52 Code Films – Week #13: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” from 1947

It is Sunday, so it is time for another article in our weekly Code film series, 52 Code Films. This series is a challenge I devised for myself to ensure that I watch many new movies from the Breen Era (1934-1954) this year. Every time I look at an actor's filmography, browse a director's portfolio, … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #13: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” from 1947

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What the Code Means to Me – March: “The Breen Code and its’ impact on Hollywood” by Paul Batters

  This article was written by Paul Batters of Silver Screen Classics. His analysis of the Code's influence, particularly regarding screwball comedy, is the March entry in our guest series, What the Code Means to Me. It was originally published on his website here. Mr. Batters, thank you for contributing the first article to our … Continue reading What the Code Means to Me – March: “The Breen Code and its’ impact on Hollywood” by Paul Batters

Breening Thursday: 21. “Artists and Models” from 1955 by James Brannan

This week's Breening Thursday article is written by James R. Brannan, the president of PEPS. Dean Martin ... Rick Todd Jerry Lewis ... Eugene Fullstack Shirley MacLaine ... Bessie Sparrowbrush Dorothy Malone ... Abigail 'Abby' Parker Eddie Mayehoff ... Mr. Murdock Artists and Models is a 1955 comedy starring the comedy team of Jerry Lewis … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 21. “Artists and Models” from 1955 by James Brannan

52 Code Films – Week #12: “Royal Wedding” from 1951

Today is Sunday, March 24. As such, it is time for the next article in our weekly Code film series, 52 Code Films. Every week this year, I have agreed to watch one new film from the American Breen Era (1934-1954). There are so many wonderful films which were made during those twenty years, yet … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #12: “Royal Wedding” from 1951

Suggestions for Future Breening Thursday Topics

Since November 1, 2018, Breening Thursdays has been a fairly consistent weekly series here at PEPS. With only a few exceptions because of holidays and conflicts, either I or another member of the Brannan family has breened an un-Code film each Thursday. We appreciate the support which our readers have shown for this series. Through … Continue reading Suggestions for Future Breening Thursday Topics

Breening Thursday: 20. “Mad About Men” from 1954

Today is Thursday, and it is time for our twentieth Breening Thursday article. After skipping last week because of busyness with other endeavors, I am back this week to self-regulate another movie. Today's topic is Mad About Men from 1954. This movie is a British film. As such, it is the third foreign film which we have … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 20. “Mad About Men” from 1954

52 Code Films – Week #11: “Random Harvest” from 1942

Happy St. Patrick's Day! As well as the holiday for celebrating all things Irish, today is the last day in the eleventh week of 2019. As such, it is time for me to publish the next article in our weekly series 52 Code Films. Every week this year, I have agreed to watch one new … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #11: “Random Harvest” from 1942

52 Code Films – Week #10: “Three Husbands” from 1950

Today is March 10, the end of the tenth week in 2019. As such, it is time for another article in our weekly series about Code films, 52 Code Films. This series is about discovering movies from the Golden Era of Hollywood which I have never seen before. During the Greater Breen Era (1934-1954), over … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #10: “Three Husbands” from 1950

Breening Thursday: 19. “Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation” from 1962

Today is Thursday, so it is time for another Breening Thursday article! It has been two weeks since we published the last article in the series, a Disney Renaissance cartoon breened by Rebekah. I wasn't able to breen a film last week, but this week the series is back! I am contributing the nineteenth entry … Continue reading Breening Thursday: 19. “Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation” from 1962