ID Date Type Description Summary
98 1923-09-15 Report Hanmer speech against censorship in favour of locally, not centrally organized Better Films committees working with exhi...
248 1923-11-01 Pamphlet The Civic Forum leads with the article, "Churches Unite for Wholesome Motion Pictures," and goes on to outline several i...
154 1923-12-10 Letter Mrs Wright recommends action to get certain movies banned. (Letter from Beetson to Hays, 03-17-1924, indicates Mrs King...
263 1923-12-31 Pamphlet 'The Growth of the Censorship Idea," an anti-censorship tract by George Haven Putnam, published by the American Rights L...
140 1924-01-21 Letter Apparently Russell has sought the opinions of editors on motion picture advertising. Marshall's letter deplores scandal...
3262 1924-01-25 Memo Censor BoardsUseful statement showing the various censor boards and the branches controlling the territories over which ...
146 1924-08-19 Memo Smith suggests using the influence of the Presbyterian Church to publicize a favourable editorial in the Los Angeles Tim...
167 1924-09-01 Correspondence Censorship trouble over Vitagraph's Between Friends. The New York censors passed it on condition that certain eliminati...
170 1924-09-01 Memos Herron, Hess and Smith spent an objectionable night at the movies with Father Kelly and friend, watching Between Friends...
194 1924-09-10 Record of meeting Reports of Meetings of Publicity Managers, August-December 1924. Includes discussion of withdrawing financial support fr...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
169 1924-09-25 Letter Smith agrees at once to recall all prints of Between Friends and make the cuts suggested by McMahon. (Later -- 10-10-...
179 1924-10-09 Memo Outlines the necessity of providing special programmes for children, since it is unreasonable "to judge all motion pictu...
202 1924-10-25 Letter Includes a copy of the resolution taken at the MPPDA Board of Directors meeting of 10-23-1924, which recognizes that "re...
181 1924-11-30 Letter Mrs Bennett is President of the Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. She lists 32 salacious film tit...
180 1924-12-29 Letter Mrs Gibbs is Vice President of The Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. Her letter is explicitly ant...
250 1925-01-01 Various Scanlon's National Motion Picture Conference: main problem Mrs Snow former Ohio censor, whose attack on Hays received wi...
3255 1925-01-01 Statement "CENSORSHIP A MENACE TO DEMOCRACY" -- WALSH"... So long as there are general laws (it they are not ample or broad enough...
226 1925-01-14 Pamphlet "The Motion Picture Situation and the Need for Federal Regulation of the Film Industry." It argues in favor of censorsh...
3261 1925-02-14 Report Summary of current censorship situation and argument against censorship (possibly authored by Lamar Trotti.
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