Records » Record #1238
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- Mr Charles C. Pettijohn, General Counsel, MPPDA
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- Meetings - MPPDA Board
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Memo regarding the legislative situation facing the motion picture industry. This memo was circulated to the board of directors at the meeting held on 10 December 1930. Tax. impending tax legislation: "our industry, being an amusement industry, properly today pays less taxes than any other industry in America. Box-office statements published in our trade papers are not helpful ..." Reliance noted on "friends of the industry" to combat legislation; potential differences in interests of independents and circuit theatres, following taxes on chain stores. Agenda for meeting of Board of Directors, including "organization of demand for educational pictures".
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