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Alphabetical list of films rejected or films approved with eliminations

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of an alphabetical index to motion pictures rejected or approved with eliminations. The index lists the film title (and subtitles if applicable); whether or not the film is foreign and if it was dubbed; a note stating if the film was rejected; and the serial number assigned to the film. The entries between 1923 and 1927 also provide the date of the examination bulletin that contains reasons why films were altered or rejected.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (1 volume) Copies:1microfilm reel;35mm.
Inclusive Dates:
1921-1965
Series Number:
A1423

Arrangement

Alphabetic by first letter of film title, then chronological by date film received.

Scope and Content Note

An alphabetical index to motion pictures rejected or approved with eliminations comprises this series.

The index lists the title of the film (and subtitles if applicable); whether or not the film is foreign and if it was dubbed; a note stating if the film was rejected (but no explanation is provided, if so); and the serial number assigned to the film. The entries between 1923 and 1927 also provide the date of the examination bulletin (some are found in Series A1417, Elimination Bulletins, 1927-1965) that contains reasons why films were altered or rejected.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1422, Record of Films Rejected or Films Approved With Eliminations, contains information further detailing the Division's review activities.

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