This was pretelevision
, would you believe it, and people made their own entertainment back then.
And I think there's a way in which those definitions of positive and negative serve in many ways to dehumanize us, and for me are as problematic as the more blatant racist caricatures of for instance the pretelevision
Radio use is also examined here, although it lacks theoretical underpinnings, because radio use, despite its powerful role in the Western pretelevision
media environment earlier in the 20th century, has provided few significant results in the modern era (Chaffee, Zhao, & Leshner, 1994; Weaver & Drew, 1995).
Box office returns also became more volatile than in the pretelevision
The rhetoric of this extract indicates that Doloughan was aware of the audience appetite for the Coronation film, and in the years before the widespread take up of television, this was an example of the Rural Cinema Scheme exploiting the opportunity of the pretelevision
audience, with recorded coverage of national events on 16mm film.
During Sheen's pretelevision
era, he had often focused on events in Europe.
They also learned about East Coast and Midwest officiating - not insignificant, in a pretelevision
era, when rules interpretations and styles of play varied from region to region - and the modifications to sleeping cars needed to accommodate Wintermute's long legs.
where they were discovered by the narrator, there is little to entertain them: no television in this pretelevision
age, no football, not even movie theaters because the settlements are small.
While there were other popular sports in the pretelevision
era, such as horse racing, boxing, college football, and track and field, baseball monopolized the sports industry as America's major sport.
Gloria remembers: "It was in pretelevision
Northern Ireland, shock horror that long ago, and home-spun entertainment was huge.
Large numbers of people in this pretelevision
era turned to reading.
Additionally, this flavor of pretelevision
America is tangible in Frank Keating's earlier biography Will Rogers, and the transition from vaudeville to movies is demonstrated humorously in a new picture book about Mack Sennett, Mack Made Movies.