Hollywood Censored: Morality Codes, Catholics, and the Movies / Edition 1

Hollywood Censored: Morality Codes, Catholics, and the Movies / Edition 1

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by Gregory D. Black
     
 

Examines how films were censored and edited to promote a conservative political agenda during the 1930s, Hollywood's golden age.See more details below

Overview

Examines how films were censored and edited to promote a conservative political agenda during the 1930s, Hollywood's golden age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521565929
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Mass Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Restricting entertainment: the movies censored; 2. The Hays office and a moral code for the movies; 3. Sex, sex and more sex; 4. Movies and modern literature; 5. Beer, blood and politics; 6. Legions march on Hollywood; 7. Sex with a dash of moral compensation; 8. Film politics and industry policy; 9. Conclusion; Appendices; Index.

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