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2016 - Stars in the aisles: the history of the cinema usherette - University of Portsmouth

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This (invited) exhibition accompanied the international conference, 'Doing Women's Film and Television History III'. This is a unique exploration and this exhibition both questions and highlights the significance of the cinema usherette to both the pleasure of cinema-going, and the cinema organisation, particularly during the 1920s-1950s. The exhibits are drawn from photographs (obtained from archives and personal interviews), oral history testimonies from former cinema usherettes and related cultural objects and ephemera.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherPhoenix Cinema and Art Centre
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2016
EventDoing Women's Film and Television History History III - Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre, Leicester, United Kingdom
Duration: 18 May 201620 May 2016
http://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/research-faculties-and-institutes/technology/cath/wwbft-conference-2016.aspx

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