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Spectacular Bodies: the Swimsuit, Sexuality and Hollywood
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-08-19)
This article explores the mutually beneficial relationship between the American swimsuit and film industries during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Three examples will be used: Fatty and the Bathing Beauties ...
A Night at the Cinema in the 1960s
Using the findings and data of the AHRC-funded 'Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s' project, this immersive theatre performance recreated the experience of visiting a cinema during that decade. Bringing ...
Cinema Memories: A People’s History of Cinema-going in 1960s Britain
'A Travesty on Sex': Hawks, Gender and Performance in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Far from Swinging London: Memories of Non-urban Cinema-going in 1960s Britain
(BFI / Palsgrave Macmillan, 2017)
Living Cinema Memories: Restaging the Past at the Pictures
'Town centres first': The relocation of the cinema from out-of-town to the town centre in Britain since 1985
(BFI/Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Though the multiplex cinema is still located predominantly outside the urban centre, changes to planning laws in the past fifteen years and a developing culture of “town centres first” has seen the re-emergence of the ...