Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Will's Friends Expect Him to Clean the Place Up in Short Order -- January 12, 2022


Daily Ardmoreite, 18-January-1922

Worried about scandals spoiling customers' views of Hollywood and leading to inconsistent censorship laws all around the country, motion picture industry leaders invited Harding Administration Postmaster General Will H Hays to come to California and chair the new Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America. The MPPDA created the Motion Picture Production Code, a list of dos and donts for filmmakers. We will hear more about the Hays Office and the Hays Code.

Exhibitors Herald, 28-January-1922

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