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Motion Picture Production Code

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... The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral censorship guidelines that governed the produ... ...es released by major studios from 1930 to 1968. It is also popularly known as the Hays Code, after Hollywood's chief censor of the time, Will H. Hay... ...erica (MPPDA), which later became the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), adopted the code in 1930, began enforcing it in 1934, and abando... ...er from Hays, creating the Breen Office, which was far more rigid in censoring films than Hays had been. Background In 1922, after some risqué films ... ...s."Doherty. pg. 6 The move mimicked the decision Major League Baseball had made in hiring judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis as League Commissioner ... ...rnstein. pg. 16 and while there had been token attempts to clean up the movies before, such as when the studios formed the National Association of th... ...e or beautiful, were presented in a way that would not arouse passion or be to made to seem permissible. All criminal action had to be punished, and n... ...gs. 50–51 Although there were several instances where Joy negotiated cuts from films and there were indeed definite—albeit loose—constraints, a signif... ...l films released on or after July 1, 1934, to obtain a certificate of approval before being released. The PCA had two offices, one in Hollywood and th...

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List of Paramount Pictures films

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... This is a list of films produced and/or distributed by the United States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio ... ...nited States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio is consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood. It is a subsidiary o... ...conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).[1] It has distributed several successful film series, ... ...2000s 11 2010s 12 Upcoming films 12.1 2014 and... ... July 6, 1929 Divorce Made Easy Talkie ... ... March 9, 1934 She Made Her Bed ... ... The first in Paramount’s series of eight Bulldog Drummond films, released between 1937 and 1939. ... ... May 10, 1944 The Hour Before Dawn ... ... November 22, 1946 Two Years Before the Mast ...

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List of highest-grossing films

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...n any other film. Films generate income from several revenue streams including theatrical exh... ...cast rights and merchandising. However, theatrical box office earnings are the primary metric for trade publications (such as Box Office Mojo and Vari... ... for trade publications (such as Box Office Mojo and Variety) in assessing the success of a film, mostly due to the availability of the data compared ... ...oth the nominal and real value of their revenue), a chart of high-grossing films by calendar year, a timeline showing the transition of the highest-gr... ...erent difficulties in accounting for inflation, several attempts have been made. Estimates depend on the price index used to adjust the grosses,[23] a... ...incomplete data it cannot be known for sure how much money some films have made and when they made it, but generally the chart chronicles the films fr... ...ket for profitability. Where specific rentals data are reported in Variety before this (which tended to be only sporadically) they were often for worl... ...had amassed as much as $20 million in such guarantees from exhibitors even before its premiere. Fox claimed the film had cost in total $44 million, of... ... "Adjusting for Ticket Price Inflation" (Source: MPAA). Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 7, 2013.  ...

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Independent film

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...resulting in a feature film that is produced mostly or completely outside of the major film studio system. In addition to being produced and dist... ...g produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies, independent films are also produced and/or distributed by subsidiaries of major fi... ...oduced and/or distributed by subsidiaries of major film studios . Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the ... ...Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the way in which the filmmakers' personal artistic vision is realized. ... ...al artistic vision is realized. Usually, but not always, independent films are made with considerably lower film budget s than major studio films. B... ...rvation of independent films, even to this day. The exploitation boom and the MPAA rating system Not all low-budget films existed as non-commercial ... ...ercial art ventures. The success of films like Little Fugitive, which had been made with low (or sometimes non-existent ) budgets encouraged a huge b... ... This film was released just after the abandonment of the production code, but before the adoption of the MPAA rating system . As such, it was the fi... ...s, and wealthy investors. Their dreams are much more attainable than they were before the independent film revolution because gaining the backing of a...

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Motion Picture Association of America

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... of America MPAA logo Format... ... Formation 1922 (1922) (as the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America) ... ... .org.mpaawww The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is an American trade assoc... ... its founding, the MPPDA represented approximately 70 to 80 percent of the films made in the United States.[2] The main focus of t... ...ounding, the MPPDA represented approximately 70 to 80 percent of the films made in the United States.[2] The main focus of the MPP... ...t investment from Wall Street, while simultaneously ensuring that American films had a "clean moral tone".[2][3] The MPPDA also instituted a code of c... ...issues that movies might encounter in different localities. The MPPDA also made the SRD available to the movie studios to review scripts and advise th... ...ntains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them." On the box: "Under 17 requir... ...ustry describing how piracy affected them. The video spots ran as trailers before movies, and as television advertisements.[84] In 2004, the MPAA bega...

