They often lost out at the box office to movies with more mass appeal.
Just think what's going to happen once this trade gains mass appeal.
Still, there is no denying the mass appeal of his art.
In the 1920s boxing became a sport with mass appeal.
But over the last few years, that sort of mass appeal has not been enjoyed by everyone in the league.
What will change things are people who can articulate a vision of the future that has mass appeal.
"Clearly, games are very big with our audience, and the mass appeal just continues to grow," he said.
But new software programs from the leaders in this field are so much improved that they should find mass appeal.
"They have mass appeal, but do very well with both the young 12-24 crowd and the older 25-54 listeners."
Only on the Guardian is success and mass appeal a sin.