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English Picture Law.

Issue 5 and Volume 47.

English Picture Law. In view of the increasing magnitude of the moving picture business in the United States, the salient features of a new law, prescribing the newly adopted regulations under which moving picture shows shall be given in Great Britain, to which reference was made in a recent number of this paper, may interest fire marshals, building and fire department officials and others in the United States, who are entrusted with the control of such places. The law, as already stated, applies to all cinematograph exhibitions where inflammable films are used, except such as are given in private houses to which the public are not admitted. In every case to which the act applies, the regulations of the Secretary of State must be complied with: and A license must he obtained from the county council (or other similar authority) excepting in the case of premises used occasionally or exceptionally…

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