Table of contents for Sure seaters : the emergence of art house cinema / Barbara Wilinsky.

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Introduction. The Image of Culture:
Art Houses and Film Exhibition 1
1. Reading for Maximum Ambiguity:
   A Consideration of the Art Film 11
2. Around the Corner from the Big Top:
   Contextualizing the Postwar Art House 41
3. Limited Audience Appeal:
   Shaping the Art House Industry 63
4. "Any Leisure That Looks Easy Is Suspect":
   Art House Audiences and the Search for Distinction 80
5. "Demitasse Intermissions and Lobbies Hung with Paintings":
   The Techniques of Running an Art House 104
Conclusion. Ranges of Difference:
Alternative Cultures in a Commercial Industry 128


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Motion picture theaters United States, Experimental films United States, Foreign films United States