“The Sound of Music:” Mr. Breen’s Last Film; The Swansong of the Code

Today is December 5. Many historians of the 1930s celebrate this day as the anniversary of the official repeal of Prohibition in 1933. I, however, acknowledge it as the end of something very good. While Prohibition died on December 5, 1933, the man who gave the Golden Age of Hollywood its luster died thirty-two years … Continue reading “The Sound of Music:” Mr. Breen’s Last Film; The Swansong of the Code