ID Date Type Description Summary
52 1922-06-07 Miscellaneous Correspondence and telegrams to and from Hays, involving studios and the Labor Council, concerning the unionization disp...
130 1922-06-26 Miscellaneous Extensive documentation concerning the Uniform Exhibition Contract. Hays is being careful to construct the contract in ...
51 1922-07-01 Miscellaneous Items concerning the formation of the National Exchange Managers Association to foster the common interests of distribut...
20 1922-12-23 Miscellaneous Summary of responses by committee members (including resignations) to Hays' report on Arbuckle case; miscellaneous perso...
24 1923-02-09 Miscellaneous Summary of the various actions that members of the Committee intend to take about the Arbuckle affair. Most intend to is...
30 1923-04-07 Miscellaneous "Action to be taken by Members of the Committee on public relations in re: 'The Covered Wagon'." Reactions of Committee...
34 1923-12-01 Miscellaneous A listing of Joy's activities as Executive Secretary, December 1923 -- November 1924. Constitutes summary of numbers o...
137 1924-06-01 Miscellaneous This concerns a furore over an advertisement for "Daughters of Today," which mentions Leopold and Loeb. In corresponden...
185 1924-12-01 Miscellaneous Documentation relating to copyright, including a 1924 legislative proposal for extending the rights of the author, and a...
1324 1925-01-27 Miscellaneous Various information concerning the Saturday Morning Movie. Includes correspondence within industry, outline of aims, pr...
236 1925-03-01 Miscellaneous Documents relating to "unenforceability of contract for personal services against employee after five years," and enforc...
227 1925-04-24 Miscellaneous Documents relating to censorship, some apparently drawn from Pettijohn's file. They include both pro and anti-censorshi...
1339 1925-07-03 Miscellaneous Various correspondence involving the Connecticut Tax Law Case. Included here is a large number of the court documents.Do...
1336 1925-09-08 Miscellaneous Greater Movie Season Celebration. Various press releases relating to a national essay writing contest, "What The Motion ...
235 1925-11-27 Miscellaneous Documents relating to the establishment and promotion of the Central Casting Corporation, partly designed to stem the ti...
1338 1925-12-01 Miscellaneous Various correspondence regarding legal advice on the judgment in the Paramore vs. Sennett copyright case. Relates to the...
1350 1926-02-16 Miscellaneous The Regional Distributors Association has applied for, and been granted, membership to the MPPDA. Association concerned ...
1352 1926-05-21 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposal for a new Archives Building in Washington, including a facility for storing motion p...
1360 1926-06-29 Miscellaneous Pierre Artigue, patent owner of a "glass shot process" (painting scenery onto a shadowgraph screen), is suing Famous Pla...
272 1926-08-26 Miscellaneous The Greater Movie Season is a repeat of a similar exercise tried in 1925. It is made up of a series of promotional gimm...
1300 1926-10-02 Miscellaneous There is concern about Joe Schenck's plans to adapt a Broadway play, A Woman Disputed. Reports are made of the play, of ...
362 1926-10-30 Miscellaneous There is a large amount of detailed material relating to plans to produce medical and surgical instructional films. A s...
2041 1926-11-02 Miscellaneous Correspondence , statements, draft agreements and articles, including statistics, on the development of arbitration in t...
1414 1926-11-06 Miscellaneous Various discussions about the industry's selling season and new suggestions for greater profit. Two principal suggestion...
380 1927-01-01 Miscellaneous A collection of articles by Lamar Trotti. Of special interest are his articles about the use of motion pictures in the ...
2059 1927-01-05 Miscellaneous Documents and articles on arbitration in the motion picture industry
1385 1927-01-25 Miscellaneous Fair amount of information concerning specific disputes over actors contracts. Included here are Sheridan Ross (and Path...
1402 1927-02-23 Miscellaneous Information concerning the distribution of non-theatrical films following the topic's discussion at the Federal Trade Pr...
3378 1927-03-25 Miscellaneous Documents pertaining to meetings of Sales managers discussing zoning plans for the exhibition of first run films in St ...
1393 1927-03-31 Miscellaneous Information regarding a dispute between MGM and Monument Theatre Corp. Includes correspondence and court summons and co...
1408 1927-04-11 Miscellaneous An nation-wide experiment in the use of motion pictures in classrooms is to be undertaken to discover the effect, if any...
1400 1927-05-16 Miscellaneous Information about plans for a super news reel entitled "Keeping Pace with the Advancing Curriculum,"depicting education ...
