#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #20: “A Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #20 – Pocketful of Miracles (1961) Cast: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, and Hope Lange Production Notes: Director: Frank Capra, Producer: Frank Capra, with associate producers Glenn Ford and Joseph Sistrom, Production Company: United Artists Premise: An alcoholic apple seller receives letters from her daughter at a fancy hotel, making the young lady, who is … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #20: “A Pocketful of Miracles” from 1961

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #19: “Bon Voyage!” from 1962

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #19 – Bon Voyage! (1962) Cast: Fred MacMurray, Jane Wyman, and Michael Callan Production Notes: Director: James Neilson, Producer: Walt Disney, with associate producers Ron Miller and Bill Walsh, Production Company: Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution Company Premise: An Indiana plumber and his wife take their three children on a cruise for … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #19: “Bon Voyage!” from 1962

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #18: “Speedy” from 1928

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #18 – Speedy (1928) Cast: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, and Bert Woodruff Production Notes: Director: Ted Wilde, Producer: Harold Lloyd, Production Company: Paramount Pictures Premise: An enterprising young man in New York City speeds his way from one job to the next, leaving disaster in his path. Besides just keeping a job, his goal is … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #18: “Speedy” from 1928

100 New Code Films – #68. “Rage in Heaven” from 1941; The Endangered Wife

Today is Saturday, time for this week's second 100 New Code Films article. This series is my most frequent one, since I have determined to post two of these articles in all but four weeks this year. In each of these articles, I review an American Breen Era (1934-1954) film which I have seen for … Continue reading 100 New Code Films – #68. “Rage in Heaven” from 1941; The Endangered Wife

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 Guest Article: “Take 3: A Matter of Time Review (A Month Without the Code #4)” by Sally Silverscreen

The below article was published on 18 Cinema Lane by Sally Silverscreen on August 28 as her fourth entry in #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020. See the original post here. Because I’m participating in Pure Entertainment Preservation Society’s A Month Without the Code and the 5th Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon, I wanted to review one of Ingrid’s films from outside the Breen Code era. … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 Guest Article: “Take 3: A Matter of Time Review (A Month Without the Code #4)” by Sally Silverscreen

The Blogger Recognition Award!

During the almost four years we have hosted the PEPS website, we have been honored to receive multiple blogger awards from our friends in the classic film blogosphere. On August 17, we were nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award for the first time by J-Dub of Dubsism. Although J-Dub reviews films through sports analogies, while … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award!

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #17: “The Opposite Sex” from 1956

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #16 – The Opposite Sex (1956) Cast: June Allyson, Joan Collins, and Dolores Gray Production Notes: Director: David Miller, Producer: Joe Pasternak, Production Company: MGM Premise: A New York society wife finds out that her Broadway producer husband of ten years is having an affair with a chorus girl. Aided by her catty friends' intervention, … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #17: “The Opposite Sex” from 1956

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #15: “State Fair” from 1933

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #15 – State Fair (1933) Cast: Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, and Lew Ayres Production Notes: Director: Henry King, Producer: Winfield R. Sheehan, Production Company: Fox Pictures Premise: An Iowa farmer brings his wife, his grown daughter and son, and his prize hog to the annual state fair for fun and prizes. There, the young man … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #15: “State Fair” from 1933

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #14: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” from 1971

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #14 – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) Cast: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, and Peter Ostrum Production Notes: Director: Mel Stuart, Producer: Stan Margulies and David L. Wolper, Production Company: Paramount Pictures Premise: A poor boy who is raised by his widowed mother, who provides for him and his four invalid grandparents, despairs of … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #14: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” from 1971

#AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #13: “The Impatient Maiden” from 1932

August: #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020! #13 – The Impatient Maiden (1932) Cast: Lew Ayres, Mae Clarke, and Una Merkel Production Notes: Director: James Whale, Producer: Carl Laemmle Jr., Production Company: Universal Pictures Premise: When her expectant neighbor tries to commit suicide, a divorce lawyer's pretty young secretary calls the ambulance and meets a handsome young doctor, her dingy roommate falling … Continue reading #AMonthWithoutTheCode2020 #13: “The Impatient Maiden” from 1932