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American Movie Audiences: From the Turn of the Century to the Early Sound Era

edited by Melvyn Stokes and Richard Maltby
Format
Book
Published
London : Bfi Publishing, 1999.
Language
English
ISBN
085170722X, 0851707211 (pbk)
Contents
  • Jewish immigrant audiences in New York City, 1905-14 / Judith Thissen
  • Italian imageries, historical feature films and the fabrication of Italy's spectators in early 1900s New York / Giorgio Bertellini
  • Film and ethnic identity in Harlem, 1896-1915 / Alison Griffiths and James Latham
  • 'The formative and impressionable stage': discursive constructions of the nickelodeon's child audience / Roberta Pearson and William Uricchio
  • Why the audience mattered in Chicago in 1907 / Lee Grieveson
  • The revolt of the audience: reconsidering audiences and reception during the silent era / Steven J. Ross
  • Viewing the viewers: representations of the audience in early cinema advertising / Kathryn Helgesen Fuller
  • Reminiscences of the past, conditions of the present: at the movies in Milwaukee in 1918 / Leslie Midkiff DeBauche
  • This is where we came in: the audible screen and the voluble audiences of early sound cinema / Thomas Doherty
  • Hillbilly music and Will Rogers: small-town picture shows in the 1930s / Gregory A. Waller.
Description
vi, 186 p. : ill., facsims ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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