Travel back in time to the period between 1927 and 1934, the dawn of talking films dominated by women and before the Hays Code (censorship) was enforced in 1934. Learn how censorship laws changed Hollywood and set women back for decades. This course consists of an overview of three rare films made during the pre-code era. In each class, we will view and discuss that week's film. Lecture (plus questions). Facilitated Discussion. Listening to Music or other audio. Viewing Videos.