Current Topics: “Peter Rabbit:” A Deadly Joke

The Production Code Administration is often considered to be a "censor board." When people think of Joseph I. Breen and his work as chief enforcer of the Motion Picture Production Code, they think of him timing kisses, banning violence, and raising necklines. However, there was another part of the job that is often overlooked by … Continue reading Current Topics: “Peter Rabbit:” A Deadly Joke

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The Story of the Code Through Classical Song at Hollywood and Western

At 3 PM on July 15, the Code is returning to its first home, 5504 Hollywood Boulevard! This address is the location of the Hollywood and Western Building, which was constructed in 1928 by Louis B. Mayer for the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA). On July 15, 1934, an amendment was put in … Continue reading The Story of the Code Through Classical Song at Hollywood and Western

Presenting – The Brannan Sisters!

For over a year and a half, I, Tiffany Brannan, the authoress of most of the articles here on PEPS, and my sister, Rebekah, have remained rather obscure, faceless individuals. We have written, and you have read, yet our faces and real personalities have remained secret. However, the mystery is over. For the first time … Continue reading Presenting – The Brannan Sisters!