Cinema: Borderline Stuff

The Hays office, keeper of Hollywood's screen morals, not long ago forbade Republic, home of the Hollywood Western picture, to use the classic phrase, "Reach, buddy!", because it suggested excessive gunplay. Last fortnight the Hays office almost broke Republic's heart by scissoring the words, "Head for the border, boys!", from another Western: they intimated that the U.S.'s good neighbor, Mexico, was a haven for outlaws.

The New Pictures

The Spoilers (Universal) is a great Hollywood tradition. Rex Beach wrote the Alaskan adventure tale for all it was worth 36 years ago. Eight years...

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