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Title Dirty words & filthy pictures : film and the First Amendment / Jeremy Geltzer ; foreword by Alex Kozinski.
Author Geltzer, Jeremy, 1969- author.
Publication Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 791.437 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-359) and index.
Contents Boxing, porn, and the beginnings of movie censorship -- The rise of salacious cinema -- State regulations emerge -- Mutual and the capacity for evil -- War, nudity, and birth control -- Self-regulation reemerges -- Midnight movies and sanctioned cinema -- Sound enters the debate -- Tension increases between free speech and state censorship -- Threats from abroad and domestic disturbances -- Outlaws and miracles -- State censorship statutes on the defense -- Devil in the details : film and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments -- Dirty words : profanity and the patently offensive -- Filthy pictures : obscenity from nudie cuties to fetish films -- The porno chic : from Danish loops to Deep throat -- Just not here : content regulation through zoning -- Is censorship necessary? -- The politics of profanity.
Subject Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Motion picture industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Motion pictures -- History.
Freedom of speech -- United States.
Freedom of speech. (OCoLC)fst00934044
Motion picture industry -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01027172
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
Motion pictures -- Censorship. (OCoLC)fst01027303
Motion pictures -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst01027340
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Title Dirty words and filthy pictures
ISBN 9781477307434 (softcover ; alk. paper) :
1477307435 (softcover ; alk. paper)
9781477307403 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1477307400 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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