Several hundred foreigners and Japanese at the Kamakura Gekijo were disappointed recently when the local police entered the theatre shortly before the showing of 'Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood' and issued an injunction against the film, reports the Japan Advertiser. The police declared that the showing of the picture was illegal and that the film itself was detrimental to the morals of the community. The theatre manager was compelled to return the admittance price to the crowd in order to prevent a riot. The United Artists Corporation of Tokyo has filed a protest with the American Embassy against the Kamakura police. It declares that the proper permits had been obtained.
An 'Immoral Film': Injunction Against Robin Hood in Japan
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Robin Hood (View more)
Douglas Fairbanks (story)
A nobleman becomes the vigilante Robin Hood who protects the oppressed English people from the tyrannical Prince John.
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