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Video Ind. / Horror Films #316302

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Harold Dow) Criticism by some over availability for home video recorders of horror films examined; "Texas Chainsaw Massacre", "Friday the 13th", "Nightmare on Elm Street" cited as exs. Scenes shown. [CHILDREN - describe horror films they like.] [Video store manager Rhonda TINKHAM - thinks blood and guts attracts children.] [Jenny POMEROY - thinks parents are ignorant as to contents of current horror films.] Pomeroy said leading ntl. campaign by Junior League for video stores' prominent display of movies' rating. [Parent Patty DURANWIND - reacts to film.] [CHILDREN - comment.] [Motion Picture Association of America spokesperson Jack VALENTI - holds parents responsible.]

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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