Re: NC-17

James Smith (jsmith@denver.lib.co.us)
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
Living".

james

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James G. Smith
Denver Public Library
Collection Development Office
10 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
(303)640-6112
jsmith@denver.lib.co.us
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-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Andersen <LeslieA@LHQSMTP.COLAPL.ORG>
To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
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
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>Leslie Andersen
>Non-Print Materials Evaluator
>County of Los Angeles Public Library
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