Cinema: Variations Oct. 14, 1929

¶ In Hollywood, an insurance company hired agents to get information on the morals of cinema people applying for policies. Those intimate with the wives, husbands of others, those who patronize bootleggers, stay up late, were recently refused policies as bad risks.

¶ In the Capitol Theatre, St. Catherine's, Canada, patrons cracking crisp shells made sound pictures hard to hear, caused the manager to bar peanuts, peanut eaters.

¶ In a monastery in Milan, Italy, monks without professional help made a sound film of prayers, organ music. They refused to sell it, sent...

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