BOISE, Idaho -- Much to the displeasure of the major studios, Albertsons is testing the rental of edited R-rated movies in 45 stores in the Salt Lake City area. Video II, Sandy, Utah, which racks rental departments in about 1,000 Albertsons stores in 16 states, approached the supermarket chain with the concept, which has long had the support of video operators in the Salt Lake City area. The movies involved are those with scenes or words that can easily be cut to make them acceptable to a ...

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