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High Stakes (1931 film)

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... High Stakes is a 1931 comedy drama produced and released by RKO Pictures. The picture was directed by Lowell Sher... ...hillips Smalley - Mr. Gregory References ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Fea... ... References ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1931-40 by The American Film Ins... ... by The American Film Institute, c.1993 ^ High StakesThe AFI Catalog of Feature Films: ... ... 1931 films Films directed by Lowell Sherman Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... 1931 films Films directed by Lowell Sherman Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... 1931 films Films directed by Lowell Sherman Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... films Films directed by Lowell Sherman Films made before the MPAA Production Code R... ... Films directed by Lowell Sherman Films made before the MPAA Production Code RKO Pictures...

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Dishonored (film)

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... English Dishonored is a 1931 Pre-Code romantic spy film made by Paramount Pictures. It was co-w... ...e by Paramount Pictures. It was co-written (with Daniel N. Rubin), directed and edited by Josef von Sternberg. The costume design was by Travis Banton... ...Lieutenant - Firing Squad External links Dishonored at the Internet Movie Database ... ... Films directed by Josef von Sternberg ... ... Silent films ... ... American films Paramount Pictures films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... American films Paramount Pictures films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... American films Paramount Pictures films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...American films Paramount Pictures films Films made before the MPAA Production Code F...

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Green Sheet (filmmaking)

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... Before the formal application of film ratings by the MPAA CARA, the Green Sheet provided recommendations... ... Before the formal application of film ratings by the MPAA CARA, the Green Sheet provided recommendations abo... ...ut age-suitability for major motion pictures in theatrical release. Discontinued shortly after the official MPAA ratings began, the Green Sheet used c... ...ility for major motion pictures in theatrical release. Discontinued shortly after the official MPAA ratings began, the Green Sheet used classification... ...e Hollywood Reporter during the 1960s. It is reasonable to suppose that the United States Film Production Code revisions of 1966, which created the la... ... Reporter during the 1960s. It is reasonable to suppose that the United States Film Production Code revisions of 1966, which created the label "SMA - ... ... Birds In Peru A The recommendations were not necessarily made purely on the basis of the presence or basis of ob... ...01:A Space Odyssey could be designated as MY-A despite not having as much violent intensity as films such as Ice Station Zebra (Y-MY-A). There is not ... ...etween MPAA ratings applied by CARA and the Green Sheet classifications. (For example, G rated films like Popi or The Stalking Moon could receive Gree...

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Redskin (film)

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... Production background Color film was used for the scenes taking place on the Indians' land, while black and white was use... ... taking place on the Indians' land, while black and white was used only in the scenes set in the white man's world. Roughly three-fourths of the film ... ... See also List of early color feature films The Vanishing American (1925) ... ...ovie Database Categories 1929 films All film articles using the film date template ... ...ms Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code American silent ... ... Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code American silent featu... ... Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code American silent feature films ... ...ms Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code American silent ... ... Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code American silent featu...

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Am Sklavenmarkt

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... Am Sklavenmarkt Schwarzer films 1906-1911 - First image:Am Sklave... ...nguage Silent Am Sklavenmarkt (German: "at the slave market") is a short 1907 Aust... ...rt 1907 Austrian pornographic film directed by Johann Schwarzer (1880-1914) at his studio Saturn-Film company. The film is 50 metres long. It is possi... ...14) at his studio Saturn-Film company. The film is 50 metres long. It is possibly the first Austrian film ever made and one of the earliest films to u... ... company. The film is 50 metres long. It is possibly the first Austrian film ever made and one of the earliest films to use erotic elements in Austria... ... Black-and-white films 1900s pornographic films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Black-and-white films 1900s pornographic films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...ack-and-white films 1900s pornographic films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...nd-white films 1900s pornographic films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ...

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Woman Hungry (film)

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... Written by Howard Estabrook based on the play by William Vaughn Moody ... ... Woman Hungry is a 1931 musical western film photographed entirely in Technicolor. It was based on the play The Great Divide (from 1906) w... ...ost film. No prints are known to exist. See also List of lost films List of ... ... References ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1931-40 by The American Film Ins... ... Films based on plays Films directed by Clarence G. Badger Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...lms based on plays Films directed by Clarence G. Badger Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...n plays Films directed by Clarence G. Badger Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...ys Films directed by Clarence G. Badger Films made before the MPAA Production Code F... ... Films directed by Clarence G. Badger Films made before the MPAA Production Code Films shot i...

