Record #742

Date:
26/12/1931
Record Type:
Letter and reply
From/By:
Leo Spitz, (with RKO in 1937) Chicago lawyer
To:
Mr Charles C. Pettijohn, General Counsel, MPPDA
Reel:
Reel 9
Frame Start:
9-1198
Frame End:
9-1199
Legacy ID:
750
Legacy Year:
1931
Legacy Index:
Censor - Chicago

Spitz writes of Dinneen, "I am not surprised by his attitude. I was with the Mayor about an hour on Thursday in connection with this matter and am making considerable progress. At this meeting he told me of a run-in he had with your good friend Dinneen, at which time he told him that he would not be dictated to with respect to the personnel of or method of operating the censorship board ..." Chicago censor board

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"... He also advised Dinneen that he was aware that he had slipped something over on him when he, through the cooperation of the former Chief of Police, succeeded in having Mrs. Riley put on the Board without his knowledge or consent ..."

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