ID Date Type Description Summary
35 1922-12-06 Letter Re new copyright legislation. If we become members of the Berne Copyright Union it would result in a tremendous saving t...
36 1922-12-09 Letter Seeks comment on the copyright legislation. Includes a copy of the bill itself.
37 1923-02-27 Letter Concern re proposed copyright legislation. Includes acknowledgements of earlier letters from Swarts in December 1922.
187 1924-05-12 Memo Smith and studio representatives discuss the stance they will adopt at a hearing of a Copyright Bill scheduled for 05-15...
186 1924-10-01 Correspondence Various letters concerning the rights to film the play Wildfire. Swarts is buying the rights from T. Hays Hunter and wa...
195 1924-11-06 Record of meeting Reports of Scenario Editors' Meetings, November-December 1924
185 1924-12-01 Miscellaneous Documentation relating to copyright, including a 1924 legislative proposal for extending the rights of the author, and a...
1326 1925-02-28 Memo Regarding the Perkins Bill before the Committee on Patents. The bill could not be agreed upon and no action will be curr...
1325 1925-03-01 Correspondence Author William B. Laub objects to the use of the title "Lady of the Night" by Metro-Goldwyn. He claims it is the title o...
1328 1925-07-08 Record of meeting Copyright legislation. Meeting of the subcommittee elected to redraft the Perkins Bill. Meeting an attempt to determine ...
2046 1925-11-12 Court ruling Documents relating to a case between author Paramore and Mack Sennett Corporation, over the use of the title "Yukon Jake...
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...
2074 1927-05-12 Court ruling Judge's opinions in several cases relating to plagiarism and copyright, circulated to the Law Committee
1410 1927-06-19 Report Beatty highlights the problem of studios being accused of plagiarism. The situation is so bad that most producers are r...
1420 1927-07-26 Letter Beatty informing Silverman that an advertisement displayed in a recent issue of Variety claiming that the El Brendel pro...
1399 1927-11-28 Miscellaneous Collection of inquiries and concerns concerning the use of music in films and the copyright issues surrounding it. Inclu...
1390 1927-12-07 Letter A copy of letter to all sales managers regarding a meeting to discuss the 1928 budgets for the Film Boards of Trade and ...
409 1928-01-27 Record of meeting The MPPDA Copyright Committee and Law Committee meet and resolve "that the matter of foreign and domestic copyright legi...
2089 1928-05-04 Legal document/s judicial opinion on copyright cases.
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