Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fatty Arbuckle’s Scandal Leads To Change in the MPPDA

 The Fatty Arbuckle Trial was momentous for the 1920s and the American Film Industry.  During the time, the trial and scandal that he was associated with rocked the world, much like how scandals of celebrities today circulate as “big news”. … Continue reading

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HCUA and The Hollywood Ten

From the late 1940’s to the late 1950’s most Americans were experiencing a huge political oppression called “The Second Red Scare” or “McCarthyism”.  World War II had recently ended and there was strong opposition to communism.  Thousands of regular citizens … Continue reading

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