Funding success! (1994)

Key events:

Two-year ESRC project £84360: ‘Cinema Culture in 1930s Britain: Ethnohistory of a Popular Cultural Practice’.
Research Proposal (excerpt from original Project Bid)

  • Appointment of RA Valentina Bold (VB);
  • Fieldwork begins;
  • Audiotape interview transcription begins.


‘Masculinity and the matinee idol: popular male stars of the 1930s’, Birkbeck University of London weekend school, July.


Kuhn, A. (1994). ‘Researching Popular Film Fan Culture in 1930s Britain’, in Jostein Gripsrud and Kathrin Skretting (eds.), History of Moving Images: Reports from a Norwegian Project (Oslo: Research Council of Norway).