ID Date Type Description Summary
2907 1938-12-20 Press release Historical film for New York's World's Fair and International Golden Gate Exposition -- a feature film will be produced ...
2926 1938-12-20 Memo, resolution Resolution providing that the fee charged for submission and approval by the PCA will be the same for films made outside...
2927 1938-12-20 Memo Financial position of PCA -- there is a deficit.
3186 1938-12-20 Resolution MPPDA Board Resolution giving Advertising Advisory Council jurisdiction over commercial films. Not dated.
3187 1938-12-20 Press release Draft Press release of MPPDA Board Resolution giving Advertising Advisory Council jurisdiction over commercial films. Re...
3025 1938-12-31 Miscellaneous Work of the Progressive Education Association -- licensing agreement, World's Fair films, press releases promoting the u...
3060 1939-01-01 Contract Licensing agreement for member companies to sign -- for the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
1199 1939-01-03 Memo On the "Constitutionality of the censorship of newsreels, et al" by Pettijohn and Gaylord R. Hawkins.
2982 1939-01-03 Bill A copy of the Bill to create a Federal Motion Picture Commission -- trade practices, dispute and complaint resolution an...
2964 1939-01-04 Resolution, file Resolution giving the Advertising Advisory Council the authority to review all motion pictures and motion picture traile...
3054 1939-01-07 Letter Issues of importing foreign films into Japan.
1214 1939-01-16 Letter Advertising films are brought under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council, finally solving the problem of...
3017 1939-01-16 Memo Memo regarding resolution that brings advertising films under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council. Incl...
1213 1939-01-17 Letter Skouras is concerned about the double-feature situation, especially the poor quality of B-pictures and the prevalence of...
2973 1939-01-20 Letter Regarding score charges -- Canadian distributors seem to want to wait and take the lead of their American counterparts.
1218 1939-01-27 Report Report of a Special Committee appointed on 10 January 1939 at Waldorf Astoria luncheon meeting of national organizations...
2994 1939-01-30 Memo Memo on the conditions facing the Motion Picture Relief Fund and discussion of pension system.
2315 1939-02-01 Deposition Herron testifies in a case brought by Paramount against the Argentinian treasury. He outlines his job in the Foreign De...
1203 1939-02-03 Letter Includes 2 memoranda re the pedagogic enterprises directed by Mark A. May: the history and development of the project us...
2992 1939-02-03 Memo Memo on the development of a new technique in education -- character education through discussion of motion picture exce...
2993 1939-02-03 Memo The program of the Advisory Committee on the use of Motion Pictures in Education.
3174 1939-02-03 Memo Routine correspondence.
3175 1939-02-03 Memo Routine correspondence.
3026 1939-02-06 Press clipping Copy of the American Federation of Radio Artists Code as signed by networks -- includes the classification of the code.
3051 1939-02-11 Letter MGM having some difficulties in India obtaining a renewal of their theatre license.
2972 1939-02-14 Circular letter Regarding the work of the Conciliation Committee of the Motion Picture Branch of the Toronto Board of Trade -- leading u...
2965 1939-02-20 Bulletin General bulletin -- not for publication. Urging all independent exhibitors to gather evidence of hardships imposed by th...
3050 1939-02-24 Letter Proposal to increase tax on American motion pictures in Canada for the duration of the war.
2991 1939-02-28 Letter Sending information to the Board of Directors prior to meeting - motion pictures in education, program of the Advisory ...
2974 1939-03-01 Memo Reporting a radio broadcast discussion of censorship -- Harry Brandt denounced motion picture censorship as vicious and ...
2975 1939-03-01 Press clipping Independent Theatre Owners are attempting to abolish all state censor boards -- Harry Brandt is leading the way.
3049 1939-03-01 Letter Tax on excess profit for foreign business in Spain -- will be in effect for the duration of the war.
2990 1939-03-03 Memo Meeting regarding general advertising situation -- the Advertising Code, candid camera situation, motion pictures and ed...
3020 1939-03-04 Letter Asking about five Paramount films (reissues) Brandt is hoping to exhibit -- have they been PCA approved? Milliken replie...
3172 1939-03-07 Memo Routine correspondence.
1215 1939-03-10 Letter Harmon first suggests to Hays the separation of the administrative and advisory functions of the PCA, in order to clarif...
3178 1939-03-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
3062 1939-03-22 Letter Twentieth Century-Fox is proposing to make a film about the life and work of Brigham Young -- the Church of Jesus Christ...
3059 1939-03-31 Memo Warner Bros. is close to signing contract with Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3016 1939-04-06 Letter Asking for information regarding Production Code -- everything necessary to obtain PCA seal of approval. Palfreyman resp...
3038 1939-04-06 Memo Concerning the short wave broadcasts to Europe -- early memo setting out the perimeters of the process and the offer of ...
3039 1939-04-06 Memo Short wave broadcasts to Europe -- free time has been offered by NBC and CBS for a promotional show for the motion pictu...
3058 1939-04-06 Letter Only three companies have signed the contracts with Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3063 1939-04-06 Letter United Artists is attempting to collect money owed to them by United Artists A.S. which is a Czechoslovakian corporation...
2998 1939-04-10 Letter Sending Hays pamphlet on privacy rights -- a new branch of law.
2999 1939-04-10 Pamphlet "The Right of Privacy: A New Branch of Law."
3000 1939-04-10 Pamphlet "New Principles of the Law of Radio".
3019 1939-04-12 Letter In regard to the resolution on PCA fees for reissues -- Hays feels the fee should be set at $25.00.
2979 1939-04-13 Letter Charlie Chaplin has designed a movie sequence that is very new and exciting to him. He wants to leave the written copy o...
2997 1939-04-13 Letter Thanking Nizer for sending information regarding privacy rights.
