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Movies and Conduct

Source: ‘Female, 15, white, high-school sophomore’, quoted in Herbert Blumer, Movies and Conduct (New York: Macmillan, 1933), p. 37 Text: I have attempted to imitate the manners of several actresses, but I have never received any satisfactory results. I bobbed … Continue reading

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Minnie at the Movies

Source: Marian Bowlan, ‘Minnie at the Movies’, from City Types: A Book of Monologues Sketching the City Woman (Chicago: T.S. Denison, 1916 – copyright date of original piece 1913), pp. 231-235 Text: Minnie at the Movies Character: MINNIE MURRAY, an … 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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