ID Date Type Description Summary
191 1924-05-21 Memo An early demonstration of synchronous sound.Demonstration of the Phonofilm, in which synchronous music accompanies the ...
1407 1927-03-01 Letter and reply Mr Purcell believes Vitaphone infringes his patent, which he calls Realistic Moving Pictures. Hess replies, instructing ...
1413 1927-03-01 Correspondence The beginnings of a discourse on the acquiring of rights in regard to "talking movies." Should they be acquired and incl...
2079 1927-10-24 Letter and enclosure/s Hays sends Warner clippings about Vitaphone
1474 1928-01-05 Correspondence Small amount on the meetings of the general sales managers in 1928. Included is the attendance of each meeting. Also inc...
403 1928-03-13 Speech/address 'Censorship in the United States," an address delivered at the Association of the Bar, N.Y. This is a consideration of ...
416 1928-04-27 Letter Isaacs is Assistant Trade Commissioner at the U.S. Department of Commerce in London. These are his reactions to the int...
397 1928-06-18 Letter Censorship problems posed by the introduction of sound, and some strategies for coping with them.
466 1928-06-21 Press release This reports Hays' annual review of the state of the motion picture industry delivered at a meeting of the MPPDA Board o...
424 1928-06-25 Letter and reply Companies are being advised of specific violations they have made of the Don'ts and Be-Carefuls. Warners is reprimanded...
442 1928-06-28 Statement Statement (by Trotti?) critical of the actions of the Pennsylvania Board of Censors in assuming the right to censor spok...
440 1928-08-01 Correspondence This relates to the presentation of the Hoover Acceptance Speech (Fox Movietone) to the board of censors in Columbus, Oh...
438 1928-08-03 Miscellaneous A meeting is called between General Sales Managers, General Counsel, and representatives of news-reel divisions, concern...
402 1928-08-08 Press clipping/s "Talkies Cite Free Speech in War on Censor." Article from The New York Telegram. There is also a smaller clipping, "Ta...
437 1928-08-14 Statement 'Statement in Regard to Licensing by Pennsylvania Board of Censors of Film Entitled "Hoover's Acceptance Speech." The F...
439 1928-08-28 Letter This letter was sent to all MPPDA members. Hays is attempting to orchestrate the response of the industry to sound cens...
441 1928-08-30 Letter Thomas points out that the expensive court actions taken by Warners over the question of sound censorship are designed t...
1466 1928-10-06 Memo A memo concerning Edwin McDougall with the instruction for it to be placed in his file. These previous documents are fou...
436 1928-10-20 Memo Initial responses of various state censorship boards to the introduction of sound. Hess is anxious to find a test case ...
1446 1928-10-25 Letter With sound pictures comprised of shorter reels, questions being asked regarding censorship fees. Paramount wants to know...
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