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Film censorship in America : a state-by-state history / Jeremy Geltzer.

Author/Creator:
Geltzer, Jeremy, 1969- author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 236 pages ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Motion picture industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Motion pictures -- History.
Freedom of speech -- United States.
Freedom of speech.
Motion picture industry -- Law and legislation.
Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Censorship.
Motion pictures -- Law and legislation.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781476669526
147666952X
OCLC:
981953266
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