Nation: The Wages of Virtue

Two months ago, two Catholic priests in Detroit started an experiment at the Music Hall Theater. Because parishioners complained that there were no reasonably priced movies suitable for family viewing, they started showing such fare as Oliver and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Last week the priests called the whole thing off for now. They did not get enough customers to break even.

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