|Company Director of Vi-Films (set up in 1915).Film Censor and Exhibitor’s Review, 21 October 1914, p. 3 (notes Sylvia Rosen is to work for Hibbet’s); 10 March 1915, p. 3 and 21 April 1915, p. 2. (references to Vi-Films distribution company).
‘Calling in the offices of the Vi-Films, Ltd., 15-17 Cecil Court, Charing Cross Road, W.C., we were surprised to see how a firm of such short standing had enlarged their business.
Vi-Films is referenced in the Kinematograph Yearbook 1916, p. 103 where it is listed as a new company [NB the 1916 Yearbook looks back over 1915]:
‘Miss Sylvia Rosen informs us that she has severed her connection with the Vi-Film Co., and will shortly be heard of in connection with another film undertaking’, Kinematograph and Lantern Weekly, 16 March 1916, p. 9.
Vi-Films is listed in the 1917 Yearbook but is no longer listed in 1918.
The Biscope, 13 September 1917 carries an advertisement for Sylvia Rosen which notes she was film reviewer for The Era and outlines her plans to set up her own review publication, The Exhibitor’s Guide.