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The Film Suppressed - Bijou - censorship

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Title The Film Suppressed - Bijou - censorship
Date 5/5/1907
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description "The Film Suppressed" short article saying that Mayor Waddell had been called upon by "prominent citizens" and asked that the movie of the Thaw trial currently playing at the Bijou be suppressed on basis of morals (this is the second Thaw-White film to play at the Bijou). Police Chief Williams called on Wells and Howard and they "courteously complied" with his request.
Notes This event is also discussed in
Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons Howard, James Fox
Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library