“Holiday” from 1938, The Pathway to PEPS

When I heard that Crystal is hosting "The Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Blogathon," I knew I had to join for three reasons. Firstly, I love Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Secondly, Crystal has been so sweet and supportive of me. Thirdly, it would be a swell opportunity to write about some marvelous films which … Continue reading “Holiday” from 1938, The Pathway to PEPS

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THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 4!

This weekend was very busy, and everyone, including myself, was not able to finish all his articles by Sunday. Thus, I've extended the blogathon through this week. I'm excepting new articles as they come in. Next week I will post the final roster which will feature all the articles. Today, two articles were published as … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 4!

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: “Twinkling Stars:” An Original Movie from 1937 by Tiffany Brannan

This article was written by Tiffany Brannan, the public relations manager and one of the founders of the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society. I have written more than one article about the pathetic smallness of the amount of musicals with James Cagney, who was extremely gifted with musical talents. In my article honoring his birthday, I … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: “Twinkling Stars:” An Original Movie from 1937 by Tiffany Brannan

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 3!

Today is the third day of the Great Breening Blogathon, but I have a sneaking suspicion that it won't be the last! Due to the fact that several participants, including myself, have not submitted all their articles, I am extending the blogathon through tomorrow. Even if you can't get your article done by tomorrow, don't … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 3!

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “Footlight Parade” from 1933 by Promise E. Pope

This article was written by Promise E. Pope, the director of social media for the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society. Footlight Parade was the third musical that our dear friends the Warner Brothers made in 1933. Naturally, it was the best because it featured the most talented actor at the studio, Jimmy Cagney. Why the brilliant … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “Footlight Parade” from 1933 by Promise E. Pope

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “The Pleasure of His Company” from 1961

This article was written by Teresa Brannan, James's wife, Tiffany and Rebekah's mother, and the inspiring force behind PEPS, like all Brannan endeavors. The Pleasure of His Company is a 1961 comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds, directed by George Seaton and released by Paramount Pictures. It was based on a 1958 play … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “The Pleasure of His Company” from 1961

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “The Tender Trap” from 1955 by James Brannan

This article was written by James Brannan, the president of the Pure Entertainment Preservation Society. Frank Sinatra, also known as “Old Blue Eyes,” perhaps the most famous singer of all time, is seen in the distance on a vast sound stage. His hands in his pockets, dressed in a stylish 1950s suit with his signature … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: Breening “The Tender Trap” from 1955 by James Brannan

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 2; HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOSEPH BREEN!

Today is the second day of PEPS's first blogathon, "The Great Breening Blogathon!" This is the most important day of our Breenathon, since it is Joseph Breen's 129th birthday. Happy Birthday, Joseph Breen! We are celebrating his birthday with another day of marvelous articles analyzing the Code, describing the Code era, and praising Mr. Breen … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 2; HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOSEPH BREEN!

Joseph I. Breen: America’s Moral Guardian

Today is Joseph Breen's birthday, so I have made it the highlight of the blogathon celebrating his life, "The Great Breening Blogathon!" Many articles in this blogathon are dedicated to breening un-Sealed films, others are dedicated to exploring the Code itself, and some are dedicated to describing Code films which could have been made. Since … Continue reading Joseph I. Breen: America’s Moral Guardian

THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 1!

Today is the first day of the Great Breening Blogathon, PEPS's very first blogathon! I would like to thank all the kind and generous people who have agreed to participate. We have a very interesting array of talent, topics, and opinions on the roster. I am grateful because the participants have not only shown support … Continue reading THE GREAT BREENING BLOGATHON: DAY 1!