Hollywood in the neighborhood : historical case studies of local moviegoing / edited by Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley.

Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
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Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Motion picture audiences -- United States -- History.
Motion picture theaters -- United States -- History.
Researching and writing the history of local moviegoing / Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley and George Potamianos
Decentering historical audience studies: a modest proposal / Robert C. Allen
The itinerant movie show and the development of the film industry / Calvin Pryluck
Early film exhibition in Wilmington, North Carolina / Anne Morey
Building movie audiences in Placerville, California, 1908-1915 / George Potamianos
Cinema virtue, cinema vice: race, religion, and film exhibition in Norfolk, Virginia, 1908-1922 / Terry Lindvall
The movies in a "not so visible place": Des Moines, Iowa, 1911-1914 / Richard Abel
Digging the finest potatoes from their acre: government film exhibition in rural Ontario, 1917-1934 / Charles Tepperman
At the movies in the "biggest little city in Wisconsin" / Leslie Midkiff DeBauche
Imagining and promoting the small- town theater / Gregory A. Waller
"What the picture did for me": small town exhibitors' strategies for surviving the Great Depression / Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley
"Something for nothing": bank night and the refashioning of the American dream / Paige Reynolds
Bad sound and sticky floors: an ethnographic look at the symbolic value of historic small-town movie theaters / Kevin Corbett
Conclusion: When theory hits the road / Ronald G. Walters.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index.
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Fuller-Seeley, Kathryn.
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