Cinema: The Censors

Although the U.S. Supreme Court decided unanimously that state film censors had no business banning La Ronde (in New York) and M (in Ohio), only two members wrote an opinion on movie censorship in general (TIME, Jan. 25). Declared Justices Douglas and Black: all state film censorship is contrary to the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech. But this week, the problem of censorship seemed more muddled than before. Items:

¶ Meeting in Manhattan with New York's Censor Hugh Flick, censors representing six states discussed the Supreme Court ruling, concluded with the "determination to continue to bar objectionable films in...

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