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Controlling Atlanta Screens: Movie Censorship from the 1920s to the 1960s

Memorial Drive series looks at the unexpurgated history of film censorship in Atlanta

What moviegoers saw on the West Coast for half of the 20th century was sometimes drastically different from what Atlantans saw (or didn’t get to see). On Thursday evening, Matthew Bernstein, chair of Emory University’s Department of Film and Media Studies will give insight on the topic with the presentation “Controlling Atlanta Screens: Movie Censorship from the 1920s to the 1960s.”...