from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hays, William Harrison Known as "Will.” 1879-1954. American politician and motion-picture executive who as president of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (1922-1945) established the Production Code (1930), which prescribed the moral content of American films from 1930 to 1966.

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  • n. a town in central Kansas
  • n. United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)
  • n. United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954)


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