Thanksgiving and the Code!

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!

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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!

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