ID Date Type Description Summary
2153 1929-02-27 Memo Attempts to resolve the problems over the Williams and Dawley patents from combining miniature and live action photograp...
512 1929-02-09 Letter Formula as amended -- its purpose is "to discharge our obvious duty, and incidentally to protect the industry not mere...
3325 1929-02-07 Letter Letter following up on a meeting discussing the censorship of sound. Attached are extracts from editorials.
527 1929-02-04 Memo Pennsylvania Supreme Court have upheld censorship of sound films. Suggests taking a case to the Federal courts to test c...
523 1929-02-02 Letter Encloses memo from John Shea of First National with memo from Rockett on internal censorship at the studio: "one more ev...
3334 1929-02-02 Memo Herron, report on speech by J.D. Williams at the National Board of Review (NBR) annual conference describing his film im...
3330 1929-01-30 Correspondence Brown is the new President of RKO. He and Hays seek to meet, and Hays asks Beetson to contact Brown in Los Angeles.
3329 1929-01-25 Letter McDougall does not feel Jack White Comedy Corporation's two-reel comedies are prone to scenes of prolonged love-making l...
2111 1929-01-24 Correspondence Hays responding to several authors' claimed grievances about the application of the Formula.
526 1929-01-24 Letter reply to 15 January 1929 letter, pledge of improvement to make censorship unnecessary
2164 1929-01-16 Letter Proposes making a silent and sound version of Broadway, to gauge public reaction, as an experiment
525 1929-01-15 Correspondence Censor problems over sound films -- no longer intend to be so lenient as they have been. Hays circulates this letter ...
518 1929-01-14 Press release Hays on censor boards attempts to censor sound -- they "are presuming to censor speech
645 1929-01-09 Miscellaneous Hays sends out examples of advertisements for sex-hygiene films and related adverse editorials: "Our member companies do...
515 1929-01-05 Letter problem he addresses in 04 January 1929 letter will not recur under new Formula. Negotiations with Authors League over ...
2135 1929-01-05 Letters Correspondence relating to several medical films
514 1929-01-04 Letter protesting advertising of A Woman of Affairs as The Green Hat and suggesting Authors Agreement is unworkable, since adve...
388 1928-12-21 Letter Hays tries to answer Brookharts criticisms of the arbitration system.
1476 1928-12-06 Letter Beetson updating Hays on the current patent situation which relates to composite motion pictures, particularly the proce...
461 1928-12-05 Memo DeBra on "Life and Death in Sing Sing," by Warden Lawes containing an accusation that movies and the press stimulate cri...
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