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Hollywood in the community presents a brilliant new photograph of the way video clips entered the yankee heartland—the millions of smaller towns, cities, and villages faraway from the East and West Coast movie facilities. utilizing a large variety of study resources, essays from students together with Richard Abel, Robert Allen, Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, Terry Lindvall, and Greg Waller learn intimately the social and cultural adjustments this new kind of leisure dropped at cities from Gastonia, North Carolina to Placerville, California, and from Norfolk, Virginia to rural Ontario and past. Emphasizing the jobs of neighborhood exhibitors, local audiences, neighborhood cultures, and the becoming nationwide mass media, their essays chart how movies so quick and effectively moved into previous opera homes and glittering new photo palaces on major Streets throughout America.

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