Thanksgiving is only a few days away. It brings many memories and traditions. Food, family, America, and the home are all synonymous with this day of giving thanks. Thanksgiving brings many people memories of old movies, which are beloved during the holiday season. There is a huge list of wonderful Code Christmas films. There are … Continue reading Thanksgiving and the Code!
Month: November 2016
Petition to Bring Back the Code in Hollywood!
PEPS has begun an online petition to bring the Code back to Hollywood. Our goal is to collect 1000 signatures and present them to the ten major motion picture production studios as proof of the public's desire for an Old Deal. We will also collect signatures with a physical petition. We have begun with this … Continue reading Petition to Bring Back the Code in Hollywood!
Write to the Studios!
We believe that you must contact the source. Only the studios can change Hollywood by readopting the Code. We have written a letter which will be sent to the seven major studios weekly from PEPS. It is below: To whom it may concern: My name is Tiffany Brannan, and I represent the Pure Entertainment Preservation … Continue reading Write to the Studios!
The End of the Code – November 1, 1968
Forty-eight years ago today the Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 was officially replaced with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rating system. Geoffrey Shurlock had retired the same year as head of the Production Code Administration. This officially marked the end of censorship in Hollywood. Since then, films can feature any content as … Continue reading The End of the Code – November 1, 1968
First Success in the Press!
On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the society's letter to the people of America was published for the first time in the Town Crier! This is first tangible item of success we have had in our goal. We have attached a copy of the page with the letter. The society is making slow but steady progress. … Continue reading First Success in the Press!