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On Dec 9, 2013, at 2:20 PM, Paloma Gil <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am a graduate student from Paris, writing a thesis on the distribution of
> concert films in the US. I am seeking advice on completing my data set.
> I'm finding that the majority of the figures I need (however unreliable)
> can be found in the archives of Variety Weekly. I just returned from a few
> weeks in New York, consulting the microfilm archives at the New York Public
> Library, but had to return to Paris before I could complete my data
> collection.
> As a graduate student, I do not have the resources to pay the $600
> subscription fee the Variety requires for access to its archives (on
> I have written to Variety to consider limited access
> either *pro bono* or at a reduced rate and I am waiting to hear back.
> In the meantime, I was wondering if anyone knew of any other ways to
> procure the data set. Specifically, I need to consult many Weekly Variety
> editions for their chart of the Top Fifty Grossing Films of the Week (from
> 1960 to the 1990's). I haven't been able to find these charts collated into
> a single volume and wanted to see anyone knew if such a collection existed.
> Thank you,
> Paloma
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