Tag Archives: Der Student von Prag (1926)

Pictures and Films

Source: Dorothy Richardson, ‘Continuous Performance: Pictures and Films’, Close Up vol. IV no. 1, January 1929, pp. 51-57 Text: American films, sharp as steel, cold like the poles, beautiful as the tomb, passed before our dazzled eyes. The gaze of … Continue reading

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British Cinemas and their Audiences

Source: J.P. Mayer, British Cinemas and their Audiences: Sociological Studies (London: Dennis Dobson, 1948), pp. 125-127 Text: AGE: 36, SEX: M, OCCUPATION: TRANSPORT MANAGER, FATHER’S OCCUPATION: COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER, NATIONALITY: BRITISH From an early age I remember being taken by my … Continue reading

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Sociology of Film

Source: J.P. Mayer, Sociology of Film: Studies and Documents (London: Faber and Faber, 1946), pp. 205-208 Text: 22. Mr. … An ardent filmgoer since the early days of Cinema I can recall no instance of a film encouraging me to … Continue reading

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