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Will H. Hays (1879–1954)


First President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association of America, Will H. Hays had a distinguished career as a politician before that, most notably as Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918-21) and as U.S. Postmaster General under Warren Harding (1921-22). As Postmaster General, he was an outspoken opponant of ... See full bio »

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(age 74) in Sullivan, Indiana, USA

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The greatest of all censors - the American public - is beginning to vote thumbs down on the hard-boiled realism in literature and on the stage, which marked the post-war period... The handwriting, now plainly on the wall, is that America is largely through with the post-war preoccupation with morbidity and crime in literature and drama. The orgy of self-revelation which marked such a large ... See more »

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