publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Contemporary Developments in Cinema Exhibition

Hanson, Stuart;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2014
  • Publisher: De Montfort University
  • Country: United Kingdom
he work offered for this PhD by Published Works charts the history of cinema exhibition in Britain from the late 1950s to the present. At the start of this period, cinemagoing as a form of public entertainment entered a long period of decline that was only arrested with the development and growth of multiplex cinemas in the 1980s and 1990s. Despite these changes, the feature film itself remained a culturally and commercially valuable artefact, though increasingly this meant the Hollywood film. Whilst due consideration is afforded to the technological changes in cinemas and the cinema apparatus, my work places the development of cinemagoing in a broad social, eco...
free text keywords: Multiplex cinema, film exhibition, digital cinema
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