ID Date Type Description Summary
3001 1939-12-19 Letter Sending Breen correspondence (12-1928 to 12-1929) regarding travel films made about Washington -- a service has been don...
3003 1939-12-11 Letter Regarding travel films made about Washington -- a service has been done for the state, could this information be used as...
2977 1939-10-27 Memo The Pennsylvania State Censor Board has radically increased its approval seal fees.
1206 1939-10-25 Memo Several lawsuits testing the legality of PCA enforcement are pending. Hess wants to clarify the status of nudity in tra...
3041 1939-10-11 Letter Operation of American motion picture companies in the United Kingdom.
1220 1939-10-06 Memo "Re: Statement of Mr. Schenck at your Tuesday meeting," denigrating Herron's work, suggesting he deals with "clerks" in ...
3005 1939-09-23 Memo Sending Hays a copy of the resolution regarding nudity and the production code -- nudity of in the form of natives from ...
3014 1939-09-16 Letter Regarding Hays' recent letter on the importance of not allowing propaganda to be produced by the industry in relation to...
1202 1939-09-15 Letter With the onset of war in Europe, Hays reiterates his position that the motion pictures are primarily entertainment and t...
3015 1939-09-15 Open letter With the onset of war in Europe, Hays reiterates his position that the motion pictures are primarily entertainment and t...
3010 1939-09-06 Memo Fears concerning crime and horror films. Since explaining to the producers the seriousness of the situation of crime and...
3011 1939-08-07 Memo Current crop of productions classified as crime-horror films. In the first five days of August, eleven new crime film sc...
3012 1939-08-05 Memo The breakdown of the number of crime-horror films submitted to the PCA -- Warner Bros. has submitted fourteen during the...
3027 1939-07-11 Report McCormick of RKO and Gillham of Paramount were not impressed with staging a celebration of the motion pictures' Golden J...
2984 1939-06-30 Memo List of distributing companies and the numbers of private screenings each held.
3029 1939-06-29 Memo CBS and NBC are planning short wave broadcasts to Europe and South America. Considered to be an important asset to the m...
1205 1939-06-24 Letter Hoover asks whether he should participate in a series of filmed interviews planned by Eugene Lyons.
3031 1939-06-20 Memo Regarding meeting of the Advertising Advisory Committee -- for the purpose of discussing the upcoming short wave broadca...
3032 1939-06-20 Memo From W.T. Regards the upcoming short wave broadcasts -- industry excited about the publicity. NBC slightly more organiz...
3173 1939-06-02 Memo Asking for a further extension of MGM's agreement to the resolution of 3 July 1934 for the payment of a penalty for viol...
2997 1939-04-13 Letter Thanking Nizer for sending information regarding privacy rights.
3019 1939-04-12 Letter In regard to the resolution on PCA fees for reissues -- Hays feels the fee should be set at $25.00.
2998 1939-04-10 Letter Sending Hays pamphlet on privacy rights -- a new branch of law.
3039 1939-04-06 Memo Short wave broadcasts to Europe -- free time has been offered by NBC and CBS for a promotional show for the motion pictu...
3062 1939-03-22 Letter Twentieth Century-Fox is proposing to make a film about the life and work of Brigham Young -- the Church of Jesus Christ...
1215 1939-03-10 Letter Harmon first suggests to Hays the separation of the administrative and advisory functions of the PCA, in order to clarif...
2974 1939-03-01 Memo Reporting a radio broadcast discussion of censorship -- Harry Brandt denounced motion picture censorship as vicious and ...
2991 1939-02-28 Letter Sending information to the Board of Directors prior to meeting - motion pictures in education, program of the Advisory ...
1203 1939-02-03 Letter Includes 2 memoranda re the pedagogic enterprises directed by Mark A. May: the history and development of the project us...
2927 1938-12-20 Memo Financial position of PCA -- there is a deficit.
2311 1938-12-15 Letter The Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, and its work on the educational values of short films. It expects it...
2908 1938-12-15 Letter Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
2909 1938-12-15 Telegram Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
2910 1938-12-15 Telegram Wage and hours matter agreed upon -- no specific details given.
2928 1938-12-13 Memo Memo supporting the proposed resolution that the fee charged for submission and approval by the PCA will be the same for...
2958 1938-12-10 Correspondence Letters informing member companies of the cooperation between the industry and educators regarding the use of motion pic...
1181 1938-11-30 Memo Spyros Skouras has been complaining to Palfreyman about double-billing, which has escalated in some cases to 3 or 4 movi...
2933 1938-11-23 Memo Almost all the studios now have a boys gang series -- this trend is worrying as they do not adhere to the general princi...
2922 1938-11-22 Memo Reliance Pictures is finishing up but Reliance vice-president Ed Small is forming Ed Small Productions -- can MPPDA memb...
1201 1938-11-10 Memo Re Motion Picture's Greatest Year Advertising campaign. While direct box-office results are hard to prove, this was eff...
2937 1938-10-20 Letter The PCA charges will be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made as part of the industry...
2938 1938-10-18 Letter Breen is suggesting that PCA charges should be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made ...
2901 1938-10-14 Report Another copy of the 1937 report of the Advisory Committee on Education in Motion Pictures.
2924 1938-09-27 Memo Hays has spoken with James Stahlman (publisher of the Nashville Banner) about the United Press service situation.
2925 1938-09-26 Memo Informing Hays of updates in the James Stahlman situation -- includes the MPPDA file on Stahlman.
2940 1938-09-16 Memo Regarding fees for PCA services -- should the fees for cheaply produced features be higher than they are and should ther...
1188 1938-09-01 Letter An official sponsorship deal, involving the financing of an entertainment film by Lucky Strike cigarettes, is proposed b...
1189 1938-07-28 Miscellaneous Concern about Selznick's plan to make a movie of the Titanic disaster (directed by Hitchcock) because of the probable Br...
2912 1938-07-19 Memo Deciding on the Grand National picture -- does Hays want Herron to be there?
1216 1938-07-11 Various The question has arisen as to how to deal with war-related films with ideological import. The question of PCA jurisdict...
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