Henry James Forman


Henry James Forman (February 17, 1879 – January 3, 1966) was an author famous for his 1933 book Our Movie Made Children, which was a summary of the Payne Fund Studies. The book has been described as an "alarmist tome", and was responsible for publicizing the study's more negative results.[1]


  1. ^ Doherty, p. 322; Massey, pp. 29–30; Jowett, Jarvie, and Fuller, pp. 94–95.


  • Doherty, Thomas Patrick. Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema 1930-1934. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. ISBN 0-231-11094-4
  • Jowett, Garth S., Ian C. Jarvie, and Kathryn H. Fuller. Children and the movies: media influence and the Payne Fund controversy. Cambridge University Press, 1996. ISBN 0-521-48292-5
  • Massey, Anne. Hollywood Beyond the Screen: Design and Material Culture. Berg Publishers, 2000. ISBN 1-85973-316-6

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