Children, Cinema and Censorship: From Dracula to Dead End Kids

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Using original research, this book explores the recurring debates in Britain and America about children and how they use and respond to the media, focusing on a key example: the controversy surrounding children and cinema in the 1930s. It explores the attempts to control children's viewing, the theories that supported these approaches and the extent to which they were successful. The author develops her challenging proposition that children are agents in their cinema viewing, not victims; showing how these angels with dirty ...

Children, Cinema and Censorship: From Dracula to Dead End Kids 2005, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781850438120

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