ID Date Type Description Summary
529 1929-04-01 Letter Newspaper editorial on censorship:'There is no doubt, of course, that in theory there is no defense for censorship. Yet...
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 ...
1487 1929-05-17 Letter Beetson informing Hays of the Academy's second annual meeting and their awards of merit. Included is relevant material a...
1504 1929-06-01 Memo "Isn't it interesting and gratifying to note that in the story about the Whalen Crime Commission in the Tribune of May 3...
555 1929-06-06 Letter Hays emphasizes the extreme importance of eliminating salacious advertising, especially in the light of the Trade Practi...
521 1929-06-11 Telegram Chicago Council has refused to appropriate money for Censor Board to purchase sound equipment
1519 1929-06-12 Memo Hess outlines the major differences between the standard form of actors' contract and the new one insisted upon by Equit...
3333 1929-06-12 Memos Discussing agenda for Board of Directors Meeting, at which there will also be the heads of the distributors' theatre ch...
566 1929-06-14 Letter Hays explains the efforts of the MPPDA to accommodate the sensibilities of other countries. Note: also copy following r...
2150 1929-06-29 Memo Reporting convention resolution urging the MPPDA to set up a script censoring operation in Hollywood. Milliken replies ...
1305 1929-07-11 Letter Canada censorship. Censorship problems in Canada over MGM's The Big City -- recalled in Montreal and Quebec after origin...
567 1929-07-20 Night letter Trouble with Canadian censors who are all over 70, and may order eliminations and bans to justify their own jobs. The T...
638 1929-07-30 Letter Metzger details the complaints of the exhibitors against the arbitration system, the Standard Exhibition Contract, and t...
2162 1929-08-01 Letter Letter complaining that Universal has stolen her story "Three rainy Nights," and asking for Hays' help. Hess replies su...
1530 1929-08-14 Memo Memo explaining attached survey of the memberships of affiliated theatres in State Exhibitors' Associations.
2107 1929-08-15 Letter Asking for support for the Technical Bureau of the AMPP, which has a tentative budget of $35,000 per year. Also raises ...
2108 1929-08-15 Correspondence Correspondence relating to a possible patents claim over the use of photographic miniatures in combination with full-sca...
2131 1929-08-23 Memo Reporting Arthur Brisbane news item suggesting that talkies will influence the way people speak, in imitation of movie s...
2146 1929-08-23 Memo Report on MPTO Missouri convention, at which W.A. Steffes was highly critical of Pettijohn. Transcripts of speeches att...
666 1929-08-30 Letter Violations of profanity Don'ts in The Lady Lies. "The Company members have been very careful to avoid these definite vi...
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