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Reg. v Alfred Jones and Samuel Gold

Source: Prosecution of Offences Acts, 1879 and 1884. Return to an address of the Honourable the House of Commons, dated 29 June 1900, 19th Century House of Commons Sessional Papers, vol. LXIX p. 247, no. 389 – Reg. v Alfred … Continue reading

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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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