Cinema: Minor Matters

Many an adult New Yorker remembers when he used to stand on tiptoe so as to look tall when buying tickets to the movies, lie to suspicious doormen who asked: "Are you over 16?" New York City fortnight ago lifted the ban which prohibited children under 16 from entering cinemansions unless accompanied by adults. Last week theatre-owners there were busy arranging machinery to comply with a new law whereby most peewees can hereafter attend cinemansions without subterfuge.

Originally designed to keep minors out of saloons, and extended to cinema theatres when these were...

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