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City Film Censors Were the Bane of Local Theater Owners

City Film Censors Were the Bane of Local Theater Owners
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In April 1914, the Pasadena Star reported that city officials were seeking censors “who are not extreme in any direction” to head a panel ensuring cinemagoers would not be exposed to lewd or immoral films. Though theater owners may have been dismayed, Pasadena’s censorship program delighted the moral watchdogs of the city. By March 1915, […]

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