ID Date Type Description Summary
169 1924-09-25 Letter Smith agrees at once to recall all prints of Between Friends and make the cuts suggested by McMahon. (Later -- 10-10-...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
144 1924-09-17 Letter Resolutions concerning advertising principles (not included here), passed at a Californian AMPP meeting, are being sent ...
194 1924-09-10 Record of meeting Reports of Meetings of Publicity Managers, August-December 1924. Includes discussion of withdrawing financial support fr...
200 1924-09-09 Memo Notices of MPPDA Board meetings, June to September 1924
3209 1924-09-03 Memo Memo summarises newspaper article of views of M.C. Levee on the effect the Formula will have on fiction.
145 1924-09-01 Report A record of the circulation of the AMPP resolutions concerning advertising principles. Several different form letters a...
167 1924-09-01 Correspondence Censorship trouble over Vitagraph's Between Friends. The New York censors passed it on condition that certain eliminati...
170 1924-09-01 Memos Herron, Hess and Smith spent an objectionable night at the movies with Father Kelly and friend, watching Between Friends...
217 1924-08-23 Letter Wells complains that Protestant ministers are frequently held up to ridicule in the movies, whereas Catholics and Jews a...
146 1924-08-19 Memo Smith suggests using the influence of the Presbyterian Church to publicize a favourable editorial in the Los Angeles Tim...
160 1924-08-18 Memo Record of AMPP meeting. Election of next Executive: Joe Schenck (President), Roach & Ince (Vice Presidents), and Beetson...
193 1924-08-18 Correspondence Lasky wants to make Madame Sans Gene using many French locations, as well as a mostly French cast (the leading character...
3224 1924-08-14 Minutes Minutes of a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the MPPDA Board -- dealt with application for membership by R...
224 1924-08-13 Telegram The Wampas Club endorses the resolutions of the MPPDA and the AMPP relative to salacious material. The resolutions in f...
225 1924-08-13 Advertising/publicity Presumably this is the kind of advertising that the Wampas are resolving not to issue. Extracts include: "A CHILD BORN ...
3208 1924-08-13 Telegram Wampas have passed resolution endorsing MPPDA Resolution on the Formula.
222 1924-08-11 Letter Crandall complains of the practice of releasing big-budget features in legitimate theatres rather than cinemas, and char...
151 1924-08-04 Letter The Christian Science Monitor (06-12-1924) contained a version of Beetsons report exonerating the motion picture industr...
3220 1924-07-30 Newspaper article Report of Hays speech to WAMPAS.
3207 1924-07-29 Resolution Resolution passed by West Coast Theatres pledging support to "establish and maintain the highest possible moral and arti...
161 1924-07-26 Letter Concerns Californian visit by Hays. Beetson is enthusiastic about the effect of Hays' speech before the Wampas Club. (...
143 1924-07-23 Bulletin/circular This is an attempt to encourage cooperation with the MPPDA in the matter of self-restraint and public relations, to stav...
162 1924-07-21 Resolution/s AMPP adopts resolutions supporting the aims of the MPPDA, especially to "prevent the prevalent type of book and play fro...
201 1924-07-18 Letter The members of the MPPDA Law Committee, appointed by Hays, are listed. Rogers is the chairman. Letters notifying commi...
152 1924-07-03 Letter Beetson suggests mounting an attack on the business practices of the Animal Defense League in response to attacks by the...
203 1924-07-02 Letter Includes a copy of the resolution taken at the MPPDA Board of Directors meeting of 06-19-1924, "covering the matter of t...
218 1924-07-01 Letter Hertz mildly protests about the use of Yellow Cabs by movie criminals. Hays requests Albert Warner and the AMPP to avoi...
136 1924-06-24 Letter 'I am enclosing herewith copies of "Manhandled" advertisements with changes suggested by you in every instance." The ad...
199 1924-06-16 Memo Summary of business discussed at MPPDA Members' Meeting of 06-16-1924 for use at the Directors Meeting of 06-19-1924. B...
137 1924-06-01 Miscellaneous This concerns a furore over an advertisement for "Daughters of Today," which mentions Leopold and Loeb. In corresponden...
138 1924-06-01 Correspondence A problem and furore created by dubious advertising. James M. Fidler sent a telegram on behalf of Wallace MacDonald to ...
139 1924-06-01 Correspondence Michael and Ben Fitzer, of the Rivoli Theatre, Syracuse, N.Y., have come up with a system of using phonograph records to...
159 1924-06-01 Report Schedule of publicity to be given to the motion picture industry's achievements in the field of arbitration. Various in...
196 1924-05-22 Memo Metro Corporation have combined with Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, creating the Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation.
191 1924-05-21 Memo An early demonstration of synchronous sound.Demonstration of the Phonofilm, in which synchronous music accompanies the ...
158 1924-05-15 Pamphlet Titled "What the Exhibitor Members of the Joint Arbitration Board Think of the Board of Arbitration." A Public Relation...
163 1924-05-15 Resolution AMPP Resolution on the patriotic duty of the movies to display the flag.
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...
141 1924-05-01 Correspondence The Municipal Art Society of New York is objecting to offensive billboard and rooftop advertising. Most of the studios ...
153 1924-04-23 Letter This is a synopsis of the trouble that the AMPP has been having with Mrs Wright and the Animal Defense League. It conta...
192 1924-04-01 Correspondence Italian industrialist Filoteo Alberini has invented the Panoramic Moving Picture Camera which extends the visual field o...
155 1924-03-17 Letter Beetson informs Hays that 'So far I have succeeded in keeping Mrs. Wright off any of the important committees of the Fed...
219 1924-03-03 Letter Dr Millar is the General Secretary of the New York Federation of Churches. Like Mr Wells, he complains of the denigrati...
184 1924-03-01 Report of activities Numerical summary of letters and literature mailed, conferences held, and pictures reviewed by the Executive Secretary o...
164 1924-02-26 Telegram Concerns initiation of MPPDA assessment of literary material. Resolved that each member of this organization instruct i...
208 1924-02-21 Memo Platten reports on the use of motion pictures on trans-oceanic and coastal passenger steamers, quoting extensively from ...
223 1924-02-17 Correspondence Exhibitors and distributors are negotiating some modifications to the Uniform Contract. There are some worries about th...
165 1924-02-13 Record of meeting Main business, beyond new appointments and resignations, concerns action to be taken against motion picture taxes - ta...
3221 1924-02-11 Letter Requesting that he send a message to his Hollywood office endorsing the resolutions taken at the first AMPP meeting.
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