Cinema: Don'ts

Two months ago Will Hays, head of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, Inc., keeper of Hollywood's celluloid morals, told picture makers to find some less revealing garment than the sweater in which to clothe their shapely ingenues. Betimes, Mr. Hays worked on the Hollywood dictionary. Some of his latest don'ts (the parentheses are his):

> Words & phrases to be omitted from all pictures:

Alley cat (applied to a woman)

Broad (applied to a woman)

God, Lord, Jesus, Christ (unless used reverently)


Fairy (in a vulgar sense)

"Fire"—cries of

Goose (in a vulgar sense)

Hot (applied to a woman)

"In your hat"


Nuts (except when meaning "crazy")

Razzberry (the...

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