Films such as Mata Hari (1931 Arrowsmith (1931 and A Farewell to Arms (1932) exist only in their censored versions.
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21 However, the men obligated to enforce the code Jason Joy, who was the head of the Committee until 1932, and his successor,.After watching the scene "several times the board sided with Breen and the mppda, and the scene was removed, but MGM still allowed some uncut trailers and a few reels to stay in circulation.Employees' Entrance was marketed with the tag line "See what out of work girls are up against these days." 182 Joy complained in 1932 of another genre, the "kept woman" film, which presented adultery as an alternative to the tedium of an unhappy marriage.Many newspaper journalists moved to California and became studio-employed screenwriters.56 The film industry also withstood competition from the home radio, and often characters in films went to great lengths to belittle the medium.308 311 Conservative Protestants tended to support much of the crackdown, particularly in the South, where anything relating to the state of race relations or miscegenation could not be portrayed.O'Brien and several others revolt, killing the warden and escaping with his new lover ( Gloria Stuart ).58 Seething beneath the surface of American life in the Depression was the fear of the angry mob, portrayed in panicked hysteria in films such as Gabriel Over the White House (1933 The Mayor of Hell (1933 and American Madness (1932).In films like Ladies They Talk About, lesbians were portrayed as rough, burly characters, but in DeMille's The Sign of the Cross, a female Christian slave is brought to a Roman prefect and seduced in dance by a statuesque lesbian dancer.The second was a set of "particular applications" which was an exacting list of items that could not be depicted.and "Can a full grown woman truly love a midget?" 243 Surprisingly, given its reaction to Frankenstein, the state of Kansas objected to nothing in Freaks.Volume 6 (April 2, 2013 includes The Wet Parade, Downstairs, Mandalay, and Massacre.Some Pre-Code musicals Horror and science fiction edit gifted and learning disabled characteristics Unlike silent-era sex and crime pictures, silent horror movies, despite being produced in the hundreds, were never a major concern for censors or civic leaders.Updated twice a week by the five major studios, they became a highly profitable enterprise: in 1933, newsreels had a total box office take of almost.5 million against an outlay of under 10 million.111 His father appeared in a popular series of newsreels giving police homespun advice on how to catch his son.
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