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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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Movie-struck Girls: Women and Motion Picture Culture After the Nickelodeon

Shelley Stamp - Performing Arts - 2000 - 274 pages
This volume examines women's films and filmgoing in the 1910s, a period when female patronage was energetically courted by the industry for the first time. It demonstrates that ...
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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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Working-class Hollywood: Silent Film and the Shaping of Class in America

Steven J. Ross - History - 1998 - 367 pages
This path-breaking book reveals how Hollywood became "Hollywood" and what that meant for the politics of America and American film. Working-Class Hollywood tells the story of ...
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Hollywood in the Neighborhood: Historical Case Studies of Local Moviegoing

Kathryn Fuller-Seeley - History - 2008 - 276 pages
Hollywood in the Neighborhood presents a vivid new picture of how movies entered the American heartland--the thousands of smaller cities, towns, and villages far from the East ...
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Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators ...

Anthony Slide - Social Science - 2010 - 288 pages
The fan magazine has often been viewed simply as a publicity tool, a fluffy exercise in self-promotion by the film industry. But as an arbiter of good and bad taste, as a ...
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Sanctuary Cinema: Origins of the Christian Film Industry

Terry Lindvall - Performing Arts - 2007 - 303 pages
Sanctuary Cinema provides the first history of the origins of the Christian film industry. Focusing on the early days of film during the silent era, it traces the ways in which ...
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