Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Out of the Past, Into the Now ~ Hays Code

NPR did a retrospect on the moment 40 years ago (1968) when the Hays Code was done away with in favor of a rating system instead.

Listen here: http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=93301189&m=93455152
Read here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93301189



  1. Thanks that was really interesting. I recently read a terrific book on the Hays Code: "The Dame in the Kimono: Hollywood, Censorship, and the Production Code: by Leonard J. Leff and Jerold L. Simmons.

  2. Thanks for the recommendation!


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