ID Date Type Description Summary
96 1923-09-01 Report Famous Players-Lasky (FPL) abandon block-booking from 11-01-1923 - possibilities for community activity promoting more w...
98 1923-09-15 Report Hanmer speech against censorship in favour of locally, not centrally organized Better Films committees working with exhi...
113 1923-12-08 Resume At the Committee meeting the question of block booking was raised. Members were assured that it was dying out. "Recentl...
148 1924-12-04 Memo Amongst the trademark correspondence are a series of summaries of advertisements or possible articles by an independent ...
281 1926-07-14 Memo Apparently a summary of Hays Office activities under the purview of Milliken, incorporating Joy memo (02-2026 - 02-2032)...
329 1927-03-26 Letter & enclosures Business problems posed to Harvard business students, based upon the film industry, and specifically relating to Famous ...
347 1927-07-01 Court ruling Court ruling against Famous Players-Lasky (FPL), ordering it to cease and desist its block-booking activities. It inclu...
1403 1927-07-09 Court proceedings Copy of the findings and order of the Federal Trade Commission against Famous Players-Lasky, Realart Pictures and variou...
1370 1927-08-01 Journal/magazine article Extract copied from Child Welfare Magazine, September 1927, discussing block-booking. Desire is to have appropriate mate...
352 1927-10-01 Press release Claims that the Federal Trade Commission conference has been a success and that similar meetings will be held annually. ...
353 1927-10-01 Record of meeting There are several sets of minutes from meetings of the group of public representatives who organized themselves into a c...
354 1927-10-05 Letter and enclosure/s "Suggested agenda to the Motion Picture Trade Conference which have public relations Interest." A revealing document su...
349 1927-10-10 Record of conference Transcript of Trade Practice Conference on Fair Methods of Competition. Myers hopes to concentrate on public accountabi...
350 1927-10-10 Pamphlet 'Federal Trade Practice Conference for the Motion Picture Industry." Summary of the business of the conference, includi...
2071 1927-10-10 Petition Petition to the Federal Trade Commission to institute proceedings against the MPPDA, the major companies, Film Boards of...
309 1927-10-28 Letter Exchange of letters. Brecher points out to Hays that regardless of any agreement reached at the Trade Practice Conferenc...
467 1927-12-14 Record of meeting Minutes of quarterly meeting of MPPDA Board of Directors. Business includes raising money for the AMPAS; cooperation be...
1369 1927-12-19 Correspondence Letter to Hays informing him that there have been several complaints against Paramount and Metro in relation to block bo...
2065 1927-12-27 Resolution A Resolution Setting Forth the Aims and Purposes of the Board of Trade and Commerce of the Motion Picture Industry of th...
2066 1927-12-27 Speech/address Published version of Cohen's address to the Trade Practices conference. Includes copies of Zukor's 1920 pledge about no...
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