Sin and Censorship: The Catholic Church and the Motion Picture Industry

Sin and Censorship: The Catholic Church and the Motion Picture Industry

by Frank Walsh
     
 

During World War I, the Catholic church blocked the distribution of government-sponsored V.D. prevention films, initiating an era of attempts by the church to censor the movie industry. This book is an entertaining and engrossing account of those efforts-how they evolved, what effect they had on the movie industry, and why they were eventually abandoned.See more details below

Overview

During World War I, the Catholic church blocked the distribution of government-sponsored V.D. prevention films, initiating an era of attempts by the church to censor the movie industry. This book is an entertaining and engrossing account of those efforts-how they evolved, what effect they had on the movie industry, and why they were eventually abandoned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063738
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

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