16. Modernity for Small Town Tastes: Movies at the 1907 Cooperstown, New York, Centennial

  1. Richard Maltby2,
  2. Daniel Biltereyst3 and
  3. Philippe Meers4
  1. Kathryn Fuller-Seeley

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch16

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

How to Cite

Fuller-Seeley, K. (2011) Modernity for Small Town Tastes: Movies at the 1907 Cooperstown, New York, Centennial, in Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies (eds R. Maltby, D. Biltereyst and P. Meers), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Flinders University, South Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Belgium

  3. 4

    University of Antwerp, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Georgia State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199490

Online ISBN: 9781444396416

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Keywords:

  • modernity for small town tastes - movies at Cooperstown, New York, centennial;
  • August 1907 Centennial Celebration in Cooperstown - rural upstate New York, scenery and literary heritage;
  • Cooperstown Centennial and motion pictures - municipal recognitions of films;
  • Bert and Fannie Cook's Centennial film programme - Daniel Boone, or Pioneer Days in America (1907);
  • planning Centennial Celebration - insights into turn-of-the-century Cooperstown;
  • motion pictures, component - of Cooperstown Centennial festivities;
  • The Cooks and Movies in 1907 - troupe, ‘The Cook and Harris High Class Moving Picture Company’;
  • Daniel Boone, fictional episode - in life of historical pioneer, telling its story;
  • Daniel Boone, complex piece of film-making in 1907 - how audiences interpret them;
  • Cooperstown Centennial in 1907, modernity - cracks and fissures of exhibits, films on display

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Planning the Centennial Celebration

  • The Cooks and the Movies in 1907

  • Daniel Boone, Mingling Pioneers with Modernity?

  • Conclusion: The Movies Continue in Cooperstown

  • References