From Hollywood to the Garden Suburb (and Back to Hollywood): Exhibition and Distribution in Australia

Michael Walsh

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    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationExplorations in New Cinema History
    Subtitle of host publicationApproaches and Case Studies
    PublisherBlackwell Publishing
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Print)9781405199490
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2011


    • Australia's smaller state capital cities - Adelaide, crucial bargaining chips in manoeuvres
    • Australia, and Hollywood production - weakness and strength, dominance and victimhood
    • Australia, country whose screens - continue to be dominated by Hollywood films
    • Business of film distribution and exhibition, 1920s - Australian film industry, corporate interests pursuing policy of specialisation in exhibition
    • Colonel Light Gardens (CLG), south of Adelaide's district - new experiment in international garden cities movement
    • Cultural imperialism, lack of knowledge - day-to-day activities of American distributors
    • Everyones, evaluation system for film quality - films ranked in six classes
    • From Hollywood to garden suburb (and back to Hollywood) - distribution in Australia
    • Question of clearance windows, 1932-33 Film War - exhibitors' demands for longer clearance windows
    • Studies of 'national cinema' - national production sector

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