The rise of ‘Cinema City’: The development of the audience for early cinema in Glasgow
Glasgow rejoices in the self-appointed title of Cinema City. Dr Andy Dougan’s work is the first city-level study of audience development in Glasgow. It considers disparate factors such as class, technology, gender, economic theory, and – most important – local and national regulation played their part in creating that abiding connection between a new medium and its audience.
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Exchange Talks are free and open to anyone who has an interest in the performing arts and wants to hear new ideas.