Record #518

Date:
14/01/1929
Record Type:
Press release
From/By:
Mr Will H. Hays, President, MPPDA
Reel:
Reel 6
Frame Start:
6-1158
Frame End:
6-1159
Legacy ID:
521
Legacy Year:
1929
Legacy Index:
Censor - general

Hays on censor boards attempts to censor sound -- they "are presuming to censor speech

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"The organized picture industry itself has made no strenuous protest against such censorship as has obtained, knowing that it would not spread beyond the few states which established it as part of the war psychology and a phase of the desire to regulate everything"

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