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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Bringing Up Baby'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • May 2, 2014 12:24 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'All About Eve'

All About Eve
The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • April 25, 2014 11:08 AM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Laura'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • April 17, 2014 9:08 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'The Children's Hour'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • April 10, 2014 12:44 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Suddenly Last Summer'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • March 31, 2014 12:38 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Auntie Mame'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • March 20, 2014 2:35 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Rope'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • March 13, 2014 6:36 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Some Like It Hot'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • March 6, 2014 3:38 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Rebel Without a Cause'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • February 27, 2014 6:24 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — “A Streetcar Named Desire”

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • February 20, 2014 1:36 PM
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