3018 1939-04-14 Letter Hays feels all reissues should incur a $25.00 PCA fee.
3023 1939-04-21 Memo Regarding Lab requirements for 16 mm reduction work -- for films to be used for educational purposes.
1212 1939-04-22 Miscellaneous Time Magazine, in an article on Stagecoach, has referred to Wanger as a man who holds the Production Code in contempt. ...
3022 1939-04-22 Minutes Minutes of the eleventh meeting of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education.
3021 1939-04-24 Various The continuation of the licensing agreement between companies and the Progressive Education Association -- for the use o...
3169 1939-04-25 Memo Routine correspondence.
3040 1939-04-27 Letter Libel suit against Republic Pictures' film Man of Conquest.
3048 1939-04-29 Letter Motion pictures in Buenos Aires -- no details provided. Presumably exhibition of foreign films.
2978 1939-05-01 Letter Asking if the Independent Motion Pictures Producers Association is still functioning? Chadwick is forming a production c...
3064 1939-05-01 Letter United Artists is attempting to ascertain the full financial details of its Spanish subsidiary.
3046 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding the motion picture situation in the Netherlands -- exhibition of American motion pictures?
3047 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding proposed bill in Japan relating to the exhibition of foreign motion pictures.
3177 1939-05-24 Memo Routine correspondence.
3033 1939-06-02 Memo Meeting of Advertising Advisory Committee -- short wave broadcasts. Committee trying to decide on the best type of progr...
3173 1939-06-02 Memo Asking for a further extension of MGM's agreement to the resolution of 3 July 1934 for the payment of a penalty for viol...
2316 1939-06-07 Memo A list of banned words and phrases; also, those that are invariably censored, and those offensive to audiences, domestic...
2996 1939-06-08 Correspondence File on the formation of the North American Film Corporation -- formed to produce the highest quality educational films ...
3024 1939-06-08 Letter Sending the extended licensing agreement between Progressive Education Association and members -- there has been a delay...
1200 1939-06-10 Radio script NBC script for the Golden Jubilee of the Motion Picture. Includes sections for insertion in English and French broadcas...
3171 1939-06-14 Memo Routine correspondence.
2976 1939-06-15 Circular letter Regarding the censorship of news reels -- Cooper is opposed to it. News reels are not censored in England and are censor...
3170 1939-06-16 Memo Routine correspondence.
3053 1939-06-18 Letter Bill imposing restrictions on American motion picture interests in Denmark.
1219 1939-06-20 Miscellaneous Documents re regular short-wave radio broadcasts to Europe and South America, in 4 languages. Subjects will include inf...
2981 1939-06-20 Letter Sending Columbia a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and the by-laws of the MPPDA.
3031 1939-06-20 Memo Regarding meeting of the Advertising Advisory Committee -- for the purpose of discussing the upcoming short wave broadca...
3032 1939-06-20 Memo From W.T. Regards the upcoming short wave broadcasts -- industry excited about the publicity. NBC slightly more organiz...
3035 1939-06-20 Bulletin/circular A daily broadcast schedule for NBC -- contains the Leo Carrillo interview.
3036 1939-06-20 Memo Additional material for the short wave broadcast to Portugal -- discusses movie locations and Carmen Miranda.
3037 1939-06-20 Survey Survey on the short wave broadcasting situation -- NBC and CBS.
1205 1939-06-24 Letter Hoover asks whether he should participate in a series of filmed interviews planned by Eugene Lyons.
3034 1939-06-24 Press clipping Leo Carrillo will speak on a short wave broadcast to Latin America, in Spanish, discussing'American life and industry.
2985 1939-06-27 Memo MPPDA wants on file a list of private exhibitions. Includes correspondence relating to the compilation of this list.
3029 1939-06-29 Memo CBS and NBC are planning short wave broadcasts to Europe and South America. Considered to be an important asset to the m...
2984 1939-06-30 Memo List of distributing companies and the numbers of private screenings each held.
3030 1939-06-30 Script Sample script of CBS short wave broadcast (Europe and South America). Promoting the industry, the jubilee. Includes a li...
1211 1939-07-01 Correspondence Axtell J. Byles of the American Petroleum Institute expresses an interest in cooperating with motion picture projects wi...
3166 1939-07-01 Memo Routine correspondence.
3028 1939-07-05 Memo CBS and NBC are planning short wave broadcasts to Europe and South America.
3027 1939-07-11 Report McCormick of RKO and Gillham of Paramount were not impressed with staging a celebration of the motion pictures' Golden J...
3045 1939-07-17 Letter Concerning the ban of the Universal film The Road Back in Honduras and Peru.
1204 1939-07-19 Letter Complaint that chain theatres fail to support the lobbying efforts of the independent theatres, and do not pull their fi...
3168 1939-07-26 Memo Routine correspondence.
3044 1939-07-27 Letter Regarding the proposal to improve the quality of American motion pictures exhibited in Chile.
3012 1939-08-05 Memo The breakdown of the number of crime-horror films submitted to the PCA -- Warner Bros. has submitted fourteen during the...
3011 1939-08-07 Memo Current crop of productions classified as crime-horror films. In the first five days of August, eleven new crime film sc...
3042 1939-08-07 Letter Regarding the exhibition of American motion pictures in France since the modification of the French Film Decree.
3043 1939-08-10 Letter Regarding the bill concerning tax and regulation of the exhibition of foreign films in Cuba.
2986 1939-08-29 Miscellaneous File on the production of Land of Liberty -- the industry's contribution to the World's Fair -- production costs, the co...
1209 1939-09-01 Newspaper editorial Hays sends Stahlman's editorial, which condemns The Beast of Berlin (Producers' Pictures) for trying to inflame emotions...
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