golden age of hollywood

  1. Mr_ Bondoc

    F*** The Stutz-Bearcat: An Alternate TL of Film

    The Hays Code was a set of rules that enforced censorship on the American cinema in response to the increase of public complaints about the lewd content of movies and the scandalous behavior of Hollywood movie stars. The increasingly liberal content of Hollywood films, and the scandals...
  2. Mr_Fanboy

    AHC/WI: Victorian Era coincides with the Golden Age of Hollywood

    There are two parts to my question: 1) With no point of divergence before 1800, how far could the technology necessary to jumpstart a functional film industry have advanced without meaningfully speeding up technological advancement outside of anything directly pertaining to this topic? I assume...
  3. WotanArgead

    Pop Culture WI: Paramount win - Studio System never ended?

    In 1948, during the United States Supreme Court case United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc, the court ruled that block booking was unconstitutional. This decision has forever changed the American film industry. But what if Paramount Pictures could win? Was this victory possible? And if so...
  4. DakotaTimeTraveler

    WI Mr Bug Goes To Town Succeeded?

    On December 5, 1941, Fleischer Studios released through Paramount their second animated film "Mr. Bug Goes To Town". The film was a major box office bomb, receiving little promotion from Paramount and also opening two days before Pearl Harbor and America's entry into WW2. This had some...