The Mystery of the Missing Millionaire: Ambrose Small
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Episode 213:Toronto theatre magnate and enigmatic millionaire Ambrose J. Smalldisappeared without a trace on December 2, 1919, only a day after having made a lucrative deal to sell his ownership interests in his chain of theatres including the Grand Opera House in Toronto. People interested in the case suspected one of two theories were the most likely for the tycoon’s abrupt disappearance — either Small had run off and had into hiding under his own steam, or someone had abducted and very likely killed him. This case has become one of Canada’s oldest mysteries as more than 100 years later, there is yet no answer as to Small’s ultimate fate. Sources: Ambrose Small Case | The Canadian Encyclopedia Canada West | The Canadian Encyclopedia $1,750,000 in 1919 → 2022 | Inflation Calculator Biography – SMALL, AMBROSE JOSEPH – Volume XIV (1911-1920) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography Disappearance of Ambrose Small - Wikipedia The Doe Network: Ambrose Small - 1891DMON The Mysterious Disappearance of Ambrose J. Small | Grand Theatre London What Really Happened to Ambrose Small? | Maclean’s | January 15, 1951 How the mystery of Ambrose Small became Toronto’s most captivating cold case | The Star The Mystery Of Ambrose J. Small, The Missing Millionaire - Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ambrose Small, Toronto’s most sensational mystery The Grand Mystery of Ambrose Small Ambrose Small, The Ghost of the Grand Theatre Investigations following the finding of these human bones near Humber… News Photo - Getty Images AMBROSE SMALL: CANADA’S COLDEST CASE CLOSED! The Missing Millionaire by Katie Daubs | Penguin Random House Canada Canadian Mysteries of the Unexplained: Investigations Into the Fantastic, the Bizarre and the Disturbing Wild Talents by Charles Fort - Ebook | Scribd Mysteries of Ontario by John Robert Colombo - Ebook | Scribd Ghost Stories of Canada by John Robert Colombo, Jillian Hulme Gilliland - Ebook | Scribd Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/darkpoutine See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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