MPPDA

AcronymDefinition
MPPDAMotion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (now Motion Picture Association of America)
MPPDAMotion Picture Producers & Directors Association
MPPDAMadison Park and Pleasure Drive Association (Lakeshore Nature Preserve; University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI)
MPPDAMedicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association
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En cuanto a la Oficina Hays, su verdadera denominacion era Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA).
When the MPPDA and Breen Office censorship hindered such efforts, the latter half of the 1930s witnessed the rise of agit-prop films by independent producers.
MPPDA: Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America
planned to break" the Code, like most studios Paramount quickly learned the art of sexual innuendo and indirection, making gestures toward the MPPDA's and the Production Code's rules (Thunderous 44).
The rejection of state-imposed censorship in this referendum is a clear example of the strong campaigns run by the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association (MPPDA) against government involvement in the censoring of films.
La MPPDA se transformo en una institucion mediadora entre las presiones de los distintos mercados y los procesos de produccion de peliculas en Hollywood.
Los guiones no podian filmarse sin tener la aprobacion de los censores de la MPPDA.
Para conseguir estos fines, la MPPDA con la ayuda del Departamento de Estado comenzo a solicitar informes sobre los codigos de censura en cada pais del mundo, de modo de evitar lo acontecido en 1922, cuando hubo una reaccion furiosa del publico y las autoridades politicas mexicanas ante peliculas como Moran of the Lady Betty, por dar una idea lastimosa de ese pais, y Husband's Trade Mark, en la que la protagonista Lois Miller, interpretada por la famosa estrella Gloria Swanson, era atacada por un grupo de bandidos mexicanos quienes querian violarla.
[9] The impact of the Code on regulating films has been hotly contested in recent decades, and especially after the release in the 1980s of the vast files of the MPPDA. (8) Briefly, scholars divide themselves into those who think the Code was more symbolic than effective, and those who think the Catholic Church, in particular, used it to censor movies quite effectively.
Will Hays, a former post-master general under the Harding administration, had attempted to institute a method of industry self-regulation in 1930 through the MPPDA, but his attempts were impotent, due to a lack of government backing and industry clout.
More than in 1922, when the moguls formed the Motion Pictures Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA) to put their best face forward, and more than in 1930, when the MPPDA adopted a Production Code but left it toothless, Hollywood in 1934 incited a withering barrage of righteous anger and moral opprobrium.
La comparaison entre les criteres du Code de la MPPDA (Motion Picture Producers ami Distributors of America) et ceux du Bureau de censure ne constitue qu'une rare exception a cette pratique.