Today is the second day of PEPS's first blogathon, "The Great Breening Blogathon!" This is the most important day of our Breenathon, since it is Joseph Breen's 129th birthday. Happy Birthday, Joseph Breen! We are celebrating his birthday with another day of marvelous articles analyzing the Code, describing the Code era, and praising Mr. Breen … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 2; HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOSEPH BREEN!
Today is Joseph Breen's birthday, so I have made it the highlight of the blogathon celebrating his life, "The Great Breening Blogathon!" Many articles in this blogathon are dedicated to breening un-Sealed films, others are dedicated to exploring the Code itself, and some are dedicated to describing Code films which could have been made. Since … Continue reading Joseph I. Breen: America’s Moral Guardian
Today is the first day of the Great Breening Blogathon, PEPS's very first blogathon! I would like to thank all the kind and generous people who have agreed to participate. We have a very interesting array of talent, topics, and opinions on the roster. I am grateful because the participants have not only shown support … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 1!
This article was written by Tiffany and Rebekah Brannan, the founders of the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society. Ruth Etting was a very popular singer in the 1920s and 30s. In 1938, her career had declined, and she had officially retired by moving to Colorado, but her name was still well-known because of the dramatic court … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: “Mean to Me:” Ruth Etting’s Story in 1939 by Tiffany and Rebekah Brannan
This article was written by William Ferry, one of the members of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Dodsworth (1936) The Technical Stuff (courtesy of Wikipedia) … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: “Dodsworth” from 1936 by William Ferry
This article was written by Rebekah Brannan, one of the founders of the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society. For the Great Breening Blogathon, I decided to write about an original idea I have for a film which could have been made in 1940 by MGM. It would have been directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: “Ring of Love:” An Original Movie from 1940 by Rebekah Brannan
Simoa of Champagne for Lunch is hosting her first blogathon to celebrate the 100th birthday of "America's Sweetheart with the Froggy Voice," The June Allyson Centenary Blogathon. June Allyson was a wonderful actress and a very pretty lady. Her sweet presence and charming talent were a great addition to many films. I am going to … Continue reading June Allyson as Ellie Andrews in “You Can’t Run Away from It” from 1956
Texas, Brooklyn, and Heaven is a 1948 B-picture which was made by Robert S. Golden Productions but distributed by United Artists. This simple, unassuming little picture will never be called a masterpiece, but it has simple charm which makes it endearing to me. As the title implies, this movie is about Texas, Brooklyn, and a … Continue reading “Texas, Brooklyn, and Heaven:” A Charming Snippet of 1948