asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies which of the Colonies have banned the British picture productions entitled, "Harmony," "Heaven," "Raise the Roof," "Compulsory Husband," and "The Informer"; has he received any information as to the reason why these particular British films have been banned; and will he give the House particulars?
I have been asked to take this question. My noble Friend has no official information that any of the British picture productions mentioned by the hon. Member have been banned by any Colonial Government, though he has seen newspaper reports that "The Informer" and three other talkies produced by the British International Pictures have been banned in Singapore. The ultimate responsibility for deciding whether or not a, particular film should be shown in a British dependency must,
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