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The Hays Office [*SIGNED*]

By: Moley, Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis/New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1945)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 24705

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [clean and solid copy, lightly shelfworn; slight fading to spine cloth, gilt lettering somewhat dulled on both spine and front cover]. (B&W photo frontispiece) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. A thorough and detailed accounting of the operations of the Production Code Administration, locus of the movie industry's self-censorship mechanism from the 1930s through the 1960s. Generally known colloquially as "the Hays Office" (hence the title), on the front lines in Hollywood it was more often referred to as "the Breen Office," since the studios we... View more info