Record #2308

Date:
14/10/1937
Record Type:
Memo
Reel:
Reel 11
Frame Start:
11-2247
Frame End:
11-2263
Legacy ID:
2321
Legacy Year:
1937
Legacy Index:
MPPDA - Title registration

"A Brief summary of the Development of Title Registration."

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A history of the Title Registration Dept. -- notes that Hays first suggested it in November 1925, instituted in June 1926 to avoid duplication of titles. 10 December 1930 machinery for coping with objectionable titles set up -- Hays to give opinions. 4 December 1933 the Titles Committee codified its rules -- code not states. Later developments largely concerned with the question of whether or not to register titles of old films -- 1936 proposal is to set up an index of release titles, separate from the Title Registration Bureau. Emendations to procedures 14 October 1937.