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Popular filmgoing in 1930s Britain

a choice of pleasures

by John Sedgwick

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Published by University of Exeter Press in Exeter .
Written in

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture audiences -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Motion picture audiences -- Great Britain -- Regional disparities.,
    • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Sedgwick.
      SeriesExeter studies in film history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G7 S38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3748388M
      ISBN 100859896609
      LC Control Number2003430251

      7 For example, J. Richards, The Age of the Dream Palace: Cinema and Society in Britain, , L ; 6 Socially, the cinema played a crucial role as a provider of light, escapist entertainment, at very low cost, for a population struggling to cope with the stresses first of the inter-war depression, then of war, and finally of post-war austerity. In the s and s cinema Author: Peter Miskell. Popular Filmgoing in s Britain - A Choice of Pleasures Reading the Cinematograph - The Cinema in British Short Fiction, Silent Features - The Development of Silent Feature Films -

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        24 Richards, Films and British National Identity, 1; Sedgwick, John, Popular Filmgoing in s Britain: A Choice of Pleasures (Exeter, ), ; Richards, Jeffrey, “ Cinemagoing in Worktown: Regional Film Audiences in s Britain,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Televis no. 2 (): –66, brief overview of the British film market in the s (chapter 2), the. Gaumont-British production company (chapter 10) or the particular difficulties. facing the British film producers in the late s (chapter 11). In his introduction, Sedgwick claims to write a book about popular cinema in. Britain during the s.


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