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Art versus commerce in the movie industry: a Two-Path Model of Motion-Picture Success

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  • Morris Holbrook

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  • Michela Addis

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Cultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 87-107

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jculte:v:32:y:2008:i:2:p:87-107

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    Keywords: Art versus commerce; Cultural consumption; Entertainment marketing; Reviewer-and-consumer evaluations; Critical and popular buzz; Industry recognition; Market performance; L82; Z11;

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    1. John Sedgwick & Michael Pokorny, 1999. "Movie Stars and the Distribution of Financially Successful Films in the Motion Picture Industry," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 23(4), pages 319-323, November.
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    7. Christian Jansen, 2005. "The Performance of German Motion Pictures, Profits and Subsidies: Some Empirical Evidence," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 29(3), pages 191-212, August.
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    1. Sébastien Dubois, 2012. "Recognition and renown, the structure of cultural markets: evidence from French poetry," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 27-48, February.
    2. Brinja Meiseberg & Thomas Ehrmann, 2013. "Diversity in teams and the success of cultural products," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 37(1), pages 61-86, February.
    3. Francis Lee, 2009. "Cultural discount of cinematic achievement: the academy awards and U.S. movies’ East Asian box office," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 33(4), pages 239-263, November.
    4. Joris Ebbers & Nachoem Wijnberg, 2012. "The effects of having more than one good reputation on distributor investments in the film industry," Journal of Cultural Economics, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 227-248, August.

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