‘An Everyday Magic’ (2002)

Key events:

  • Publication of An Everyday Magic (in the USA under the title Remembering Fred and Ginger);
  • Plans laid for extending the project;
  • Lancaster University (LU) Research Committee, LU TEP, LU FASS c.£8000: ‘Cinema and Cultural Memory Archive Project’ (CACMAP, with Jackie Stacey and RA Julia Brant);
  • CACMAP report;
  • Unsuccessful bids to AHRB Resource Enhancement Scheme and Heritage Lottery Fund.


  • ‘Cinema memory, emotion and fantasy’, Tradition and Change Day School, University of Durham, May;
  • ‘Researching cinema and cultural memory: some theoretical and methodological issues’, London School of Economics, October.

Radio appearances:


Kuhn, A. (2002).  ‘Children, ‘Horrific’ Films, and Censorship in 1930s Britain’, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 22(2).

Children, ‘Horrific’ Films, and Censorship in 1930s Britain

Kuhn, A. (2002). An Everyday Magic:  Cinema and Cultural Memory (London: I.B. Tauris).

Book review of An Everyday Magic by Martin Barker,
University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK.