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New Cinema Histories
Over the past 10 years, an emerging international trend in research into cinema history has shifted its focus away from the content of films to consider their circulation and consumption, and toExpand
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How Can Cinema History Matter More
Out of the blue, a little over ten years ago, Melvyn Stokes telephoned me. He was beginning his annual task of organising the Commonwealth Fund conference on American history at University College,Expand
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On the prospect of writing cinema history from below
Beginning with a consideration of recent discussions on the state of film history this essay explores some aspects of the relationship between the historiography of cinema and broader currents ofExpand
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"To Prevent the Prevalent Type of Book": Censorship and Adaptation in Hollywood, 1924-1934
As a literary study in stark realism and exposition of animal passions running wild, the novel has considerable merit. . As a screen proposition, An American Tragedy, with its shameless wallowings inExpand
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American Movie Audiences: From the Turn of the Century to the Early Sound Era
Introduction - reconstructing American cinema's audiences, Melvyn Stokes. Part 1 The social formation of audiences: Jewish immigrant audiences in New York City, 1905-1914, Judith Thissen ItalianExpand
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Going to the Movies: Hollywood and the Social Experience of Cinema
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 inExpand
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