Category Archives: Forbidden Hollywood

Forbidden Hollywood. BABY FACE ( 1933)

Today’s review is courtesy of Cracked Rear Viewer Made before any ratings system was put in place. Baby Face is a movie that made many censors gasp at the idea of a woman being that sexually confident.  If this was … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: The Divorcee 1930

Before the Hayes code was put in to effect as the early ratings system in 1934. Movies around that time had rougher subject matter and showed a lot of things that were considered to be taboo. The ones from this … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: Barbarella 1968

Yes I know this is not a precode movie, but I still believe it belongs in this section. Mainly because there is no way this movie would have been released today with just a PG rating.   Barbarella  1968 Cast: Jane Fonda, Dave … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: The Prowler 1951

Many of the movies I have listed so far were made before the Hayes code was put into place. Others like the one below were done after the fact.  These features had to work hard within the boundaries of Government … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: The Public Enemy 1931

Before the Hayes code was put in to effect as the early ratings system in 1934.  Movies around that time had rougher subject matter and showed a lot of things that were considered to be taboo. The ones from this … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood: Night Nurse (1931)

This was part of a DVD collection I picked up called Forbidden Hollywood.  This is a great series because it shows movies that were released before the Hayes code was put in to effect as the early ratings system in … Continue reading

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Forbidden Hollywood:Three on a Match (1932)

Three on a Match (1932) Cast: Bette Davis, Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak Writers: Luicien Hubbard, Kubec Glasmon,John Bright Director: Mervyn LeRoy This was part of a DVD collection I picked up called Forbidden Hollywood.  This is a great series because … Continue reading

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