Cinema: Kefauver v. Hollywood

Preceded by some of the surliest advance notices ever published in the Hollywood press, an erstwhile TV star, Tennessee's mild-mannered Democratic Senator Estes Kefauver, quietly moved into the movie capital last week. Sitting as a one-man Senate subcommittee on juvenile delinquency, Prober Kefauver was looking for answers to a valid question: Do sex and violence in Hollywood's product give U.S. kids bad ideas? He also wanted to know more about dirty movies, commonly shot in hotel rooms on a G-string budget. The linking of the two probes was more than Hollywood's outraged...

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