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The Resource The Miracle case : film censorship and the Supreme Court, Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr

The Miracle case : film censorship and the Supreme Court, Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr

Label
The Miracle case : film censorship and the Supreme Court
Title
The Miracle case
Title remainder
film censorship and the Supreme Court
Statement of responsibility
Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although initially approved by state censors for screening in New York, Roberto Rossellini's Il Miracolo (The Miracle)--about a demented peasant woman who is seduced by a stranger she believes to be Saint Joseph--was attacked as sacrilegious by the Catholic establishment, which convinced state officials to revoke distributor Burstyn's license. In response, Burstyn fought back through the courts and won. The Supreme Court's unanimous 1952 ruling in Burstyn's favor sparked a chain of litigation that eventually brought filmmaking under the protective umbrella of the First Amendment
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wittern-Keller, Laura
Dewey number
344.7305/31
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4300
LC item number
.W58 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Haberski, Raymond J.
Series statement
Landmark law cases & American society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Joseph Burstyn, Inc.
  • Motion pictures
Label
The Miracle case : film censorship and the Supreme Court, Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0820/2008024005.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223099617137
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Movie censorship : origins and early challengers -- Origins of movies as art -- The miracle on West 58th Street -- The Supreme Court and the Miracle -- Burstyn's progeny -- The Legion of Decency after Burstyn -- Film freedom and sexual content -- The era of ratings and violence
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780700616183
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 225875123
  • (OCoLC)225875123
Label
The Miracle case : film censorship and the Supreme Court, Laura Wittern-Keller and Raymond J. Haberski Jr
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0820/2008024005.html
Publication
Bar code
31223099617137
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Movie censorship : origins and early challengers -- Origins of movies as art -- The miracle on West 58th Street -- The Supreme Court and the Miracle -- Burstyn's progeny -- The Legion of Decency after Burstyn -- Film freedom and sexual content -- The era of ratings and violence
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 233 p.
Isbn
9780700616183
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024005
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 225875123
  • (OCoLC)225875123

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