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Film censorship in America : a state-by-state history

Author: Jeremy Geltzer
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since the first films played in nickelodeons, controversial movies have been cut or banned across the United States. Censorship continues today, with Utah's case against Deadpool pending in federal court and Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills versus the Texas Film Commission. This state-by-state account covers the history of film censorship and the battle for free speech in America"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Geltzer
ISBN: 9781476669526 147666952X
OCLC Number: 981953266
Description: vii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Jeremy Geltzer.

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Digital media delivers movies, music, and archives of information to our fingertips but not long ago morality police controlled content. This book focuses on the flamboyant state censors who tried to  Read more...

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"The result of formidable research, this book traces the way each state in the union dealt with censorship from the earliest days of silent films to the present day...in tracking down these Read more...

 
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