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Freedom of the screen : legal challenges to state film censorship, 1915-1981

Author: Laura Wittern-Keller
Publisher: Lexington : Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1907 and 1980, many state and local governments empowered motion picture censor boards with the legal authority to keep any movie they considered obscene, indecent, or harmful from being  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Wittern-Keller
ISBN: 9780813124513 0813124514
OCLC Number: 470613297
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 331-341. Index.
Description: 1 v. (XI-356 p.) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Wittern-Keller.
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