Today is Joseph Breen's 131st birthday. In honor of this day, I am not going to post a lengthy tribute to his character and his wonderful work. I have done that in dozens of articles on this website. Instead, I am going to publish some pictures of him and his family which were shared with … Continue reading Joseph Breen’s Family Photographs; Happy Birthday, Mr. Breen!
From October 11-14, we are hosting The Third Annual Great Breening Blogathon. This annual celebration is a tribute to Code entertainment which we host in honor of Joseph I. Breen's birthday every year, which is today. Happy Birthday, Mr. Breen! For those of you who don't know, Joseph Breen was the head of the Production … Continue reading Breening “The River” for The Third Annual Great Breening Blogathon; R for Realism
Today is Sunday, so it's time for another 52 Code Films article. I conclude every week here at PEPS with a review of the new Code film I watched during that week. I have enjoyed the opportunity to discover many new movies from the Breen Era of Hollywood. Some people might think that one would … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #41: “The African Queen” from 1951; “An Unlikely River Romance” for The Second Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Blogathon
Today is Friday, so it is time for another Film Fashion Friday article. Every week, at least most weeks, I choose an outfit from a Code film and write an article about it. In the article, I analyze the different aspects of the outfit and provide links to Amazon products which are similar. The purpose … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 16. Spencer Tracy’s Gray Double-Breasted Suit in “Woman of the Year” from 1942; A Suitable First Meeting
NOTICE: We have extended this blogathon through October 17, our website's third anniversary! There is still time to participate! Ladies and Gentlemen, the great day has now arrived! Today is the first day of The Third Annual Great Breening Blogathon! For the third year in a row, we are dedicating a weekend in October to … Continue reading The Third Annual Great Breening Blogathon is Here!
Yesterday, I had a very pleasant surprise. Paul Batters of Silver Screen Classics nominated us for the Liebster Award! This is the first time in our nearly three years of existence that PEPS has been nominated for this blogger award which is dedicated to connecting bloggers and promoting discovery of new blogs. I am so honored … Continue reading The Liebster Award from Paul Batters
Today is Sunday, so it is time for another 52 Code films article! This is a noteworthy week. Not only is it my first article in this series to be published in October, it is the fortieth article in this series. There are only twelve weeks left in 2019! I hope that I will be … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #40: “All This, and Heaven Too” from 1940; “A Letter of Recommendation” for The Unemployment Blogathon
Today is Friday, so it’s time for another Film Fashion Fridays article. The purpose of this series is to explore one of the most appealing aspects of the Golden Era of Hollywood, the glamorous fashion. Alternating between men’s and women’s clothing, I describe a different outfit or style which would have been worn during the … Continue reading Film Fashion Friday 15. Margaret Sullavan’s First Dress in “The Shop Around the Corner” from 1940; Fashion for Job-Hunting for “The Unemployment Blogathon”
Today is Sunday, so it is time for another 52 Code Films article. Every week this year, I have agreed to write at least one article in this series. I start by watching at least one new Code film, an American movie made between 1934 and 1954, earlier in the week. On Sunday, I review … Continue reading 52 Code Films – Week #39: “The Spanish Main” from 1945
Today is Friday, so it's time for another Film Fashion Fridays article. Every week, I choose a different outfit from a Code film (1934-1954) and use it to represent a fashion concept. Then, I choose products from Amazon which are similar to the elements of these outfits and recommend them. I include clickable images which … Continue reading Film Fashion Fridays: 14. Fred Astaire’s Golf Outfit in “Carefree” from 1938