The campaign for clean movies will be carried directly into the home, Father Joseph A. McCaffrey, spokesman for the interfaith committee, which consists of Jews, Catholics and Protestants, declared yesterday.
A house-to-house campaign will be inaugurated shortly in all five boroughs and in Westchester County, having as its objective the obtaining of 1,000,000 to 2,000,000 pledges not to attend indecent films.
Campaign plans call for the appointment of key men representing the three faiths in each borough and in Westchester to direct the campaign in their own areas. The key men will consist of a Protestant minister, a Jewish rabbi and a Catholic priest in each borough.
The interfaith committee discussed the campaign plans on Monday at a meeting in the rectory of the Holy Cross Church. The committee also approved a plan sponsored by the Jewish representatives to call a national interfaith conference on the clean movie problem.
No definite date was set for the opening of the campaign in New York, but committee officers declared that all the key men would be appointed in two weeks.