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Cinematograph Films

Volume 245: debated on Monday 24 November 1930

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asked the Secretary of State for India whether be will state, from the information in his possession, the number of films that have been prohibited from exhibition in India for the 12 months ended to the last convenient date; whether he has any knowledge of any alterations that have taken place in the regulations for the exhibition of films during the same period; and can he give particulars to the House?

According to the information in my possession, the exhibition of 25 films was prohibited during the 12 months ending on the 30th September last. The answer to the second part of the question is in the negative.

Can my right hon. Friend say whether any modifications have been made in the regulations since the introduction of the "talkies"?