ID Date Type Description Summary
2780 1936-01-06 Memo Regarding the creation of local conciliation boards for trade disputes between exhibitors and distributors.
2824 1936-01-06 Memo Lists the number of foreign films released in the United States in 1934 and the countries of origin. Total 174. Germany ...
2825 1936-01-06 Memo Issues relating to the fees charged for foreign films submitted to the PCA for approval. Included is small amount of cor...
1151 1936-01-08 Memo The PCA policy on illegitimacy.
2786 1936-01-09 Memo Bell and Howell's application for membership to the MPPDA is still pending.
2717 1936-01-20 Memo Statistics for Annual Report on advertising Code -- details numbers of materials and trailers submitted for approval und...
2716 1936-01-29 Letter Outlines certain responsibilities of companies under the Advertising Code. From 1 February 1936, a fine will be imposed ...
2821 1936-01-31 Memo Fox is refusing to continue submitting a couple of short subject series to the PCA for approval as they are made up of n...
3130 1936-01-31 Memo Routine correspondence.
2789 1936-02-01 Letters File on General Motors travelling show. It is a free show -- movies, vaudeville, etc. -- and theatre owners are claiming...
2787 1936-02-05 Correspondence Theatre owner in Connecticut refusing to sign contracts -- ASCAP has brought legal action.
2820 1936-02-05 Letter Regarding the situation of short subject series that are made up of news reel footage -- should they be submitted to PCA...
1140 1936-02-06 Press release Legion of Decency inaugurates a weekly listing of approved and classified movies
2758 1936-02-06 List The Legion of Decency list of objectionable motion pictures. Classified into those considered to be completely objection...
2819 1936-02-10 Letter Thanking Schwartz for the copy of Columbia's Producers-Distributors Contract. Contract included here.
3117 1936-02-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
2822 1936-02-19 Memo Outlines which companies have and have not been using the clause of 4 March 1933 -- clause to be inserted into contracts...
1135 1936-02-26 Various Re distribution of movies in Germany, especially financial arrangement; also, manufacturing and licensing of recording a...
1150 1936-03-01 Letters Studios have been asking Breen not to put his opinions about scenarios into writing, so he gets Hays to issue him orders...
2733 1936-03-01 Memo Opinion on issues of exhibition -- principally double features. No name attached but clearly written by an exhibitor.
3133 1936-03-17 Memo Routine correspondence.
2732 1936-03-19 Correspondence Small amount of correspondence between the two regarding the issue of double features -- includes some examples of doubl...
2788 1936-03-20 Letter Dispute with MGM over paying for films the theatre does not want to distribute -- Hess advises Somma to speak with MGM.
2817 1936-03-21 Memo Many member and non member companies are in contact with the PCA regarding questionable material, sequences, characters,...
2764 1936-03-27 List of personnel Attendance list and list of proxies for the Board of Directors meeting.
3129 1936-03-29 Memo Routine correspondence.
1138 1936-04-05 Miscellaneous Materials relating to the problems inherent in double-bills.
2833 1936-04-13 Memo Small file relating to a libel suit against Schaefer -- incident took place prior to his employment at UA.
2756 1936-04-21 Telegram The Pope's encyclical has been mistranslated -- he hasn't demanded a greater control of motion pictures -- he has congra...
2757 1936-04-21 Memo There has been a mistranslation of an address given by the Pope -- confusing the words control and regulation in relatio...
2753 1936-04-22 Telegram Pope has praised Catholic bishops and citizens in the United States for the improved moral decency of motion pictures.
2754 1936-04-22 Letter In relation to the improvements of the quality and morality of motion pictures -- "I may say that they are moving in the...
2755 1936-04-22 Telegram The Pope's encyclical has been mistranslated -- he hasn't demanded a greater control of motion pictures -- he has congra...
2752 1936-04-23 Letter The Pope has praised the motion pictures and their improved moral decency.
3132 1936-04-24 Memo Routine correspondence.
2731 1936-04-28 Letter Asking for help for Warner Bros. nation wide survey on double features.
2785 1936-04-30 Telegram Pickford-Lasky Productions wants to apply for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2712 1936-05-01 Minutes of evidence Minutes of evidence taken before the Departmental Committee on Cinematograph Films, Board of Trade, London, together wi...
2813 1936-05-01 Letter Feels the PCA approval costs for distributors of foreign films within America is too high -- particularly when dealing w...
2816 1936-05-01 Memo Some foreign films (particularly British films) while approved by the PCA are not carrying the official PCA seal of appr...
2721 1936-05-04 Press release Regarding the organisation of a bureau to aid upcoming and new playwrights -- the Theatre Guild is feeling the threat of...
2730 1936-05-04 Press release Warner Bros. are conducting a nation wide poll on double features.
2815 1936-05-04 Memo Foreign films -- particularly British films -- have been approved by the PCA but do not carry the official PCA seal of a...
1149 1936-05-05 Correspondence Potential problems posed by exhibitors who use limited availability of major studio pictures as an excuse to show salaci...
3126 1936-05-05 Press clipping "Kuhn, Loeb: Cravath win on Paramount fees."
1143 1936-05-11 Memo Re trade practice regulation to counter statutory control of the motion picture industry
2778 1936-05-11 Memo Trade practice conference held between executive committee of MPTOA and the sales managers of the distributors -- discus...
2779 1936-05-11 Memo Trade practice issues - influenced by the end of the NRA.
2720 1936-05-12 Letter Relating to the phrase (and therefore title) "Foreign Correspondent".
2814 1936-05-14 Letter A theatre in San Francisco is showing films that do not comply with the Production Code nor do they carry the PCA seal o...
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