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Cinemagoing

Karsten Grummitt

Cinemagoing

by Karsten Grummitt

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Published by Donona Research in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moving-picture industry -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarsten Grummitt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16681961M
    ISBN 101872025005

      Pre-pandemic, there were already signs that the culture of cinemagoing was starting to crack under this pressure. In , the average price of an admission ticket in .   The brave new world of cinemagoing The Observer. (Book One, The Legend of the Lizard Princess) – iconoclastic Filipino auteur Lav Diaz mixes crime and psychology in a .

    A note in the acknowledgements page categorically states that Part One of the book, “From Spectatorship to Film Consumption”, is written for a largely academic readership and advises that those interested in historical material on cinemagoing and other types of film consumption may wish to skip this more theoretical : Maria Walsh. John Christie has worked as both a visual artist and a broadcast film-maker over the years. As a maker of artists’ books since , he has produced more than 20 limited editions for both the renowned Circle Press and his own imprint Objectif. He co-authored, with John Berger, the award-winning book I Send You This Cadmium Red. His prints, drawings and artists’ books are in many Born: , United Kingdom.

      The Guardian - Back to home. As paying customers that make up 12% of cinemagoing audience, choice was already extremely limited even for those who managed to Author: Tanvi Vyas. The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century. While film production reached an all-time high in , the "golden age" of British cinema is usually thought to have occurred in the s, during which the directors David Lean, Michael Powell, (with Emeric Pressburger) and Carol Reed produced their most critically acclaimed distributors: Warner Bros. %, Paramount .


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He is the editor and translator of The Shadow and Its Shadow:Surrealist Writings on the Cinema (a new edition published by City Lights Books in Fall ), and the coeditor, with Ian Breakwell, of Seeing in the Dark: A Compendium of Cinemagoing /5(2).

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During the Second World War, Cinemagoing book popularity and importance of the cinema in Britain was at its peak. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Farmer provides a social and cultural history of cinemas and cinemagoing in Britain between andand explores the impact that the war had on the places in which British people watched by: 3.

Exploring cinemagoing and cinema culture, this book considers the s, when going to the pictures was everybody's favourite spare-time activity. From the familiar and magical surroundings of the picture houses themselves to the action and romance on the screen, Annette Kuhn draws on extensive interviews with picturegoers, research in cultural history and readings of popular films of the day.

Drawing on a wealth of contemporary sources, and on the memories of wartime cinemagoers, Cinemagoing in wartime Britain, is the first book to offer an in-depth exploration of the impact that phenomena such as the black out, the blitz, food rationing, evacuation and conscription had on both the exhibition industry and the experiences of Pages: In the s there were close to a billion annual admissions to the cinema in Cinemagoing book and it was by far the most popular paid-for leisure activity.

This book is an exploration of that popularity. John Sedgwick has developed the POPSTAT index, a methodology based on exhibition records which allows identification of the most popular films and the leading stars of the period, and provides a.

Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain offers a rich new exploration of interwar women’s fictions and their complex intersections with cinema.

Interrogating a range of writings, from newspapers and magazines to middlebrow and modernist fictions, the book takes the reader through the diverse. cinemagoing across three continents and over five decades of the twentieth century. It is organised (), Allen and Gomery’s book pioneered a ‘revisionist’ approach to film-historical research, emphasising the importance of systematic archival inquiry involving both textual and contextual.

Get this from a library. Seeing in the dark: a compendium of cinemagoing. [Ian Breakwell; Paul Hammond;] -- Contributors who share a deep passion for the cinema recount their personal recollections of cinema-going in this anthology, which describes open. Directory Of World Cinema: The Big Book Of Fabulations Nocturnes: Ecologie, Vitalite The Epic Films Of Critical Dictionary Of Film Introduction To Japanese Horror Things Game of Investigating Italy's Past Through After Uniqueness: A History Cuban Film Media, Late Feeling Film: A Spatial.

Get this from a library. Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, the utility dream palace. [Richard Farmer] -- During the Second World War, the popularity and importance of the cinema in Britain was at its peak.

Richard Farmer provides a social and cultural history of cinemas and cinemagoing in. An Everyday Magic book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Exploring cinemagoing and cinema culture, this book considers the s, /5(2). Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, –45 When Charles de Gaulle arrived in London after Dunkirk, and with a German invasion of the United Kingdom widely expected, he was amazed – and, it seems, a little resentful – to find London’s ‘streets andCited by: 3.

The book knits together rich fieldwork data, personal experiences, theory and analysis and shows how the trivia of cinemagoing do matter.

One of the most innovative points made in the book is how spatial cultures define cinemagoing, something barely touched upon in. Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain offers a rich new exploration of interwar women's fictions and their complex intersections with cinema.

Interrogating a range of writings, from newspapers and magazines to middlebrow and modernist fictions, the book takes the reader through the diverse print 5/5(1). For a film about the closet and homosexual desire Brokeback Mountain did a good job in making apparent the often closeted and closeting nature of cinemagoing for gay and lesbian spectators.

Brokeback Mountain contributes to thinking about the closet not only through the film's dramatisation of the closet, but in terms of how much. Beyond the Nickelodeon: Cinemagoing, Everyday Life and Identity Politics Thissen, J.

() Audiences. Defining and Researching Screen Entertainment Reception, pp. 45 - 65 (Part of book) Download/Full Text. Open Access version via Utrecht University Repository Publisher version Author: J. Thissen. Book Description. The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and traveling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today.

Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the study of new cinema history examines the circulation and consumption of cinema. Bart's low opinion of cinemagoing audiences and underestimation of the extent of EDI's survey methods notwithstanding, his insights into the procedures of data collection and the jostling for position among distributors reveal an internal culture that actively produces the "truth" of a film's popularity.

This book explores the industrial Author: Charles R. Acland. Cinema-going was the most popular commercial leisure activity in the United Kingdom during the first half of the twentieth century, with attendance growing significantly during World War II and peaking in with billion recorded admissions.

Though “going to the pictures” remained a popular pastime for the remainder of the forties, the transition from war to peacetime altered. The cinemagoing accounts provided by its volunteer respondents are rich with emotion and frequently discuss the very same affective responses that Hanich highlights.

A phenomenological approach to material such as this is promising, and this book quite rightly places the cinema audience, in its collective and individual states, at the centre of Author: James Jones. In ‘Cinemagoing in District Six, Cape Town, s to s: History, politics, memory’, Maingard argues that these memories reference not only the inevitable lostness of the past, then, but also the literal erasure of the sites of those memories, the impossibility of revisiting the places of one’s by: 7.Buy Cinemagoing by Karsten Grummitt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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