- Title Pages
- Notes on Contributors
- 1 Professional Lecturing in Early British Film Shows
- 2 “Now, where were we?”: Ideal and Actual Early Cinema Lecturing Practices in Britain, Germany and the United States
- 3 Eric Williams: Speaking to Pictures
- 4 Sounding Scottish: Sound Practices and Silent Cinema in Scotland
- 5 “Suitable Music”: Accompaniment Practice in Early London Screen Exhibition from R. W. Paul to the Picture Palaces
- 6 The Art of Not “Playing to Pictures” in British Cinemas, 1906–1914
- 7 “The efforts of the wretched pianist:”
- 8 The Reception of British Exhibition Practices in Moving Picture World, 1907–1914
- 9 Selsior Dancing Films, 1912–1917
- 10 Song Performance in the Early Sound Shorts of British Pathé
- 11 Framing the Atmospheric Film Prologue in Britain, 1919–1926
- 12 Animating the Audience: Singalong Films in Britain in the 1920s
- 13 Workers’ Rights and Performing Rights: Cinema Music and Musicians Prior to Synchronized Sound
- 14 Sound at the Film Society
- 15 Edmund Meisel’s “Visual Sound” in The Crimson Circle (1929): The Case of the Vanishing Part-Talkie
- The Sounds of the Silents in Britain
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