller
Melanie Graham, Marketing Manager
David Chong, Chief Engineer
Steven Cooke, Concessions Manager, and Eileen Thomas, Company Secretary.
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DOT PERSONNEL SERVICES JAMAICA LIMITED has been providing outstanding service to the business community since its inception in 1971
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365 Old Hope Rd Kingston 5 JamaicaGet directions
Everett Fenton’s garage offers a full range of parts and services for all motor vehicles. Also offered are: personalized treatment, executive pick-up and delivery of vehicle
or personnel, and a flatbed wrecker service. Any task… from a simple auto-detailing, which includes washing or vacuuming and armoralling, to major overhauls of engine or gearbox, as well as computer diagnostics, we are able to perform. Body repairs and respraying are also a specialty as we boast two modern enclosed spray booths. Although we do not specialize, we pay keen interest to Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Isuzu, Suzuki, Mazda, Subaru, Ford, Kia, Benz, BMW, and VW vehicles. Our location, with its specially designed offices and work bays, is equipped with state-of-the art equipment. It has been designed to facilitate increased performance, and promotes a customer friendly environment.
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Our support staff consists of:
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c) Quality Control Manager
d) Administrative Assistant
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h) Computer Diagnost icians
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L) Body Repair Men
m) Body Fitter
o) Resident Security
Everett Fenton’s Garage is a certified member of the Motor Repairers Association of Jamaica, of which Mr. Fenton currently serves as Vice-President. We are certified by the Government and have been qualified by both the National Contracts Committee (NCC) and the National Works Agency (NWA).
Among the automotive Insurance Company industry we are also listed among their preferred repairers due to our continued high standard of workmanship and modern facilities to produce superior finishes. Our clientele include several corporate companies and government ministries, as well as individuals, and is growing! Our capacity to offer fleet-management service has been the major appeal with our corporate clients who are relieved to have a repairer who will monitor the routine maintenance and needs of their fleets.
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LeaPro Group Ltd has an impeccable Pest Control track-record of servicing Jamaica W.I. for over 25 years.
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