Daily Archives: August 21, 2013

The War Films

Source: Sir Henry Newbolt, ‘The War Films’, The Times [London], 14 October 1916, p. 7 Text: O living pictures of the dead, O songs without a sound, O fellowship whose phantom tread Hallows a phantom ground — How in a … Continue reading

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The War Films

Source: Sir Henry Newbolt, ‘The War Films’, The Times [London], 14 October 1916, p. 7 Text: O living pictures of the dead, O songs without a sound, O fellowship whose phantom tread Hallows a phantom ground — How in a … Continue reading

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Mass-Observation at the Movies

Source: Jeffrey Richards and Dorothy Sheridan (eds.), Mass-Observation at the Movies (London/New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987), p. 229. Text: Commercial traveller, aged 35, Leamington Spa. Once per month I go to the films. This is when my car … 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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