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Film censorship in the United States

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...This article is about film censorship in the United States. Contents ... ... 1.1 Production Code 1.2 The Pawnbroker and the end of the Code ... ... 2 List of banned films 3 Film censors ... ...statute of the State of Maine that prohibited the exhibition of prizefight films.[2] Maine enacted the statute to prevent the exhibition of the 1897 h... ...ilms released on or after July 1, 1934 to obtain a certificate of approval before being released. For more than thirty years following, virtually all ... ...mistress", and it was released without a certificate of approval. He later made The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), which portrayed the prohibited sub... ... Picture Association of America.[4] On a 6-3 vote, the MPAA granted the film an "exception" conditional on "reduction in the lengt... ...ilms released on or after July 1, 1934 to obtain a certificate of approval before being released. For more than thirty years following, virtually all ... ...mistress", and it was released without a certificate of approval. He later made The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), which portrayed the prohibited sub...

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Wanderer of the Wasteland (1924 film)

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... Based on Wanderer of the Wasteland  by Zane ... ... Cinematography Arthur Ball Production company ... ... Silent English intertitles Wanderer of the Wasteland is a 1924 American silent... ... Contents 1 Plot 2 Production background ... ...lobby poster; (flickr) Categories 1924 films All film ar... ... All film articles using the film date template 1920s Western (genre) films Adaptations... ... Films based on novels Films directed by Irvin Willat Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films based on novels Films directed by Irvin Willat Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...sed on novels Films directed by Irvin Willat Films made before the MPAA Production Code ...

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Those We Love

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...nguage English Those We Love is a 1932 Pre code American film directed by Robert F... ... is a 1932 Pre code American film directed by Robert Florey. Kenneth MacKenna plays a young author who marries the woman who bought the first copy of ... ...first copy of his book. Their happy married life is later threatened by another female.[1] The film was independently produced and... ... References ^ Those We LoveThe AFI Catalog of Feature Films: ... ... Films directed by Robert Florey ... ... American films Films directed by Robert Florey Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... American films Films directed by Robert Florey Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...erican films Films directed by Robert Florey Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...n films Films directed by Robert Florey Films made before the MPAA Production Code 1...

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Framed (1930 film)

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Blood Money (1933 film)

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...orge Bancroft Judith Anderson Frances Dee Production company ... ... Dee as a thrill-seeking, larcenous beauty who fatefully catches Bailey's eye. This marked the film debut of Anderson (better know... ... This marked the film debut of Anderson (better known for her next role, housekeeper Mrs. Danvers in the 1940 Rebecca). The film was conside... ...role, housekeeper Mrs. Danvers in the 1940 Rebecca). The film was considered to be lost for nearly forty years before reappearing.[1] ... ... Blood Money at AllMovie Categories English-language films 1933 films ... ...lms 1933 films American films American crime films Black-and-w... ... American crime films Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... American crime films Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... American crime films Black-and-white films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ...

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Recaptured Love

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... Written by Charles Kenyon based on the play Misdeal by Basil Woon ... ...lish Recaptured Love (1930) is an All-Talking musical drama film based on the play Misdeal by Basil Woon about a ... ...rvation The film survives complete. It was transferred unto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions in the 1950's and shown on ... ...ist/title.asp?film_id=34834 Categories English-language films 1930 films ... ...gories English-language films 1930 films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...s English-language films 1930 films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... English-language films 1930 films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... English-language films 1930 films Films made before the MPAA Production Code W... ...1930 films Films made before the MPAA Production Code Warner Bros. films American co...

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Torch Singer

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... Edited by Eda Warren Production company ... ...nguage English Torch Singer is a 1933 film made by Paramount Pictures, directed by... ...Somnes, and starring Claudette Colbert, Ricardo Cortez and David Manners and Lyda Roberti. The screenplay was written by Lenore J.... ...p;style=movie External links Torch Singer at the TCM Movie Database ... ... Films directed by Alexander Hall ... ... Categories 1933 films All film ar... ... Black-and-white films Films based on short fiction Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Black-and-white films Films based on short fiction Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ...and-white films Films based on short fiction Films made before the MPAA Production Code ...

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History of film

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...ught this mass media from its early stages as an obscure novelty to one of the most important tools of communication and entertainment in the modern w... ...ommunication and entertainment in the modern world. Film has existed since the late 19th century, and in the time since has had a broad impact on the ... ... Documentary films about the film industry ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... Films made before the MPAA Production Code ...

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General Crack

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... Written by J. Grubb Alexander Walter Anthony based on the novel by George R. Preedy ... ...e drama film with Technicolor sequences which was produced by Warner Bros. in 1929 and released early in 1930. The film was directed by Alan Crosland ... ... (Lowell Sherman) after demanding the sister of the emperor in marriage as well as half of gold of the Empire. Before he has finished his work, howeve... ...phone soundtrack at all. See also List of early color feature films List of ... ... Films directed by Alan Crosland ... ...ilms 1930 films 1930s historical films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... 1930 films 1930s historical films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... 1930 films 1930s historical films Films made before the MPAA Production Code ... ... 1930 films 1930s historical films Films made before the MPAA Production Code L...

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