Titanic Moving Pictures Barred in Bridgeport

The Evening Post

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Bridgeport,Conn.- Superintendent of policeBirmingham yesterday issued an order prohibiting the exhibition of so-called Titanic pictures in moving picture theaters here. One local theater had advertised such an exhibition yesterday. Supt. Birmingham declares that such pictures are “palpably fakes” and he takes the stand also that “unnecessary recalling of such a horror is demoralizing”.

 

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Julie Dowen

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) Titanic Moving Pictures Barred in Bridgeport (The Evening Post, Thursday 2nd May 1912, ref: #4573, published 16 May 2005, generated 19th June 2021 10:45:16 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-moving-pictures-barred-bridgeport.html