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The Cinema

Source: The Cinema: Its Present Position and Future Possibilities (London: Williams and Norgate, 1917), pp. 201-203 Text: Twelfth Day. Monday, March 26, 1917. The Bishop of Birmingham in the chair. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE Two Schoolboys. Examined. 1. The Chairman. What … Continue reading

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Movies and Conduct

Source: ‘Negro male student in High School. Age 17’, quoted in Herbert Blumer, Movies and Conduct (New York: Macmillan, 1933), pp. 254-257 Text: I first became interested in the movies when I had started to kindergarten. I had gone to … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Films

Illustration by Wilson C. Dexter that accompanies the original article Source: Olivia Howard Dunbar, ‘The Lure of the Films’, Harper’s Weekly, 18 January 1913, pp. 20, 22 Text: Adventures to discover how and where the rest of the world amuses … Continue reading

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The Cinema

Source: The Cinema: Its Present Position and Future Possibilities (London: Williams and Norgate, 1917), pp. 209-201 Text: 23. THE CHAIRMAN. What do you like best at the cinema? — All about thieves. 24. The next best? — Charlie Chaplin. 25. … Continue reading

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