August 10 in #AMonthWithoutTheCode: Geoffrey Shurlock’s Birthday

Today is August 10, ten days into #AMonthWithoutTheCode. In contrast to #CleanMovieMonth, this month is all about un-Code movies, films which were not made during the Breen era (1934-1954). I wrote an article every day in July for #CleanMovieMonth, but I have not been doing the same during #AMonthWithoutTheCode. However, I will be writing articles … Continue reading August 10 in #AMonthWithoutTheCode: Geoffrey Shurlock’s Birthday

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“#CleanMovieMonth: Wrap-up” by MovieCritic – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

MovieCritic published this article on the website Movies Meet Their Match as part of #CleanMovieMonth. The original article, which was published on August 6, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, C. A.! Hello! July was #CleanMovieMonth. A huge, huge thank you to Pure Entertainment Preservation Society (PEPS) for hosting it! Please check out their wrap-up postwith a summary of all the … Continue reading “#CleanMovieMonth: Wrap-up” by MovieCritic – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

“Clean With Breen” by Rebecca Deniston – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

Rebecca Deniston of Taking Up Room published this article on her website as part of #CleanMovieMonth. The original article, which was published on August 5, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, Ruth! So it’s come to this… As promised, I’m recapping all the Breen-friendly films I reviewed in July for Tiffany and Rebekah’s #CleanMovieMonth blogathon. How did they … Continue reading “Clean With Breen” by Rebecca Deniston – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

“How to Be Subversively Ethical” by Ruth Kerr – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

Ruth Kerr of Silver Screenings published this article on her website as part of #CleanMovieMonth. The original article, which was published on August 3, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, Ruth! Irene Dunne sneaks into the hospital. Image: YouTube Sometimes it’s hard to see the Good In Others. Nowhere is this more evident … Continue reading “How to Be Subversively Ethical” by Ruth Kerr – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

“#CleanMovieMonth — The Best Code Films That I Discovered in July” by Samanth Ellis – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

Samantha Ellis of Musings of a Classic Film Addict published this article on her website as part of #CleanMovieMonth. The original article, which was published on August 3, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, Samantha! While I am still utterly heartbroken over yesterday’s news of the passing of the incomparable Mary Carlisle, I’m delighted … Continue reading “#CleanMovieMonth — The Best Code Films That I Discovered in July” by Samanth Ellis – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

“Be Careful–Pre-Code is a Dangerous World” by Kathleen Vincenz – Republished as Part of #AMonthWithoutTheCode

Kathleen Vincenz, one of the first people to sign up for #CleanMovieMonth, published this article on her website as part of #AMonthWithoutTheCode. The original article, which was published on August 1, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, Kathleen! After July’s #CleanMovieMonth, I binged-watched three Pre-Code films. Oh, the Poverty! Death! Adultery! Even More … Continue reading “Be Careful–Pre-Code is a Dangerous World” by Kathleen Vincenz – Republished as Part of #AMonthWithoutTheCode

“The More the Merrier–Merrier because it adheres to the Code” by Kathleen Vincenz – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

Kathleen Vincenz, one of the first people to sign up for #CleanMovieMonth, published this article on her website as part of the celebration. The original article, which was published on July 20, can be seen here. Thank you for participating, Kathleen! As part of July is Clean Movie month I watched The More the Merrier, … Continue reading “The More the Merrier–Merrier because it adheres to the Code” by Kathleen Vincenz – Republished as Part of #CleanMovieMonth

August is #AMonthWithoutTheCode!

Announcing       #AMonthWithoutTheCode! Today is the first day of August! Here at PEPS, July was #CleanMovieMonth. We watched, reviewed, and celebrated nothing but films from the Breen era (1934-1954). We took a deep look into the variety of movies which were made during this unique time for Hollywood. We are looking forward to receiving other writers' … Continue reading August is #AMonthWithoutTheCode!

Day 31 of #CleanMovieMonth: The Finale!

Ladies and gentleman, today is July 31, the final day of this month. The Pure Entertainment Preservation Society decided to dedicate the month of July to the celebration of the Breen era of Hollywood. This year was our first celebration of #CleanMovieMonth, but we hope to celebrate it annually from now on. Different months are … Continue reading Day 31 of #CleanMovieMonth: The Finale!

Day 30 of #CleanMovieMonth: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” from 1939

Today is July 30, the second to the last day in #CleanMovieMonth. We have been reviewing one Code film every day during this month. Here at PEPS, we have dedicated July to celebrating and analyzing the Breen era of Hollywood (1934-1954), when movies were carefully self-regulated by the Production Code Administration. We have enjoyed reviewing … Continue reading Day 30 of #CleanMovieMonth: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” from 1939