Record #1884

Date:
01/03/1933
Record Type:
Correspondence
Reel:
Reel 10
Frame Start:
10-0520
Frame End:
10-0526
Legacy ID:
1896
Legacy Year:
1933
Legacy Index:
MPPDA - Clause Distribution Contract

Various correspondence regarding the producer-distributor clause -- responding to Hays' letter dated 4 March 1933.Hays wants to insert a new clause in distribution contracts, affirming the distributor's commitment to the Code. As part of the March 1933 crisis, Hays prepares a new clause to be inserted in distribution contracts, in which distributors agree to adhere to the Formula and the Production and Advertising Codes -- clause dated 04 March 1933. Letter from attorney Richard E. Dwight 18 March 1933: "...I assume that one of the important reasons for the insertion of such a clause is to forestall or minimize censorship, with which I am thoroughly in accord."

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