ID Date Type Description Summary
671 1930-02-10 Record of meeting Discussion of Production Code in its draft form. Stenographic transcript of a meeting between producers, Lord, Quigley,...
680 1930-02-12 Letter "We [he and Lord?] have spent the day putting into final form the conclusions of the sub-committee reached on yesterday"...
1562 1930-02-15 Memo In Chicago, advertisements for The Grand Parade are set out in such a way as to imply that it is actually an advertiseme...
2194 1930-02-17 Journal/magazine editorials Editorials from The Churchman from June to August 1929
1236 1930-02-18 Memo Interviews with prominent churchmen concerning the probable church reaction in the event of a successful prosecution of ...
681 1930-02-20 Letter Hays writes from Hollywood, saying there should be no publicity about Code until it is adopted by MPPDA. "It is no doubt...
682 1930-02-21 Letter Writing en route to New York, Hays discusses the method of financing the immediate implementation of the Production Code...
1259 1930-02-24 Memo Joy seeks and receives clarification about several Code matters, especially guidelines that apply to material that has a...
684 1930-02-24 Memo Questions on Code operation in relation to Formula; wants more information on foreign censorship; suggests withdrawing f...
683 1930-02-26 Telegram Hays understands Quigley "very much hurt" over Variety publication of Code, and asks Lord to mollify him.
1258 1930-03-01 Memo Joy wants to stop giving financial support to the National Board of Review (NBR), but Hays reacts cautiously despite the...
1264 1930-03-01 Correspondence Hays seeks the opinions of member companies as to whether to adopt Joy's suggestion to sever links with the National Boa...
1257 1930-03-04 Memo Joy wants more foreign censorship information which has not been forthcoming to date. Hays urges Herron to get on with ...
702 1930-03-08 Memo New York eliminations on Party Girl
1597 1930-03-11 Memo DeBra informing Hays of various proposals for the preservation of films of historical value. Included with this memo is ...
685 1930-03-18 Letter Letter on Production Code and AMPP: "the earnest purpose of the producers is obvious and the method of enforcement shoul...
1654 1930-03-18 Letter Re profanity in motion pictures. Jack Warner replying to pleas from MPPDA to tone down profanity. Questions individual's...
686 1930-03-26 Letter letters with press release sent to 1900 daily newspapers in US -- more detailed letter sent to 677 editorial writers o...
1252 1930-03-28 Letter Re the misrepresentation of South America in US movies, and the use of South Americans as villains. Will the new Code m...
2200 1930-04-04 Letter History of exhibitors' organizations since 1917 - MPEAA, MPTOA, Allied States.
1250 1930-04-07 Letter Contrary to the public's impression, many movies have yet to be released that were made before the implementation of the...
1272 1930-04-11 Letter and reply Complaint that reference to an "electric ice-box" is pro-Frigidaire propaganda
1280 1930-04-16 Letter, memo The difficulty of getting censorship repealed in Chicago in the face of bad and salacious advertising
1249 1930-04-16 Letter Evidence of early studio cooperation with the Code; description of distribution and functions of personnel in early Code...
1227 1930-04-17 Letter, memo The difficulty of getting censorship repealed in Chicago in the face of bad and salacious advertising
1571 1930-04-19 Letter Regarding The Little Accident and Strictly Dishonorable and the Formula. Joy inquiries as to whether either have gone th...
690 1930-05-05 Letter As yet Hughes had not signed the Production Code for Caddo, nor Christie for Christies Film Co, DeMille, Griffith, Roach...
1646 1930-05-06 Letter Inquiring about the laws preventing the exhibition or importation of fight films. Hess replies.
1627 1930-05-14 Letters Responding to a criticism of Her Unborn Child and Montana Moon.
1557 1930-05-23 Letter Regarding the advertising for the film Ladies of Leisure (although Markham refers to it as "Women of Leisure"). The repl...
1243 1930-06-05 Letter and reply Progress of the Code -- inevitability that material made before the implementation of the Code will slip through for t...
692 1930-06-05 Letter Lord had missed Hays in New York -- has written to Father O'Donnell of Notre Dame a brief account of Mundelein connect...
3336 1930-06-06 Letter Promoting the use of screen advertising, and suggesting that the industry cooperate with advertising experts Lennen and ...
2226 1930-06-07 Memo "Dangerous Business" retitled as "Play Girl"
693 1930-06-10 Letter They have been having a meeting on Advertising Code which will be ratified this afternoon by Board ... "I wish that you ...
1626 1930-06-19 Letter Lilyan Tashman was quoted in an article in the San Francisco Examiner as saying that women who buy their own jewels are ...
1231 1930-07-01 Newspaper article Clipping -- "Sex movies give us Black eye Abroad." Hays memo following up, seeking to identify pictures referred to.
714 1930-07-01 Telegram 'Sam Morris Warners rules unnecessary for us to see short subjects or scripts that they have situation in hand and Code ...
2191 1930-07-08 Memo Passing on favourable report on the movies' lack of influence on criminal behaviour from Edward J. Goff, candidate for C...
2190 1930-07-09 Memos Several memos contain comments on the influence of the screen -- both positive and negative -- by a variety of people, i...
2217 1930-07-10 Letters Complaint from two newspapermen -- one in an editorial -- on the representation of newspapermen in pictures. Wilstach re...
712 1930-07-31 Memo WB non-compliance with Production Code in East
711 1930-08-01 Memo Production Code violations by WB film Golden Dawn -- which had been passed without eliminations by New York and Virgin...
1261 1930-08-05 Letter and enclosure/s Encloses letter from Archbishop Hayes to Wilfrid Parsons, 07-25-1930, in support of the idea of the Code. Quigley sent ...
1563 1930-08-06 Memo Concerning the use of stars in Old Gold cigarette advertising, considered to be an issue to due the recent scandal over ...
1276 1930-08-08 Miscellaneous in Houston Chronicle editorial, "What's Wrong with the Movies?" and advertisements. Warner Bros. have been refusing to ...
709 1930-08-08 Letter and enclosure/s WB non-observance of Production Code and Advertising Code particularly over the Sex Appeal Sextette includes copy of adv...
1270 1930-08-26 Letter The Director of Prohibition urges Hays to enforce the section of the Code on drinking
708 1930-09-09 Memo WB non-compliance with Production Code
2197 1930-09-19 Memo Report, covering the West Coast theatres case settlement by consent decree; the Thacher decision; other legal cases.
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