New York Supreme Court Case Joseph Burstyn, Inc. against Edward T. McCaffrey

Case of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, Joseph Burstyn, Inc., Plaintiff, against Edward T. McCaffrey, Commissioner of Licenses, Defendant. The document is a brief of the New York City Civil Liberties Committee and National Council on Freedom of Censorship, Amici Curiae. Statement of facts states that this is an action for an injunction by the distributor of the motion picture "The Miracle," against the License Commissioner of New York City, who has threatened to revoke the license of any theatre showing said picture on the alleged ground that it is blasphemous.
Identifier
NYSA_A1418-77_B2561_F2_ACLU_001-005
Date
1951
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York (State). Motion Picture Division, License application case files, 1921-1965, box 2561, folder 2.
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