Record #250

Date:
01/01/1925
Record Type:
Various
Reel:
Reel 2
Frame Start:
2-0972
Frame End:
2-1014
Legacy ID:
250
Legacy Year:
1925
Legacy Index:
National Motion Picture Conference
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Additional text in Transcription.

Scanlon's National Motion Picture Conference: main problem Mrs Snow former Ohio censor, whose attack on Hays received wide coverage. Conference attended by only about 100 people, many advertised speakers failed to appear. Connolly's secretary took verbatim notes of the proceedings, which are included. Mrs Snow speaks along the lines of, "I made a good fight but I was not big enough to fight Will Hays ... He owns the state of Ohio." Claims to have been bribed not to condemn movies, and then an attempt was made on her life.

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