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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. 182-184 Text: NO. 15A AGE: 18 SEX: F. PARENTS’ OCCUPATION: FATHER – SOLDIER, MOTHER – HOUSEWIFE OCCUPATION: G.P.O. EMPLOYEE NATIONALITY: BRITISH When I go to … 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. 182-184 Text: NO. 15A AGE: 18 SEX: F. PARENTS’ OCCUPATION: FATHER – SOLDIER, MOTHER – HOUSEWIFE OCCUPATION: G.P.O. EMPLOYEE NATIONALITY: BRITISH When I go to … Continue reading

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Mass-Observation at the Movies

Source: Phyllis Cann, quoted in Jeffrey Richards and Dorothy Sheridan (eds.), Mass-Observation at the Movies (London/New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1987), p. 57 Text: Mrs Phyllis Cann, 44 Bradford St (aged 30), regular cinema-goer (4 times a month), preference … Continue reading

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