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Sex, censorship and the silver screen. Disc 1, The early decades

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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While the earliest motion pictures were admired simply for their novelty, viewers soon demanded more. This program describes the discovery of sex as a surefire cinematic attraction and the outrages it provoked among religious and civic authorities during Hollywood's formative years. Documenting the rise of William Hays as the arbiter of movie morality--and the studio system's answer, after the Fatty Arbuckle fiasco,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Will H Hays; Roscoe Arbuckle; Theda Bara; Rudolph Valentino; Erich Von Stroheim; Greta Garbo; Marlene Dietrich; Jean Harlow; Busby Berkeley; Mae West; Barbara Stanwyck; Roscoe Arbuckle; Theda Bara; Busby Berkeley; Marlene Dietrich; Greta Garbo; Jean Harlow; Will H Hays; Barbara Stanwyck; Rudolph Valentino; Erich Von Stroheim; Mae West
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9781421385051 1421385058
OCLC Number: 191854730
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Film excerpts: A Fool There Was, Possessed, Klondike Annie, and more.
Other Titles: Sex, censorship & the silver screen.

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While the earliest motion pictures were admired simply for their novelty, viewers soon demanded more. This program describes the discovery of sex as a surefire cinematic attraction and the outrages it provoked among religious and civic authorities during Hollywood's formative years. Documenting the rise of William Hays as the arbiter of movie morality--and the studio system's answer, after the Fatty Arbuckle fiasco, to the threat of government censorship--the program explores the artistic and cultural shock waves created by Theda Bara, Rudolph Valentino, Erich Von Stroheim, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Jean Harlow, Busby Berkeley, Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck, and many other early film luminaries.

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