Cinema: New Season

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Properly speaking, the cinema does not possess a "season." Unlike legitimate theatres, the 14,000 cinemansions in the U. S. aim to keep their doors open at all times. Nonetheless, partly because it coincides with the actual release of the first pictures on the production schedules announced each June, the first half of August is generally regarded as the start of a new year in the cinema business. Last week half a dozen major pictures, in sharp distinction to the products from the bottom of last year's barrel which have been...

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