Cinema: Wilbur & Westward

The Motion Picture Research Council was formed in Manhattan in 1927 to study the cinema, try to improve its morals. Last spring, after publishing the results of its studies in nine volumes, the Council elected Mrs. August Belmont president to replace Harvard's aging A. Lawrence Lowell, announced that it would try to make active use of its enormous background of information in actually improving the cinema. Last week the Motion Picture Research Council bestirred itself again and 1) elected Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur, long, lean, pouch-eyed President of Stanford University and one-time (1929-33)...

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