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Louie Rayner asks:

>Hello,
>Can anyone help me? I am, currently, researching the work of one Antonin
>Artaud and in particular two of his films: The Seashell and the Clergyman +
>The Passion of Joan of Arc. If anybody has any useful info I would greatly
>appreciate it

Only my favourite censorship anecdote... LA COQUILLE ET LE CLERGYMAN was
banned by the British Board of Film Censors because '...this film is so
obscure in conception that we can confidentally say it has no meaning
whatsoever.  However, if one were intended, it must surely be
objectionable.'  From THE TIMES, 8 January 1935.

L

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Leo Enticknap
Projection and Sound Engineer
City Screen Cinemas Ltd., London, UK
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