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The new censors movies and the culture wars by Charles Lyons

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States,
  • Culture conflict -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-222) and index.

StatementCharles Lyons.
SeriesCulture and the moving image
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.62 .L96 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL997854M
ISBN 101566395119, 1566395127
LC Control Number96036587

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