Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to Internet Pornography

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This book maps the history of Irish film censorship from its origins in the 1910s, through to the all-encompassing Censorship of Films Act 1923, the more liberal implementation of screening policies from the late 1960s onwards, and present-day concerns about media proliferation and distribution. Its main focus is on the 1920-70 period, when Irish film censors banned 3,000 films and cut an additional 10,000. The role of political censorship and its effect on television and cinema is examined, as are the more contemporary ...

Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to Internet Pornography 2004, Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781851828456

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Irish Film Censorship: A Cultural Journey from Silent Cinema to Internet Pornography 2004, Four Courts Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781851828449

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