Tag Archives: Way Down East (1920)

Movies and Conduct

Source: ‘Female, 19, white, college sophomore’, quoted in Herbert Blumer, Movies and Conduct (New York: Macmillan, 1933), p. 96 Text: Crying at a movie is my second nature. As soon as an event occurs which is the least bit sad … Continue reading

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Indirect Journey

Source: Harold Hobson, Indirect Journey: An Autobiography (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1978), pp. 99-102 Text: I have very dim memories of having seen at least one film before I became lame. This was at a place called the Phoenix Theatre, … Continue reading

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