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496 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Studies in Film History
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (December 2007)
ISBN-13 9780859898119
ISBN-10 0859898113
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Paperback (December 2007)
ISBN-13 9780859898126
ISBN-10 0859898121
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American Studies
Theater, Film and Dance
Going to the Movies
Hollywood and the Social Experience of Cinema
edited by Richard Maltby, Melvyn Stokes and Robert C. Allen
This book analyses the diverse historical and geographical circumstances in which audiences have viewed American cinema. It looks at cinema audiences ranging from Manhattan nickelodeons to the modern suburban show more
   about the author

Richard Maltby is Professor of Screen Studies at Flinders University, South Australia. His publications include Hollywood Cinema, Dreams for Sale: Popular Culture in the Twentieth Century and 'Film Europe' show more
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Introduction, Richard Maltby and Melvyn Stokes
Part 1: Studies of Local Cinema Exhibition
1. Race, Religion, and Rusticity: Relocating U. S. Film History, Robert C. Allen
2. Tri-racial Theaters in Robeson County, North Carolina (1896-1940), Christopher J. McKenna

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"Going to the Movies provides a fascinating range of consistently well-written chapters by a good selection of the best film historians on both sides of the Atlantic. With 68 pages of detailed show more
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