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Hollywood's Way Of Asserting Cultural Dominance

By Kat Rosenfield writing for reason



In the late 1920s amidst a climate of concerns about edgy films Hollywood created a list of "don'ts and be carefuls"

The taboos were numerous and wide-ranging: "Sexual perversion," drug use, miscegenation, and profanity (including irreligious exclamations of "My God!") were completely off-limits.

There's no longer a list. But its spirit lives on in guidelines, expectations about what can be done when making a movie in Hollywood.


Read the full article at reason