Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971 #2020

Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971 By Matthew J. Prigge Outlaws Rebels Vixens Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee For nearly years the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission MMPC had the last word on what was suitable for exhibition at local movie theaters Born of the high ideals of the Progressive Era the MMPC
  • Title: Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971
  • Author: Matthew J. Prigge
  • ISBN: 9781365105296
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Paperback
  • Outlaws, Rebels, & Vixens: Motion Picture Censorship in Milwaukee, 1914-1971 By Matthew J. Prigge For nearly 60 years, the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission MMPC had the last word on what was suitable for exhibition at local movie theaters Born of the high ideals of the Progressive Era, the MMPC evolved into one of the nation s strictest censor boards, and kept hundreds of scenes and films from playing in Milwaukee that ran elsewhere with little to no interferenceFor nearly 60 years, the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission MMPC had the last word on what was suitable for exhibition at local movie theaters Born of the high ideals of the Progressive Era, the MMPC evolved into one of the nation s strictest censor boards, and kept hundreds of scenes and films from playing in Milwaukee that ran elsewhere with little to no interference From the bawdy antics of silent era comedians to the unabashed sexuality of 1960s, the MMPC saw itself as a defender of Milwaukee s morality throughout a half century of great change and tumult As the first ever book length examination of a local film censor board, Outlaws, Rebels, Vixens tells the long forgotten story of the battle for Milwaukee s cinematic soul Includes a full index of all films either censored or banned by the MMPC.
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    About "Matthew J. Prigge"

    1. Matthew J. Prigge

      Matthew J Prigge is a Milwaukee historian, author, and tour guide He is presently In his fifth year as a tour guide with the Milwaukee Boat Line, leading daily sight seeing tours of the city s rivers and Lake Michigan He is a former staff writer with UW Milwaukee s Encyclopedia of Milwaukee project He is the host of What Made Milwaukee Famous, a weekly radio show on WMSE 91.7 Milwaukee, with a companion blog at expressmilwaukee He is also the host and creator of the Mondo Milwaukee boat tour, an after hours look at some of the most notorious sights in the cityHis writing credits include The Wisconsin Magazine of History, Milwaukee History, the Shepherd Express, Film History, Milwaukee Magazine, and Marquee Magazine His first book, Images of America Manitowoc was published in 2014 His second, Milwaukee Mayhem Murder and Mystery in the Cream City s First Century, will be released in September 2015 by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

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    1. One of the great challenges for any historian attempting to write a book is to make the subject interesting without embellishment The esoteric topic of this book makes it all the challenging, but Matthew Prigge succeeded in keeping my interest in a subject I knew nothing about Film censorship, which today is done at the corporate level in an effort to gain a desired rating, was much localized in the mid 20th century A movie viewed in New York might have content not seen in Dallas or, in this c [...]


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