ID Date Type Description Summary
2691 1935-01-05 Letter Hays suggests reissues should be submitted for PCA approval prior to re-release.
1131 1935-01-03 Letter All films produced abroad and on the East Coast will henceforth go through the West Coast PCA machinery. Hart will only...
1086 1934-12-28 Memo Hays should send letter to MPPDA members in New York advising them of the change of Production Code procedure in regard ...
2370 1934-12-28 Memo Gigolette (RKO) is finally acceptable under Production Code provisions. To be released 29 December 1934. The Battle (Uni...
2375 1934-12-21 Letter Regarding the proposal for the PCA approval seal to appear in the main title of short subjects to avoid the need for ext...
2635 1934-12-21 Letter Reminding Hays to raise the issue of shortening the PCA seal of approval on short subjects with Breen.
2683 1934-12-18 Memo In relation to the compilation of a list of objectionable films still being exhibited that were released prior to 15 Jul...
2325 1934-12-17 Letter Updating Hays on the medical film concerned with animal experimentation. Hays is the honorary president of the Board of ...
1027 1934-12-17 Memo Columbia and Paramount would discontinue National Board of Review (NBR) and do not want wording changed. Kelly at MGM w...
2364 1934-12-13 Letter Outlines the Florida state statute in relation to films and need for the seal of approval from the National Board of Rev...
2361 1934-12-11 Letter Cohn is opposed to changing the NBR approval legend to "Classified and Passed by the National Board of Review" from the ...
1096 1934-12-10 Letter Buckley thinks the continued employment of the National Board of Review (NBR) is a waste of money: "The NBR, as you know...
1082 1934-11-26 Letter Calls to reduce the length of the PCA seal. Currently appears on screen for a relatively lengthy period of time. As patr...
2379 1934-11-23 Memo Breen reports an consensus that the PCA seal of approval for short subjects should be changed due to its length, and the...
2490 1934-11-23 Letter Two examples of eliminations the Kansas Censor Board insisted upon in two MGM films: The Painted Veil and The Gay Bride....
2489 1934-11-22 Memo Regarding the Kansas Censor Board and the representation of liquor. The state board has no tolerance for any sequence in...
1019 1934-11-21 Memo "After you left the meeting [of Advertising Committee] today, it was unanimously requested that you recommend to the pre...
1081 1934-11-20 Memo Palfreyman had attended Loew's 83rd St. Theatre to investigate hissing of PCA Seal. The Production Code Administration s...
1100 1934-11-20 Letter Schaefer suggests that the PCA seal of approval be placed with the main title, thereby reducing the cost of the process....
2306 1934-11-17 Letter Hays feels the Production Code Administration seal of approval could be modified but is insistent that the emphasis of t...
2381 1934-11-16 Letter Despite initial misgivings, Hays feels the PCA seal of approval should be shortened, particularly with short subjects.
2382 1934-11-13 Correspondence Paramount is pushing for a change to the Production Code Administration seal of approval, particularly with short subjec...
2339 1934-10-24 Letter Calling for a meeting of the Board of Directors on 30 October 1934 to further discuss an issue raised at the meeting hel...
1105 1934-10-15 Letter Hays reassures Breen that Chadwick is not intended to actually join Breen's staff.
1099 1934-10-10 Memo 'Again attention is called to the dangerous situation developing due to the fact that a certain portion of the product w...
2347 1934-10-09 Memo Stating the position of Monogram Pictures, the extent of its work, etc. for the purpose of membership to the MPPDA.
2349 1934-10-08 Memo Regarding Monogram Pictures' proposed membership to MPPDA. Not eligible to be classed as a distributor or exchange. Cons...
1073 1934-10-08 Letter According to Breen, Chadwick wants the PCA position for selfish reasons so all independent producers work through him -...
1080 1934-09-27 Letter PCA seal and certificate occupies a lot of screen time, especially on shorts -- could some alternative method be used?
1070 1934-09-27 Memo Independent producers want to use Chadwick as their PCA contact and pay him $40 per film.
1069 1934-09-27 Memo it is OK to eliminate charges to independent producers for using PCA and Production Code machinery, but they had agreed ...
2350 1934-09-20 Memo Monogram Pictures interested in becoming member of MPPDA.
1977 1934-09-19 Letter Companies should be informed of all plays that the MPPDA does not feel are suitable to adapt. Refers to "Old Folks at Ho...
2387 1934-09-12 Letter Kent wants to discuss the issue of audiences responding audibly and negatively to the PCA seal of approval when it appea...
970 1934-09-04 Correspondence The major companies reply to 4 September 1934 Hays inquiry about notifying other companies about suspect plays and books...
969 1934-09-04 Letter 'When a company, before the purchase of a book or play, asks the opinion of this office or the PCA as to whether or not ...
1979 1934-09-04 Letter Sending Breen a copy of the letter to member companies (4 September 1934) regarding notification.
1978 1934-09-03 Letter Hays intends to ask opinion of member companies concerning the notification of suspect books and plays. Schenck feels ha...
971 1934-08-30 Letter Complaint from Joe Schenck that PCA did not notify him of their objection to English play "The Old Folks at Home" which ...
1020 1934-08-24 Letter Re publicity men's' report on boycott and censorship emergency -- does not agree with it as a whole but thinks the ide...
1076 1934-08-24 Memo Hess thinks Bright suggestion in 21 August 1934 letter should be followed, Milliken thinks Code wording should not be ch...
2397 1934-08-23 Letter Independent Motion Pictures Association agree to submit their films to the Production Code Administration and agree to t...
2398 1934-08-21 Telegram Will there be a written agreement between the MPPDA and Independents or will it be a gentleman's agreement?
2399 1934-08-21 Telegram Regarding the Independents submitting their films to PCA for approval. Will there be a written agreement between the two...
1066 1934-08-17 Letter Details of agreement between Beetson and Chadwick for independent producers to use Production Code facilities and have t...
2403 1934-08-15 Letter and enclosure/s An article in the Hollywood Citizen News reports that the independents are keen to have Production Code Approval. Ray Jo...
2395 1934-08-13 Generic letter Copy of letter for independent producers to sign and return to Hays as an agreement that the PCA facilities will be avai...
2404 1934-08-13 Letter and enclosure/s An article in the Hollywood Citizen News claims the Independents do not want to obtain the PCA seal of approval. Two day...
1064 1934-08-07 Letter The matter of independent producers involvement with Production Code will have to wait until NRA Code double-bill issue ...
2405 1934-08-03 Letter Updating Hays on the situation with the Independents and the PCA. Chadwick busy fighting the Double Billing issue. Johns...
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