ID Date Type Description Summary
2307 1934-07-11 Bulletin/circular Allied States blames the business practices of the producers -- especially block booking -- for the Catholic boycott. H...
1055 1934-07-11 Letter He thinks Nick Schenck's reservation in letter 10 July 1934 is fair.
2414 1934-07-11 Telegram Clarifying the resolutions passed and the regulations of the Production Code Administration in the lead up to the releas...
965 1934-07-05 Letter Complaints over John B Lewis (assisting Breen on advertising in Hollywood) inconsistency of decisions and over differenc...
2417 1934-07-03 Letter Acknowledging the recent instructions regarding the process of print submission to PCA.
1050 1934-07-02 Letter Details of procedure re implementation of Production Code machinery.
2410 1934-07-01 Press release Announcing amplified authority of the Production Code, effective 15 July 1934. Essentially, Breen will have final say ov...
3192 1934-07-01 Press release Announcing amplified authority of the Production Code, effective 15 July 1934. Essentially, Breen will have final say ov...
1052 1934-06-30 Memo Hays memo on Minutes of Board of Directors, suggesting alterations to MPPDA Board of Directors minutes dealing with Reso...
1049 1934-06-30 Letter Details of procedure for implementation of revised Production Code machinery for approval of final prints -- telling th...
2418 1934-06-26 Certificate Copy of the certificate of approval that will be sent to producer when a film has been approved by the Production Code A...
1023 1934-06-22 Letter Given Department of Justice objections to Selznicks idea, suggested by Fritz Lang, for a picture showing the overthrow o...
2345 1934-06-19 Letter Recommending Metro Goldwyn drop the proposed film, to be directed by Fritz Lang, that portrays a crazed group overthrowi...
1022 1934-06-19 Memo Attorney General Cummings and the Department of Justice are strongly opposed to any film depicting the overthrow of a de...
1047 1934-06-19 Memo On Hays' return to the East, "he called a meeting of the Story Department heads for 18 May 1934, where they were told of...
1107 1934-06-15 Memo Wingate succeeded Joy as director of Studio Relations in mid-October 1932. Breen succeeded Wingate in January 1934, but...
2421 1934-05-28 Letter Response to Hays' letter suggesting that Story Department heads receive copies of MPPDA correspondence regarding Product...
1116 1934-05-28 Memo A list of the Board members of the Motion Picture Research Council, with comments. "Professionals" include William H. S...
1045 1934-05-24 Letter Heads of story departments suggested they should receive copies of Breen letters to studios on Production Code matters t...
2007 1934-05-17 Memo Repeatoscope -- device that projects pictures in the lobby of theatres (with optional nickel slot) -- includes pictures...
1044 1934-05-14 Letter Discusses the designation of a studio staff member to operate as the ongoing and consistent contact for the Studio Relat...
1996 1934-05-12 Correspondence Letters and a resolution made by the church -- in support of Hays.
1973 1934-05-08 Letter Everyone happy to see MPPDA seal appear on every film.
2422 1934-05-01 Letter Responding to Hays' letter asking the studios to appoint a staff member to liaison with the Studio Relations Committee o...
1002 1934-04-28 Letter Catholic approval of Hays ban on Dillinger film -- along with a number of other letters all approving, from women's gr...
1043 1934-04-25 Letter He proposed to other companies that they follow his plan of sending Hammell to Coast to supervise Production Code matter...
967 1934-04-24 Letter MPPDA seal will appear on all WB films from now on
1975 1934-04-23 Memo Every film produced by Fox will carry the MPPDA seal.
1110 1934-04-20 Letter Confirming AMPP agreement that each studio provide "a strong man" for the purpose of Production Code enforcement to liai...
2426 1934-04-11 Letter All contracts with outside distributors must ensure that the rules and regulations of the MPPDA, and particularly the Pr...
1001 1934-04-04 Letter and enclosure/s Enclosing Motion Picture Herald clipping on public and press approval of Hays ban of Dillinger film: "Enclosed is the pr...
1035 1934-04-02 Letter Outlining the new resolution requiring distribution contracts to ensure the Production and Advertising Codes are upheld....
1000 1934-04-01 Miscellaneous Expressing approval of Hays action over ban on Dillinger film.
1091 1934-03-30 Letter The likelihood that Doctor Monica will have to be rejected. Great concern over the abortion angle. Includes synopsis o...
1042 1934-03-30 Memo Re meeting with Eddie Golden, who was trying to bargain independent producers abiding by Production Code and Advertising...
974 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over Uncertain Lady. Universal have cooperated with cuts, and problems were here much less sev...
975 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over The Great Magoo. Digest of Breen correspondence. It will appear as Thank Your Stars whic...
976 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over Sailor, Beware -- digest of correspondence over Navy objections -- it had been mention...
1090 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over It Ain't No Sin -- digest of correspondence -- there is still no acceptable script sho...
977 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over The Postman Always Rings Twice - MGM have spent $25,000 on it; after Warners, RKO and Colu...
1041 1934-03-28 Memo Regarding the Independents accepting the Production and Advertising Codes and complying with them - they are resistant. ...
1039 1934-03-27 Letter Sending Breen a copy of the letter sent to company presidents regarding the plan to inform them of the specific workings...
1038 1934-03-27 Letter Outlining the plan to inform company presidents of specifics of their products PCA progress; as agreed at Board of Direc...
2423 1934-03-26 Letter Thanking Carr for the promise that the Independents will cooperate with the Production and Advertising Codes.
1888 1934-03-24 Letter Sending copies of the two Reaffirmation of Adherence documents, from March 1933.
1984 1934-03-23 Miscellaneous Complete file following the death of John Dillinger. Large amount on Hays' stance against the making of a film about Dil...
992 1934-03-20 Memo Talked with Mr. Hays over the long-distance telephone regarding the announced purpose of the industry to allow no story ...
991 1934-03-20 Telegram "No picture based on the life or exploits of John Dillinger will be produced, distributed or exhibited by any member com...
990 1934-03-20 Memo Zukor says Hollywood Reporter advert of 7 March 1934 must have been put in by Cormack -- Paramount had nothing to do w...
2424 1934-03-20 Memo Trem Carr, President of Independent Producers Association says his members will abide by Production Code and Advertising...
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