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Closing the Ring () - IMDbIn late , brightly colored posters warned moviegoers of a frightful creature lumbering soon to the silver screen. Yes, it was a teaser for The Mummy , the iconic horror film starring Boris Karloff as a resurrected Egyptian priest with a deadly mission to track down the spirit of his forbidden lover, princess Ankh-es-en-amon played by Zita Johann. The studio had been struggling financially, and it hoped to entice audiences with frightful monsters that would stoke curiosity and fear. First came Dracula, followed by Frankenstein which also featured the indelible Karloff as the lead creepy creature , The Invisible Man , Wolf Man and others. A stunning archaeological discovery also helped boost enthusiasm for The Mummy.
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Pre-Code Hollywood refers to the brief era in the American film industry between the widespread adoption of sound in pictures in  and the enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code censorship guidelines, popularly known as the "Hays Code", in mid Although the Code was adopted in , oversight was poor, and it did not become rigorously enforced until July 1, , with the establishment of the Production Code Administration PCA. Before that date, movie content was restricted more by local laws, negotiations between the Studio Relations Committee SRC and the major studios, and popular opinion, than by strict adherence to the Hays Code, which was often ignored by Hollywood filmmakers. As a result, some films in the late s and early s depicted or implied sexual innuendo , miscegenation , mild profanity , illegal drug use , promiscuity , prostitution , infidelity , abortion , intense violence , and homosexuality. Along with featuring stronger female characters, films examined female subject matters that would not be revisited until decades later in US films. Robinson got their start in the era. Other stars who excelled during this period, however, like Ruth Chatterton who decamped to England and Warren William the so-called "king of Pre-Code", who died in , would wind up essentially forgotten by the general public within a generation.
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In the weeks ahead of Warner Bros. For the remainder of the opening weekend, the Huntington Beach Police Department will provide patrols at Century Theater. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study. Source: The Hollywood Reporter. Showrunner Lauren S. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
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