Definition of Rank, J. Arthur in US English:

Rank, J. Arthur

proper noun

  • 1st Baron (1888–1972), English industrialist and movie executive; full name Joseph Arthur Rank. In 1941, he founded the Rank Organization, a movie production and distribution company that acquired control of the leading British studios and movie theater chains in the 1940s and 1950s.


Rank, J. Arthur