Re: [Videolib] R-rated films

Jessica Rosner (
Tue, 25 Mar 2003 15:16:07 -0500

NOT that I would ever recommend such things but SWANK often has
PG rated versions of R rated films available for rental ( but probably not
for blanket license screening)

Does remind of an incident when I worked at the late Films Inc
A rather conservative Christian group wanted to show YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMS
which was PG but they wanted to be SURE it had NO profanity. I suggested
they check out a copy from a rental store and watch it themselves. They
called back to say that they wanted to rent it EVEN though it had two
"damns" in it. They normally would have rejected it on those grounds but
decided that the accents were so thick it would be OK


Jessica Rosner
Kino International
333 W 39th St. 503
NY NY 10018

> From: Anne Bulin <> > Reply-To: > Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 15:00:17 -0500 > To: > Subject: Re: [Videolib] R-rated films > > Thanks everyone for their responses. We have licenses through MPLC and > Swank, so we're all set there. The librarian was planning on having > parental permission slips for the R-rated films in question (The Breakfast > Club is rated R much to my surprise). She just wanted to make sure she > wasn't breaking any laws. > > Anne > > ---------------- > Anne Bulin, Technology and A/V Coordinator > Barrington Public Library > > > 401-247-1920 x316 > Fax: 401-247-3763 > > _______________________________________________ > Videolib mailing list > >

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