Library of Congress: Movie theatre, Elkins, West Virginia. There are two movies in town, both offer games of chance three nights a week to drum up trade on slack nights.

Virginia Is the Last State to Adopt a Film Censorship Statute

By March 17, 1922

Virginia becomes the last of the six states to adopt a film censorship statute. 

From 1922 to 1924, censorship proposals are defeated in 34 other state legislatures.

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