ID Date Type Description Summary
277 1926-01-16 Draft of letter Joy quotes the professional opinions of Dr George W. Kirchwey and Dr Sanger Brown that movies do not cause crime; on the...
278 1926-01-16 Report "Opinions of a Few Prominent People that Motion Pictures Do Not Cause Juvenile Delinquency." These include prison and c...
276 1926-02-15 Press statement Court statistics show that juvenile delinquency is decreasing despite the popular impression. The statement draws a con...
274 1926-11-22 Letter The judge has been quoted in the press as saying that motion pictures contribute to juvenile delinquency. Here Hays res...
273 1926-12-16 Letter The judge has been quoted in the press as opposing the "unrestrained youthful patronage of motion picture shows," (clipp...
1384 1927-07-19 Correspondence A file concerning the influence of motion pictures on college towns involving the MPPDA and Princeton University. Includ...
396 1927-07-31 Miscellaneous Large volume of material on two Caddo pictures, The Mating Call (about KKK) and The Racket. Hughes very reluctant to ag...
1383 1927-11-12 Memo Memo informing Hays that the United Press are sending out an article entitled "Denies Movies Cause Increase in Crime". I...
471 1928-01-28 Record of conference The speeches made at the fourth annual conference of the National Board of Review (NBR) argue in favour of self governme...
459 1928-03-27 Memo In January, William Edward Hickman murdered Marian Parker. Since then, he has been featured in a newsreel (including De...
2090 1928-03-29 Press clipping New York Times clipping on increasing murder rate.
411 1928-06-25 Various The industry has found a friend in Dr Carleton Simon, a psychiatrist for the New York Police Department and a writer and...
1289 1928-06-25 Speech/address Crime and the Motion Picture. Dr. Simon suggests that movies teach people "lessons of proper human behaviour," but also...
460 1928-06-26 Miscellaneous Documents on influence of the screen include comments on the influence on overseas trade, and the enlightening effects o...
1296 1928-07-17 Memo Evidence of the extent to which the MPPDA took trouble over individual crime incidents in which someone alleged the infl...
431 1928-07-26 Correspondence Various crime pictures have been criticized in Houston. The MPPDA points out that the same films have been recommended ...
1292 1928-08-31 Letter Letter from Hampel of Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission 08-31-1928 protesting the number of crime films: "The Commissi...
2092 1928-09-10 Letter Hays reply -- a standard letter -- to Hampel of Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission 31 August 1928 protesting the number...
412 1928-10-22 Letter It has been proposed that crime motion pictures be banned in Louisville. In a detailed letter, Milliken brings Wolz's a...
1291 1928-10-28 Correspondence Joy and Wilstach correspondence, October 28: Wilstach wants to know why a Syracuse paper should have suggested the MPPDA...
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