July 2015 – (Conference presentation) Stars in the Aisles: Cinema Usherettes, Identity and Ideology

This paper was presented at the international conference: CineCRI 15: Representation of Identities and Film Studies in Istanbul, Turkey, in June 2015.
This paper provides a study of the cinema usherette and her significant role within the cinema industry, particularly during the 1920s-1950s, and highlights how the presence of this cinema worker was pivotal to the success of the cinema industry. It shows how the cinema usherette was expected to become a part of the picture palace’s dream world; she stood at the threshold between the real world and the movies. ©Eva Balogh

Please contact Eva Balogh for further information.



Leave a Reply