The Film Business in the United States and Britain During the 1930s

  title={The Film Business in the United States and Britain During the 1930s},
  author={John Sedgwick and Michael Pokorny},
  journal={Economic History},
The film business in the United States and Britain during the 1930s. Film was a most important product in the lives of the people during the 1930s. This article sets out to analyse the underlying economic arrangements of the film industries of the United States and Britain during the decade for producing and diffusing this commodity type to the population at large. It finds a highly competitive industry that was built around showing films that audiences wanted to see, irrespective of the extent… 
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