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The Hollywood Censorship Wars

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America has always experienced a strange push and pull when it comes to questions of decency, and in Hollywood this conflict has played itself out in battles over censorship and artistic freedom. This A & E Special explores some of those fascinating battles, from the days when the Legion of Decency essentially controlled the content of all American films to today, when practically anything goes. Included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
A & E Television Networks, LLC, 2007
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 878699922
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2010.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (45 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Old Censorship Debate (2:22) --
Early 20th Century Censorship (3:03) --
Scandal in Hollywood (1:47) --
Hollywood Movie Industry Leader (2:17) --
Objectionable Motion Picture Message (2:22) --
Hayes Production Code of Ethics (3:26) --
Advocate for Women's' Sexual Freedom (3:21) --
Road Show Producers (3:35) --
Hollywood Showdown (3:57) --
Hollywood Orders in War (2:02) --
Hearing on Communism in Hollywood (5:30) --
"Man with the Golden Arm" (2:48) --
Hayes Production Code Crumbles (2:11) --
Push for Film Industry Regulation (3:37) --
The Hollywood Censorship Wars: Credits (0:53).
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks, LLC.

Abstract:

America has always experienced a strange push and pull when it comes to questions of decency, and in Hollywood this conflict has played itself out in battles over censorship and artistic freedom. This A & E Special explores some of those fascinating battles, from the days when the Legion of Decency essentially controlled the content of all American films to today, when practically anything goes. Included are revealing interviews and some of the most controversial film scenes of all time.

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