1406 1927-06-15 Miscellaneous Platten seeks advice regarding the validity of the membership of the Producers Distributing Corp. since its merger with ...
1371 1927-06-24 Miscellaneous A large amount of information, mainly correspondence, relating to the formation and organisation of "booking circuits" b...
1392 1927-06-29 Miscellaneous Various information regarding new zoning plans for the exhibition of first run films in St Louis, Seattle, Portland, Oma...
1389 1927-07-13 Miscellaneous Various correspondence, attendance lists and rough minutes of the Association's law committee. All in relation to the es...
1424 1927-07-27 Miscellaneous Large amount of general information about the use of educational films in schools and the place of non-theatrical films ...
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...
368 1927-10-01 Miscellaneous File relating to the sex-hygiene movie The Naked Truth. Includes an article in The Medical Journal and Record that supp...
379 1927-10-01 Miscellaneous Producers are anxious to arrive at a system of Inter-American Trademark Registration to reduce their vulnerability to pi...
2060 1927-10-10 Miscellaneous Typescripts of series of articles on "The Best Cared For Children in America," on children in the motion picture industr...
355 1927-10-17 Miscellaneous Several documents relating to international quotas and trade restrictions. Includes a copy of the British Cinematograph...
1412 1927-11-11 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposed new plan for the registration of motion picture titles. This plan is a cooperative ef...
1399 1927-11-28 Miscellaneous Collection of inquiries and concerns concerning the use of music in films and the copyright issues surrounding it. Inclu...
375 1927-12-01 Miscellaneous The American Association for the Advancement of Atheism complains about the treatment of atheists in the movies, giving ...
3237 1927-12-15 Miscellaneous Memorandum between the Authors' League of America, the Dramatists Guild of the Authors League, the Authors Guild of the ...
448 1928-01-01 Miscellaneous First National is interested in doing business in South Africa, and wants to find out the financial status of Kinemas Lt...
1442 1928-01-01 Miscellaneous Various information regarding a delegation of women from Quebec discussing their reservations about motion pictures to P...
415 1928-01-11 Miscellaneous The English picture Dawn (about Edith Cavell), produced by Wilcox, is offensive to the German government, so the MPPDA h...
447 1928-01-13 Miscellaneous McCormick responds to newspaper article by Sachs that questioned the extravagance of location shooting in Her Wild Oat, ...
1486 1928-02-20 Miscellaneous Small amount of general information relating to the advertising credential committee. WAMPAS.
1439 1928-03-03 Miscellaneous Various information concerning the proposed Brookhart Bill, which is anti-block booking. Contains reactions and response...
1488 1928-03-06 Miscellaneous Information regarding the introduction of cultural courses on motion pictures into colleges. The first such course, on p...
390 1928-03-07 Miscellaneous Ford is general manager for the New England District of theatres. The document includes details of theatre admission pr...
1464 1928-03-08 Miscellaneous File concerning the Independent Motion Picture Exhibitor's Association. Includes the Certificate of Incorporation and By...
1479 1928-04-03 Miscellaneous Very large, and general, file on the standard exhibition contract. Mostly questions and queries concerning the contract ...
1450 1928-04-17 Miscellaneous A group of press releases and press clippings concerning the National Society of Daughters of American Revolution (Bette...
470 1928-05-01 Miscellaneous All kinds of community participation projects are being drummed up for a promotion called Music Week: concerts in motion...
3240 1928-05-11 Miscellaneous Various materials on copyright, including a series of reports by Charles Campbell Jr. on the conference considering revi...
1468 1928-05-25 Miscellaneous Sentry Safety Control Corp. has invented a device which prevents fires in film projectors. The Fox circuit of theatres h...
1462 1928-06-01 Miscellaneous Information regarding the Trade Practice Conference for the motion picture industry and the resolutions decided upon and...
452 1928-06-18 Miscellaneous Many documents on the Geneva Conference and unsuccessful French attempts to have it approve restrictions on foreign (Ame...
460 1928-06-26 Miscellaneous Documents on influence of the screen include comments on the influence on overseas trade, and the enlightening effects o...
1455 1928-07-02 Miscellaneous Various information regarding Eastman Teaching Films including a lengthy press release announcing its formation and its ...
1480 1928-07-04 Miscellaneous Large amount on the proposed changes to the uniform exhibition contract in order for it to cover both silent and sound m...
1472 1928-07-08 Miscellaneous Small collection on actor's Equity. Includes information about, and a copy of, the new uniform contract between contract...
438 1928-08-03 Miscellaneous A meeting is called between General Sales Managers, General Counsel, and representatives of news-reel divisions, concern...
