In 1933, a Catholic bishop in Cincinnati formed a group called the Catholic Legion of Decency to combat alleged immorality in movies.
What does CLOD stand for?
CLOD stands for Catholic Legion of Decency
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- Central Lake Conservation Authority (Canada)
- Central Lake Ontario Conservation Area
- Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (Ontario, Canada)
- Common Lisp Open Code Collection
- Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children
- Contingency Lines Of Communication, Europe
- Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe
- Community Library Of Castle Shannon (Castle Shannon, PA)
- Comprehensive Level of Consciousness Scale
- Concentration Limit of Detection
- Continuous Level-of-Detail (computer graphics)
- Copy Left On Disk
- Coralline Lethal Orange Disease
- Closing Date
- Center for Leadership of the Digital Enterprise (Michigan State University)
- Clusters Linked Over Europe (multi-government exchange)
- Co-Operative Learning Object Exchange (Canada)
- Cod-Liver Oil Extract
- Common Logistics Operating Environment (US Army)
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The three decisive factors shaping the final version of the film--the creative decision to make Atticus Finch the main character, the objection of the Catholic Legion of Decency to the film's originally planned ending, and the softening of the book's indictment of institutionalized racism--are then examined and the volume concludes with a review of the critical reception of both the novel and the film, as well as a brief discussion of Christopher Sergei's 1988 play version.
When the Code soon proved toothless--an internal appeal process permitted the studios to evade compliance--a disappointed Quigley sought to reinvigorate the crusade through the Catholic Legion of Decency, which he helped steer and shape in consultation with prominent Jesuits.
Political, psychoanalytic, cultural studies, and even historical research in film studies generally ignored the voices of religion, except as voices calling for moral censorship as in the Roman Catholic Legion of Decency or the Protestant demonstrations and boycotts against Scorsese's Last Temptation of Christ.