Oral Answers to Questions — Cinematogeaph Films Act.

– in the House of Commons on 22nd March 1934.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will now consider the increase of the British requisite in the quota of cinematograph films for public exhibition?

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

I cannot see my way to adopt my hon. and learned Friend's suggestion for the amendment of the Cinematograph Films Act.

Photo of Sir Adrian Baillie Sir Adrian Baillie , Linlithgowshire

May I ask the right hon. Gentleman whether he cannot reconsider the quota of our cinematograph films, not merely as regard footage, but as regard quality; in other words, the cost of production?

Photo of Mr Walter Runciman Mr Walter Runciman , St Ives

I will look into the suggestion; I cannot promise more than that.