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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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