Banned Film

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The owner of two Kentucky theaters has refused to show the new Jane Fonda film "Monster-in-Law."

Ike Boutwell says it's because of the activist role the actress took during the Vietnam War. Boutwell trained pilots during the Vietnam War.

He displayed pictures of Fonda clapping with a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft crew in 1972 outside the Elizabethtown Movie Palace to show his disapproval. The marquee outside Showtime Cinemas in nearby Radcliff reads: "No Jane Fonda movie in this theater."

Both theaters are just a few miles from the Army's Fort Knox, south of Louisville.

Jane Fonda film banned from Kentucky theaters because of actress' Vietnam War.

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