489 1928-09-21 Miscellaneous More examples of Trotti's prodigious output. Subjects include censorship, the effects of motion pictures on children, i...
1459 1928-11-06 Miscellaneous Collection about the motion picture "The Eighth Art", a film produced in close connection with the association. It is a ...
1478 1928-11-19 Miscellaneous File on proposed changes to the motion picture selling season and the differing opinions on the subject. Debate rages th...
386 1928-12-01 Miscellaneous Several documents relate to Abram Myers move to Allied States.
1473 1928-12-31 Miscellaneous Information concerning the Central Casting Corporation. An article by Lamar Trotti is included, entitled "Casting in the...
645 1929-01-09 Miscellaneous Hays sends out examples of advertisements for sex-hygiene films and related adverse editorials: "Our member companies do...
1513 1929-01-21 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the golden jubilee celebration of the electrical light. Edison is being honored and the MP...
455 1929-01-24 Miscellaneous Universal, Metro-Goldwyn, MGM Bray and Paramount are sending shipments of films to selected leper colonies -- in this ...
611 1929-03-01 Miscellaneous Fisher reviews New Year's Eve (which was made by Fox without reference to Joy) noting in passing that the plot hinges on...
1522 1929-03-07 Miscellaneous Further information on the French medical film "Mitosis". The owner is no longer willing to sell the film to Harold Smit...
1307 1929-03-25 Miscellaneous Documents on the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) Commission on the Motion Picture and Drama -- ...
1495 1929-05-03 Miscellaneous Collection on the motion picture exhibit on the Atlantic City Steel Pier. This ranges from general Public Relations info...
596 1929-05-16 Miscellaneous Roger W. Babson has made widely-published statements accusing the movies of being responsible for the rise in the crime ...
598 1929-05-21 Miscellaneous An East Coast equivalent of Joy's Studio Relations Office has been formed headed by McKenzie (personnel listed). Docume...
660 1929-06-06 Miscellaneous This is "a series of newspaper stories for exhibitors about to introduce talking pictures" from Warners. Titles are: Th...
1518 1929-06-25 Miscellaneous Large file on the psychological effects of film viewing. Shows the concern the MPPDA has over the belief that motion pic...
1310 1929-07-09 Miscellaneous The Churchman attacks Hays and the industry in its editorials. They fight back through the motion picture magazines, en...
612 1929-08-01 Miscellaneous Furnace Troubles is a comedy in which a card game is constantly interrupted by one player having to attend to his furnac...
1516 1929-08-02 Miscellaneous Various information about First National pictures Smiling Irish Eyes and Twin Beds. Censorship. Many of documents are en...
1517 1929-08-16 Miscellaneous Information regarding the franchise opportunity for independent theatre owners and RKO and Tiffany-Stahl. General releas...
644 1929-09-20 Miscellaneous The Motion Picture Radio Communication Corporation is officially dissolved. The file contains the original charter of t...
595 1929-09-24 Miscellaneous 200 community leaders took part in an MPPDA-sponsored conference with studio heads to assess the state of the industry u...
1520 1929-11-20 Miscellaneous Opening of the new call bureau for players. General information. Casting bureau.
1521 1929-11-20 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposed medical films to be used for educational purposes. Negotiations for two sound medical...
605 1929-12-10 Miscellaneous A fire at a Path N.Y. sound stage on 10 December 1929 resulted in the deaths of ten people. MPPDA concern that deaths wi...
1613 1929-12-12 Miscellaneous Problems regarding the advertising of MGM's The Divorcee starring Norma Shearer. Based on the controversial book Ex-Wif...
1281 1929-12-20 Miscellaneous Anticipating the forthcoming Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) report on motion pictures, Millike...
1524 1929-12-20 Miscellaneous General information on the meeting of the Law Committee held on 20 December 1929. Includes attendance.
1636 1930-01-01 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the exhibition of motion pictures on Sundays, including a summary of the Sunday movie camp...
1643 1930-01-03 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the censorship troubles over Tiffany production Party Girl. Production Code. See separate ...
732 1930-02-01 Miscellaneous Collection of newspaper stories about juvenile delinquency and crime in which they claim to have been inspired by movies...
1599 1930-02-04 Miscellaneous "Newspapers and Movies Not to Blame". Clipping from Canadian newspaper arguing against blaming the press and motion pict...
1228 1930-03-01 Miscellaneous The history of the MPPDA's association with the Church and Drama League, and George Reid Andrews. Protestant attitude c...
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