Smut

In Maryland legislators have hearkened to cinema exhibitors who want a law passed permitting cinema shows on Sunday. Last week the legislators heard from Archbishop Michael Curley of Baltimore, temperate, blunt. Said the Archbishop: A Catholic survey of 404 motion pictures showed this number of scenes—marital infidelity, 117; struggles of girls to defend honor, 113; divorce as remedy for marital ills, 38; drinking, 140; smoking by girls, 82; indecent dancing, 97; immodest dress, 172; undue sex familiarity, 192. The legislators, he summarized, "should get rid of smut on week days before...

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