THE SUPREME COURT: Freedom to Film

By unanimous vete, the U.S. Supreme Court decided this week that the censors of New York had no right to ban the film La Ronde and the censors of Ohio had no right to ban "M." Before passing judgment, the court held a private screening of the two pictures. La Ronde is a French version of famed Viennese Playwright Arthur Schnitzler's Reigen, a sexual not-somerry-go-round. "M" is a remake of an old Peter Lorre thriller wherein a psychopath lures small girls to their deaths with candy and balloons. Justices Douglas and Black issued a separate opinion, holding all state...

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