Censored: From Mickey Mouse to the Marx Brothers
Mr. Fox says a common misconception is that censorship activities were focused primarily on sex. He says B.C. censors cast a wide net and employed loose interpretation of the act, censoring for not only sexual morality and political content, but for social and even artistic reasons.
From movies to murals to FOI, censorship lives on
We might think porn was the main concern, but we would be wrong. Porn pretty much kept its knickers on back in the early 20th century.
Instead it was felt necessary to shield British Columbian moviegoers in the 1920s and 1930s from political controversies in the newsreels that used to precede feature films.
Canada Censors Cartoons
Find blog posts, photos, events and more off-site about:
crime, Canada, B.C., film, film censorship, political correctness, B.C. Film Censor, movies, video computer, games, crime comics, comics, censorship