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Stuart Hanson

Some youth groups professed a clear liking for the cinema, such as the Teddy Boys who, Fyvel argued, considered the cinema to be a secure and familiar social space, and somewhere for young men and women to meet. 88 The so-called Rock Around the Clock cinema riots of 1956, when violence broke out amongst Teddy Boys at showings of the Bill Haley film, were in many ways a defining moment. 89 From the mid-1950s

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