ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
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...
191 1924-05-21 Memo An early demonstration of synchronous sound.Demonstration of the Phonofilm, in which synchronous music accompanies the ...
196 1924-05-22 Memo Metro Corporation have combined with Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, creating the Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation.
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...
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...
136 1924-06-24 Letter 'I am enclosing herewith copies of "Manhandled" advertisements with changes suggested by you in every instance." The ad...
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...
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...
161 1924-07-26 Letter Concerns Californian visit by Hays. Beetson is enthusiastic about the effect of Hays' speech before the Wampas Club. (...
151 1924-08-04 Letter The Christian Science Monitor (06-12-1924) contained a version of Beetsons report exonerating the motion picture industr...
222 1924-08-11 Letter Crandall complains of the practice of releasing big-budget features in legitimate theatres rather than cinemas, and char...
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...
3208 1924-08-13 Telegram Wampas have passed resolution endorsing MPPDA Resolution on the Formula.
146 1924-08-19 Memo Smith suggests using the influence of the Presbyterian Church to publicize a favourable editorial in the Los Angeles Tim...
217 1924-08-23 Letter Wells complains that Protestant ministers are frequently held up to ridicule in the movies, whereas Catholics and Jews a...
170 1924-09-01 Memos Herron, Hess and Smith spent an objectionable night at the movies with Father Kelly and friend, watching Between Friends...
207 1924-09-26 Report Detailed report describing the activities of the U.S. Navy Motion Picture Exchange, including its method of circulating ...
156 1924-10-01 Press clipping/s Articles concerning the example shown by Hays' initiatives in the motion picture industry, in demonstrating the advantag...
157 1924-10-03 Memo Reports the establishment of a Joint Arbitration Board at a "neutral location" in New York City.
179 1924-10-09 Memo Outlines the necessity of providing special programmes for children, since it is unreasonable "to judge all motion pictu...
195 1924-11-06 Record of meeting Reports of Scenario Editors' Meetings, November-December 1924
216 1924-11-14 Memo Suggestions for specific cuts and alterations that Film Box Office (FBO) should make in Life's Greatest Game in order to...
142 1924-11-17 Letter This is a letter from the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Great Britain and Ireland, informing the the MPPDA of ...
210 1924-11-26 Correspondence Rev. Charles Scanlon is director of the Department of Moral Welfare, Board of Christian Education, Presbyterian Church. ...
212 1924-11-26 Memo Platten comes up with a strategy for dealing with Rev. Scanlon, involving his Dean Lathrop, the representative of all t...
189 1924-12-04 Letter Mr. Clark, a projectionist at Grenada Opera House, has invented a new improved Film Waxing Machine. (Hays expresses his...
173 1924-12-12 Letter Details of how the logistics and financial arrangements will operate when the children's matinee programmes are introduc...
180 1924-12-29 Letter Mrs Gibbs is Vice President of The Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. Her letter is explicitly ant...
205 1924-12-30 Letter Concerning the split of the Motion Picture Relief Fund of America, Inc. from the Actors' Fund. According to an enclosed...
242 1925-01-01 Record of meeting Minutes of the Winter meeting of the Public Relations Committee, giving a general overview of its achievements since its...
250 1925-01-01 Various Scanlon's National Motion Picture Conference: main problem Mrs Snow former Ohio censor, whose attack on Hays received wi...
3255 1925-01-01 Statement "CENSORSHIP A MENACE TO DEMOCRACY" -- WALSH"... So long as there are general laws (it they are not ample or broad enough...
238 1925-01-21 Contract Draft of a proposed contract between distributors and a common agent, to be known as the Agency Contract. The accompany...
2035 1925-02-13 Letter Opinion on actors' contracts -- legality of a penalty that might be imposed on a member company breaching the associatio...
236 1925-03-01 Miscellaneous Documents relating to "unenforceability of contract for personal services against employee after five years," and enforc...
252 1925-03-07 Letter This is an objection to the portrayal of suicides by inhalation of gas, since the Gas Association is trying to discourag...
241 1925-03-21 Memo Major Wooldridge report on the Saturday morning movie for boys and girls.
3263 1925-03-21 Memo Useful 4-part report on the activities of the Executive Office of the Committee on Public Relations over the last year. ...
3264 1925-03-21 Report of committee Final Report of the Organization Committee of the Committee on Public Relations. proposes the establishment of a Depart...
3265 1925-03-26 Resolution Resolution passed by the Committee on Public Relations, January 26, 1925, commending the MPPDA and its works in 1924.
247 1925-04-27 Memo Joy lays out the various functions and responsibilities of the new Public Relations Department, as he sees them. Includ...
1341 1925-05-04 Letter Letter regarding a case Grosvenor was working on (Fur Dressers and Fur Dyers Association). They won the case, the judge ...
1332 1925-05-12 Memo Pettijohn calling for the creation of an Exhibitors' Department within the MPPDA. He thinks that Burt New should handle ...
253 1925-06-02 Letter Weyers complains about the representation of the Hudson's Bay Company in movies, and cites an unspecified case where a L...
1333 1925-06-05 Memo New suggests the creation of a Exhibitors' Relations department within the MPPDA in order to improve the relationship be...
233 1925-06-09 Memo Beetson is trying to work out how to make a case to the Labor Commission that the employment of female extras should be ...
231 1925-06-15 Letter Frank Gilmore of Actors' Equity has been taking a tough line over actors' rights, accusing Hays of indifference, and has...
1344 1925-06-15 Memo Memo to Hays from Hess regarding the process involved in allowing the public, as individuals, to become members of the M...
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