Hays Code


Hays Code
  named after Will Hays, a series of rigid censorship restrictions imposed on films by the Motion Picture Production Code (MPPC) beginning in mid-1934, and enforced/administered by Joseph Breen (in the Breen Office); the code had existed since the late 1920s but wasn't vigorously enforced, and it basically lasted until the late 1960s; the Code explicitly prescribed what couldn't be shown in films, i.e., "nakedness and suggestive dances," "methods of crime," "alleged sex perversion," "illegal drug use," "scenes of passion," "excessive and lustful kissing...", "miscegenation," "pointed profanity," etc.
  Examples: Film that were among the first to be censored for their alleged objectionable material included any of Mae West's works (I'm No Angel (1933)), Baby Face (1933), and the early Weissmuller/Maureen O'Sullivan film Tarzan and His Mate (1934) - which had its nude swimming scene cut; in later installments of the Tarzan/Weissmuller films, Jane's scanty clothing and nudity, and rampant sexuality with Tarzan, would disappear. Before (1934) and After (1941)

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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