Cinema: Movies in the Living Room

Hollywood's moviemakers, who are beginning to admit out loud that they cannot lick TV, took another step toward joining it. Winding up a meeting of the Society of Independent Motion Picture Producers, President (and onetime Georgia Governor) Ellis Arnall announced that the members had voted a unanimous endorsement of subscription television.* "Essentially, television is motion pictures," said Arnall bravely. "There is no real difference. And if subscription television is the way to make them work together, I am for it."

So far, no big studios have yet decided to start manufacturing films for...

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