Record #476

Date:
13/08/1928
Record Type:
Letter
From/By:
Col. Jason S. Joy
To:
David O. Selznick, President, Selznick International Pictures
Reel:
Reel 5
Frame Start:
5-0745
Frame End:
5-0747
Legacy ID:
477
Legacy Year:
1928
Legacy Index:
Paramount
Comments:
EDITORIAL COMMENT: This argument underlines the argument Joy has with censor boards over incidents or narrative-censors cut on first viewing, and watch looking only for incidents, which they delete regardless of context. It's easy enough to see why this sort of practice sh

Joy warns Selznick of potential censorship hazards in Varsity. Joy argues that some drinking scenes will be cut because the censor boards will only look at the start of the scene - they "use snap judgement and allow first impressions to govern their actions."

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