“The American public wants its movies passionate but pure”. The Question of Morality in American Film Censorship of the 1920s


Term Paper, 2012

33 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Demanding Morality, Calling for Censorship
2.1. State Censorship Boards
2.2. Reform Groups
2.3. The `Hays Office´

3. Morality Restored? Impacts of early 1920 Film Censorship
3.1. Filmmakers and Actors
3.2. The Hays Office and the Need for a Formal Production Code

4. Conclusion

5. Works Cited

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Title
“The American public wants its movies passionate but pure”. The Question of Morality in American Film Censorship of the 1920s
College
University of Göttingen  (Seminar für Mittlere und Neuere Geschichte)
Course
The "Roaring Twenties": Die Massenkultur der 1920er Jahre in transatlantischer Perspektive
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2012
Pages
33
Catalog Number
V537937
ISBN (eBook)
9783346143570
ISBN (Book)
9783346143587
Language
English
Keywords
american history, film censorship, production code, film studies, morality
Quote paper
Amelie Meyer (Author), 2012, “The American public wants its movies passionate but pure”. The Question of Morality in American Film Censorship of the 1920s, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/537937

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