Journal 11/Joel Spring’s “Movie as a Form of Education: The Film Production Code of 1930”

The “Hays Code” in the 1930s was a set of rules in which filmmakers were required to follow that prohibited things such as: Crime and immorality Correct standards of life Law had to be respected and upheld Nudity and sexual behavior Mocking religion Drug and alcohol use/distribution Depiction of crime Revenge/murder Homosexuality, interracial relationships, diseases Read More …