Re: NC-17

James Smith (
Wed, 12 May 1999 07:26:16 -0700 (PDT)

We have a few NC-17 films including "Pink Flamingos" in our collection. It
has not been challenged. Only a few of our films have been challenged,
including "Blue Velvet", and Mr. Waters other lively adventure, "Desperate


James G. Smith
Denver Public Library
Collection Development Office
10 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Andersen <LeslieA@LHQSMTP.COLAPL.ORG>
To: Multiple recipients of list <>
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 1999 10:29 AM
Subject: NC-17

>Hi all - I ask your help again - How many of you include NC-17 movies in
>your collection? If you do, do you add all of them? Or, only on a
>case-by-case basis? If you don't collect them, what is your justification?
>Is it specified in your collection development policy?
>Specifically, for example, how many of you have *Pink Flamingos* in your
>collection? Have you had any problems with it? We're wrestling with an
>overzealous patron right now who has an axe to grind. Any info you
>can provide is appreciated.
>Thanks again -
>Leslie Andersen
>Non-Print Materials Evaluator
>County of Los Angeles Public Library