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Allen, Robert C., Vaudeville and Film 1895-1915: a Study in Media Interaction [New York: Arno Press, 1980].
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Altman, Rick, "The Living Nickelodeon" in The Sounds of Early Cinema, Richard Abel and Rick Altman, eds. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001)
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Bowser, Eileen, The Transformation of Cinema: 1907-1915 (New York: Charles Scribner's Songs, 1990.
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Coles, John, Movie Theaters of Charleston: Hollywood Meets the Holy City [Mt. Pleasant, S.C.: Graphic Data Services, 1994].
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Crafton, Donald, "Playing the Pictures: Intermediality and Early Cinema Patronage," Iris 27 (Spring 1999).
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Cripps, Thomas, "The Myth of the Southern Box Office," in James Curtis and Lewis Gould, eds.,The Black Experience in America (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1970).
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Fuller, Kathryn, At the Picture Show: Small Town Audiences and the Creation of Movie Fan Culture [Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996].
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Gomery, Douglas, Shared Pleasures: A History of Movie Presentation in the United States [Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992].
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Hall, Lewis Philip, Land of the Golden River (Wilmington: Wilmington Printing Co., 1975, Vol. I).
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Headley, Robert K., Motion Picture Exhibition in Washington, D.C.: An Illustrated History of Parlors, Palaces, and Multiplexes in the Metropolitan Area, 1894-1997 [Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Co., 1999). return to Joyland text return to Good-Bye Girlie, Illustrated Song Commentary

Herzog, Charlotte, "the Motion Picture Theater and Film Exhibition-1896-1932," Ph.D. Dissertation, Northwestern University, 1980.
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Howell, Claude, unpublished manuscript, Cape Fear Museum of Science and History, Wilmington, N.C. return to Bijou- AfricanAmerican text

Jones, Janna, The Southern Movie Palace: Rise, Fall and Resurrection (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003).
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May, Lary, The Big Tomorrow: Hollywood and the Politics of the American Way, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000
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McDuffie, Jerome A., "Politics in Wilmington and New Hanover County, North Carolina, 1865-1900: the Genesis of a Race Riot," Ph.D. Dissertation, Kent State University, 1979.
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McKoy, Henry Bacon, Do You Remember When?, Greenville, S.C.: Henry Bacon McKoy, 1957.
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Mitchell, Bill, Buildings as History: The Architecture of Erle Stillwell [Hendersonville, N.C. Friends of the Henderson County Public Library, 2006].
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Mooney, Matthew J., "'All Join in On the Chorus': Sheet Music, Vaudeville, and the Formation of American Cinema, 1904-1914," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Irvine, 2006.
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Morey, Anne, "Early Film Exhibition in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1897-1915," Spectator 17:1 (1996).
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Musser, Charles, The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen To 1907 [Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1994].
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Robin Payne, "We Enjoy Movies Too!: Porgy and Bess, the Citizens Committee for 'Open' Movies, and the Desegregation of the Chapel Hill Movies Theatres, 1959-1962," unpublished seminar paper, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005.
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Percy, Walker, The Moviegoer (New York: Noonday Press, 1960).
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Ripley,John W., "All Join in the Chorus," American Heritage, June 1959.
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Reaves, William M., Strength Through Struggle: The Chronological and Historical Record of the African-American Community in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1865-1950 , edited by Beverly Tetterton [Wilmington, N.C.: New Hanover County Public Library, 1998].
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Scism, Jack, "Coffee Shop Opening in Old Closed Theater," Greensboro News and Record, April 22, 1993.
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Stewart, Jacqueline, Migrating to the Movies: Cinema and Black Urban Modernity [Berkeley: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2005].
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Tetterton, Beverly, Lost But Not Forgotten, [Wilmington: Dram Tree Books, 2005].
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Valentine, Maggie, The Show Starts on the Sidewalk: An Architectural History of the Movie Theatre, Starring S. Charles Lee [New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994].
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Waller, Gregory A., Main Street Amusements [Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994].
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