The Dame in the Kimono: Hollywood, Censorship, and the Production Code
University Press of Kentucky, Dec 1, 2001 - Performing Arts - 377 pages
" The new edition of this seminal work takes the story of the Production Code and motion picture censorship into the present, including the creation of the PG-13 and NC-17 ratings in the 1990s.
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The dame in the kimono: Hollywood, censorship, and the production code from the 1920s to the 1960sUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Although it is probably Will Hays who is remembered as the enforcer of film morality, it was Joseph Breen (with the unwitting aid of Mae West) who put teeth in the Motion Picture Production Code. Its ... Read full review
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