Cinematograph Exhibitions.

Oral Answers to Questions — The Coronation. – in the House of Commons on 12th November 1936.

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Photo of Sir Charles Taylor Sir Charles Taylor , Eastbourne

asked the Home Secretary whether he will take steps to prevent any cinematograph film company from depicting the Almighty as a screen character in view of the anxiety which many sections of the British public feel regarding this?

Photo of Mr John Simon Mr John Simon , Spen Valley

The decision as to whether a particular film shall or shall not be allowed to be exhibited is one for the local licensing authorities, and I have no power to issue any instructions to them.