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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 15 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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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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Movie Crazy: Stars, Fans, and the Cult of Celebrity

S. Barbas - History - 2016 - 218 pages
While the impact that legendary actors and actresses have had on the development of the Hollywood film industry is well known, few have recognised the power of movie fans on ...
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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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The American Film Industry

Tino Balio - Performing Arts - 1985 - 680 pages
Upon its original publication in 1976, The American Film Industry was welcomed by film students, scholars, and fans as the first systematic and unified history of the American ...
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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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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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