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That is, ﬁnancial success in the 1930s derived from medium- to lower-budget production, whereas in the 1990s it was higher-budget production that made the major contribution to ﬁnancial success. Conclusion From these regularities it is difﬁcult not to come to the conclusion that uncertainty is an integral element in making and watching ﬁlms. Audiences do not know fully what pleasures they are going to get before they actually experience a ﬁlm; producers do not know with any assuring degree of probability how their product is going to perform on the market.
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