ID Date Type Description Summary
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.
2785 1936-04-30 Telegram Pickford-Lasky Productions wants to apply for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
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...
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...
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.
2818 1936-05-17 Letter Breen wants Hays to instruct all companies that requests for the opinion of the PCA on potential production material mus...
2812 1936-05-18 Letter Acknowledging the position of Lenauer -- a distributor of foreign films -- in regards to the costs of obtaining the PCA ...
2809 1936-06-01 Letter Sending Hays information regarding the release of independent productions that have not received the formal PCA seal of ...
2823 1936-06-10 Letter Outlining, for the PCA records, the fees relating to obtaining PCA approval. Small file included relating to the issue o...
2808 1936-06-11 Letter Independents are releasing films prior to receiving PCA approval.
2728 1936-06-22 Memo Proposes to tackle the problem of double features as an economic trend -- find a solution through economics instead of d...
2726 1936-07-06 Memo Thoughts on double features -- more theatres are playing double features in self defense than those playing them to rais...
2777 1936-09-14 Memo Allied States Association is starting a slush fund for lobbying and legal costs -- demanding changes to the current trad...
2782 1936-09-25 Letter Sending Samuel Goldwyn an application form for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2781 1936-09-28 Telegram Arranging for time for Board of Directors to discuss Samuel Goldwyn Productions' application for Class A membership to t...
2769 1936-10-02 Letter Educational Studios, Inc. has resigned from the MPPDA -- no longer producing in Hollywood.
2773 1936-10-07 Memo Regarding trade practice regulation -- the current proposed bills to divorce exhibition from production. Primary issues ...
2772 1936-10-16 Memo Outlines a discussion with MGM -- attempting to change the exhibition contract to ease trade relations between distribut...
2802 1936-10-21 Letter Sending out a copy of the Production Code, resolution for uniform interpretation, the memo on crime pictures and the res...
2771 1936-10-22 Memo Exhibitors in Philadelphia have voiced an internal interest in working out local conciliation within their organisation ...
2725 1936-10-30 Resolution Resolution on double features in Maryland -- no longer obligated to exhibited low grade films designed solely to be seco...
2826 1936-11-02 Memo, press summary Don Craig has written an article for the Washington DC News that criticizes the work of the PCA on the grounds that it w...
2770 1936-11-04 Memo Independent exhibitors in Iowa are beginning to work together and lobby for reforms to exhibition contracts and tax laws...
2790 1936-11-05 Correspondence Regarding a theatre in Indianapolis connected to a circuit for Paramount-Fox pictures.
1145 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The importance of a...
2800 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The fear is offensi...
2799 1936-12-18 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII -- Breen assures him...
1168 1936-12-23 Memo Summary of the development of the Production Code prior to the Trade Practice Conference of 1927.
3185 1936-12-23 Memo Summary of significant modifications of the Production Code between 1930 and 1934.
2870 1937-01-01 Letter Regarding the title "Court House Square" -- MGM was in negotiations to buy the book of that name then bought a book with...
2842 1937-01-26 Memo Calling for an informal inquiry into members of Allied States obtaining liability insurance from foreign companies -- in...
2856 1937-02-24 Letter Double feature screening of The Stowaway (with Shirley Temple) and At The Opera (Charlie Chan film) -- young boy was fri...
2948 1937-03-16 Letter Congratulatory letter to Warner Bros. for having very few references to liquor or drinking in their recent films.
2893 1937-03-18 Memo With the merging of subsidiaries and RKO, Hays wants to arrange for Leo Spitz to represent the company as member and dir...
2881 1937-04-07 Memo The Production Code should not be used to further the circulation of films made for advertising purposes.
2877 1937-05-06 Letter and enclosure/s Brandt wants to bring back the arbitration boards -- he has written an enclosed article on the subject.
2876 1937-05-11 Memo Harry Brandt wants to bring back the arbitration boards -- Hays says that the MPPDA is unable to involve itself in the m...
2837 1937-06-30 Memo Relating to photographs of Joan Blondell taken by a 'candid cameraman' and printed in Modern Screen magazine. This break...
2852 1937-07-07 Memo Reporting a Phoenix theatre owner who does not show double features -- his shows consist of a feature, newsreel and shor...
2839 1937-09-07 Letter Relating to the issue of advertising and stars who are loaned out to other studios. These stars can not be advertised as...
2863 1937-09-29 Letter Asking for attendance at a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - there are a couple of r...
2862 1937-10-05 Memo Outlines the situation of all member companies in relation to the motion pictures in education short subject programs - ...
2859 1937-10-12 Letter Sending the report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education to members.
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