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Peculiar pleasure in the ruined Crystal Palace

James Boaden

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1951 the filmmaker and poet James Broughton moved to London from San Francisco. At that time he was beginning to garner a reputation for his short, whimsical, films, which often made use of ... More


Counting the coppers: John Jennison and the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens

Michael Powell and Terry Wyke

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This essay is an original study of the origins and early years of the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens in Manchester, based on the business archives of the Jennison family housed at Chetham’s Library. ... More


Naughty Boys and The Pleasure Garden

Dan Callahan

in The Camera Lies: Acting for Hitchcock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197515327
eISBN:
9780197515358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515327.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This biographical introduction takes us through Hitchcock’s childhood and relationship with his family members. It details the famous origin story of his fear of police, describing a time his father ... More


Conclusion

Anne Wohlcke

in The 'perpetual fair': Gender, disorder and urban amusement in eighteenth-century London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090912
eISBN:
9781781706442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090912.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The afterword summarizes the main themes of the book concludes that debates over the place of festivity and usefulness of fairs in eighteenth-century London reveal that concerns about morality and ... More


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