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Author Jancovich, Mark.

Title The place of the audience : cultural geographies of film consumption / Mark Jancovich and Lucy Faire with Sarah Stubbings
Published London : British Film Institute, 2003
©[2003]

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Description vi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments v -- PART ONE: INTRODUCTION -- 1 From Spectatorship to Film Consumption 3 -- 2 Contexts of Film Consumption 16 -- PART TWO: THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CINEMA: FAIRGROUNDS, THEATRES AND SPATIAL REGULATION -- Introduction: Class, Gender and Public Space in Early Film Consumption 37 -- 3 Novelties, Fairgrounds and the Exoticisation of Place 52 -- 4 Constructing the Cinematographic Theatre: Purpose-Built Cinemas, 67 -- Community Relations and the Politics of Place -- PART THREE: A PROGRESSIVE CITY AND ITS CINEMAS: TECHNOLOGY, MODERNITY AND THE SPECTACLE OF ABUNDANCE -- Introduction: Slum Clearance, Cinema Building and Differentiated Experiences 83 -- 5 Translating the Talkies: Diffusion, Reception and Live Performance 92 -- 6 The City Centre, the Suburbs and the Cinema-Building Boom 100 -- 7 Consuming Cinemas: Technology, Modernity and the Spectacle 114 -- of Abundance -- PART FOUR: CINEMA CLOSURES, POST-WAR AFFLUENCE AND THE CHANGING MEANINGS OF CINEMA AND TELEVISION -- Introduction 131 -- 8 Contemporary Understandings of Cinema Closure 134 -- 9 Locality, Affluence and Urban Decay 143 -- 10 From Cinemagoing to Television Viewing: The Developing Meanings of a 154 -- New Medium -- 11 Negotiating Nostalgia: Modernity, Memory and the Meanings of Place 167 -- PART FIVE: BEYOND CINEMA: FILM CONSUMPTION IN THE INFORMATION AGE -- Introduction 183 -- 12 Regulating Reception: Legislation, Time-Shifting and the Sociality of Video 185 -- 13 'The Splendid American Venture on the Ring Road': Multiplexes, 197 -- Americanisation and Mass Consumption -- -- -- -- 14 Cultural Capitals: Culture, Diversity and Legitimacy 212 -- 15 Media Revolutions: Futurology, Film Content and the New Media 227 -- Conclusion 241 -- Appendix: Questionnaire 251 -- Bibliography 254 -- Index 276
Analysis AUDIENCES
AUDIENCES. UK
Notes Contributor biographical information
Online Resource: Table of contents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [254]-274) and index
Subject Motion picture audiences -- England -- Nottingham.
Motion picture audiences -- Great Britain.
Motion picture audiences.
Motion picture theaters -- Location -- Great Britain.
Motion picture theaters -- Location.
Author Faire, Lucy.
Stubbings, Sarah.
LC no. 2004353165
ISBN 0851709427 (paperback)
0851709435