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Sociology of Film

Source: J.P. Mayer, Sociology of Film: Studies and Documents (London: Faber and Faber, 1946), pp. 233-234 Text: This letter is in answer to your appeal for help from members of the cinema audiences. I am a female, aged 17 yrs. … Continue reading

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Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography

Source: Harriet Martineau (ed. Maria Weston Chapman), Harriet Martineau’s Autobiography vol. 1 (Boston: James R. Osgood, 1877), p. 15 Text: When I was four or five years old, we were taken to a lecture of Mr. Drummond’s, for the sake, … Continue reading

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Sociology of the Film

Source: Unnamed 17-year old female, quoted in J.P. Mayer, Sociology of Film: Studies and Documents (London: Faber and Faber, 1946), pp. 213-215 Text: Have Films Ever Appeared in Your Dreams? Yes, films have often appeared in my dreams. I think … 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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Cinematographs – Truth and Fiction

Source: ‘Cinematographs – Truth and Fiction’, The Times [London], 9 April 1913, p. 11 Text: At the present moment the popularity of picture palaces and the reason for it are directing a good deal of attention to the state of … 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. 219-221 Text: Miss… In regard to your request for information as regards the average film audience I am writing the following examples of how some … Continue reading

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