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Actor's Views May Bring Ban

BY A STAFF CORRESPONDENT IN

LONDON.

By Beam Wucless.

j DRtTlSH cinemas throughout the

i *-* country may ban films in which ¡ No. 1 British box-office star, James | Mason, is appearing.

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"1 find precious little glamour In British 1 inclines " the 35-vcar-old film actor wiote I | In an article. |

i Describing one modern ulm, Mason de I claied that everyone concerned in mak-

ing the picture "hated the business, and | the only darned leaton the thing wai ¡ made at all is that someone way back j

paid £ 10,000 foi the story, and a further i

1 £20.000 on préparerions forced them to j

proceed, as a plain statement of loss might look rather uglv on the company's books

-shareholders might ask. embarrassing

questions." '

British film producers through their j organisation ate asking the Exhibitois" . Association for support in barrim; Mason's

picture "should he repeat derogatory re- ' merka on British films." j

Miison said he was wilting with his . tongue in his cheek, but contended that

his private actions were his own afCpir, I and he told his film chief that ha was | signing no more British film contracL-, |

Mason's films include "Fanny By Gar,- | light," "Man in Grey," and "They Were

Sisters." which all grosssd over £300,000. |

Hollywood has approached him several tunes Iti the peat.

Digitisation generously supported by
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
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