Abstract

This article traces the cultural history of the movie theater, revealing that both cultural forces and industrial imperatives are likely to preserve the theater, despite the threat that it will be "substituted for" by digital television, with its promise of filmlike screen size and picture/sound quality.

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Additional Information

ISSN
2578-4919
Print ISSN
2578-4900
Pages
pp. 17-34
Launched on MUSE
2001-02-01
Open Access
No
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