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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 18 related to At the picture show: small-town audiences and the creation of movie fan culture.   

Children and the Movies: Media Influence and the Payne Fund Controversy

Garth S. Jowett, Ian C. Jarvie, Kathryn H. Fuller - History - 1996 - 414 pages
A most comprehensive examination of the Payne Fund Studies.
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Exhibition, the Film Reader

Ina Rae Hark - Performing Arts - 2002 - 192 pages
"From the kinetoscope to the Movie Palaces of Hollywood's golden age, to today's multiplexes, the experience of watching films has varied enormously across film history ...
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Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements

David Nasaw - Social Science - 1999 - 312 pages
David Nasaw has written a sparkling social history of twentieth-century show business and of the new American public that assembled in the city's pleasure palaces, parks ...
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Cinema and Community: Progressivism, Exhibition, and Film Culture in Chicago ...

Moya Luckett - Performing Arts - 2013 - 432 pages
Caught between the older model of short film and the emerging classic era, the transitional period of American cinema (1907-1917) has typically posed a problem for studies of ...
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Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood

Karen Ward Mahar - History - 2008 - 332 pages
Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood explores when, how, and why women were accepted as filmmakers in the 1910s and why, by the 1920s, those opportunities had disappeared. In ...
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Calling All Stars: Emerging Political Authority and Cultural Policy in the ...

Suzanne W. Collins - 2008 - 383 pages
This dissertation examines the legitimization of film stars as sources of political authority in the U.S. propaganda efforts of World War I. First, it shows how film stardom ...
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American movie audiences: from the turn of the century to the early sound era

Melvyn Stokes, Richard Maltby - History - 1999 - 186 pages
American Movie Audiences examines the place of Hollywood cinema in the everyday life of its spectators from its beginnings to the arrival of sound. Previously, little has been ...
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Main Street amusements: movies and commercial entertainment in a Southern ...

Gregory Albert Waller - History - 1995 - 342 pages
Surveying the growth of local movie and vaudeville theaters from 1906 to 1916, Waller analyzes reform efforts and protest campaigns that concerned theater safety codes, Sunday ...
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