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Obscene, indecent, immoral, and offensive : 100+ years of censored, banned, and controversial films / Stephen Tropiano.

Stephen Tropiano

New York : Limelight Editions, c2009.

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  • Title:
    Obscene, indecent, immoral, and offensive : 100+ years of censored, banned, and controversial films / Stephen Tropiano.
  • Author: Stephen Tropiano
  • Subjects: Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States -- History;
    Dewey: 363.310973
  • Publication Details: New York : Limelight Editions, c2009.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Censorship and silent cinema, or why a kiss is no longer just a kiss -- Movies, morality, and the (self-)regulation of the Hollywood film industry -- %@!%!#@#-- a few choice words about bad language -- Guns, gangs, and random acts of ultra-violence -- Sins of the flesh: sex and nudity on celluloid -- A hotbed of controversy: politics and religion -- [Appendices] -- "The Thirteen Points" adopted by NAMPI (1921) -- "The formula" (1924) -- The "Dont's and be carefuls" of the MPPDA (1927) -- The Motion picture production code (1930) -- Supplement to the Motion picture production code (1930) - Reasons for the Code -- The Legion of Decency -- The Motion picture ratings system (1968) -- The Motion picture production code: revisions of the profanity clause -- Special regulations on crime in motion pictures (1938)
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780879103590 (pbk.) : £15.50; ISBN 0879103590 (pbk.) : £15.50; BNB GBA906847; System number 014884221
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-350) and index.
    Bibliography note: Includes filmography: p. 301-308.
  • Physical Description: xi, 364 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
  • Shelfmark(s): Document Supply m09/.16487
  • UIN: BLL01014884221

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