National Affairs: One Man's Obscenity

"Sex," wrote Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan in a censorship case last summer, "is a great and mysterious motive force in human life." Following the lead dictated by that statement, and citing that case (Roth v. U.S., Alberts v. California¬óTIME, July 8), the Supreme Court last week reversed the decision of a federal circuit court of appeals upholding the Chicago ban of the French movie The Game of Love.

The picture, a Colette story in which a teenaged boy is seduced by an older woman, was screened by a censorship board in Chicago more than two years ago and denied a...

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