The Reasons Behind the PCA

The Production Code Administration was formed in 1934 for several reasons which had been developing for almost twenty years. Since the Supreme Court ruled in 1915 that films were not governed by the First Amendment, censorship boards had been strenuously cutting and banning films all over the nation; this was very annoying and costly to … Continue reading The Reasons Behind the PCA

The Production Code Administration and the Handmade Furniture Company

The Production Code Administration, which served as a self-regulation board for Hollywood from 1934 to 1954, was like the board of review at a handmade furniture company. Such a furniture company has a rule book defining the company's code of standards, such as durability, sturdiness, and pureness of materials, just as Hollywood had the Motion … Continue reading The Production Code Administration and the Handmade Furniture Company