British Film Censorship and the BBFC in the 1970s

Sian Barber

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This chapter is an exploration of film censorship in the 1970s and the role of the British Board of Film Censors. It draws on material from the BBFC archive files and addresses issues of popular taste, taboo and changing standards of permission.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBritish Film Culture in the 1970s
Subtitle of host publicationThe Boundaries of Pleasure
EditorsSue Harper
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)10: 0748640789
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2011


  • British Film Industry
  • 1970s
  • Cultural history
  • Archival research

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