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MASSACHUSETTS AND CINEMATOGRAPH.

Issue 21 and Volume 37.

MASSACHUSETTS AND CINEMATOGRAPH. The following rules for the regulation of moving picture machines have been published by Chief Shaw, of the Massachusetts State police, into whose hands the legislature has placed the power of inspecting and governing the operation of such apparatus: (1.) The films must be bound upon a metal reel, incased in an iron box with a slot in the bottom only large enough to permit the film to pass through the metal rollers, which must fit tightly to the film. The joints necessary in the construction of this box must be made tight without the use of solder. The cover which admits of the placing or removing of the reel in said hox must have hinges so arranged that it will at all times close tight, and be provided with a strong catch to lock when closed. Under this box must be a box of the same…

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