ID Date Type Description Summary
766 1931-04-23 Report 'The Code, One Year Later" - assessment of Production Code operation - impressed, but points out that where in 1930 they...
3347 1931-04-23 Report 'The Code, One Year Later" - assessment of Production Code operation - impressed, but points out that where in 1930 they...
757 1931-03-30 Memo The ten pictures which Milliken says have caused the most trouble since the Code became operative, and why -- prepared...
2244 1931-03-27 Memo Titles rejected since 10 December 1930; Chicago Film Board operations; pictures that have caused trouble listed -- inclu...
1663 1931-03-11 Letter and enclosure/s re news reel censorship. Included editorial clipping from the Ohio State Journal (20 February 1931) discusses the comple...
1661 1931-03-03 Resolution/s Informing Hays of the resolution passed by Allied States at their recent convention in Chicago on zoning and protection....
1874 1931-03-03 Memo Regarding the newly-formed Monogram Pictures. An offshoot of Ray-Art Company, now defunct. Ray Johnston is the President...
1676 1931-02-27 Letter Letter to Hays from various executives of motion picture circuits, reporting resolutions to ensure short subjects comply...
832 1931-01-16 Memo Profanity clause of Production Code had been long discussed when Code was written and producers had left it as firm as 1...
744 1931-01-12 Memo Copy of Memorandum Addressed to the Hon. James Couzens, Committee on Interstate Commerce, US Senate: 'Progress Made in R...
1619 1930-12-20 Memo Regarding a proposed plan by the Executive Theatre Committee for affiliated theatre circuits to pay membership fees to l...
2219 1930-12-18 Memos MacFaddens complaint about Morocco includes an editorial he wrote but did not publish on the subject, and Hays' reply. ...
2238 1930-12-12 Letter Sending Hays a copy of Twombly's pamphlet "And Still It Grows," asking for comment. Hays replies, Couzens responds, 19 J...
1609 1930-12-11 Memo Re: meeting of board of directors on 10 December 1930. It was decided at the meeting that when a title is sent to the as...
2195 1930-12-10 Letter Unsigned letter from a member of the board complaining about another company producing a picture of dubious character. ...
1610 1930-12-10 Memo A memo to Hays regarding the situation with the Film Boards of Trade. This memo was circulated to those who attended the...
715 1930-12-09 Memo "Confidential Memorandum re Motion Picture Advertising" - probably by Wilstach, and circulated by Hays to the Board. Adv...
723 1930-12-06 Memo Bad advertising of Scarlet Pages -- believes Harry Warner "has approved and prompted this species of advertising" -- ...
1222 1930-12-03 Memos Problems with suggestive advertising; examples of bad advertising; Advertising Code; reaction of churches abandoned titl...
1605 1930-11-18 Memo As requested by Hays, this is a synopsis of Eastman's surgical film activities as shown by their files. Complete list da...
1606 1930-11-15 Report A report by the American College of Surgeons on the cooperative work done with Eastman Teaching Films on the production ...
1547 1930-11-05 Speech/address Hays' address from the Annual Business Meeting and Awards Dinner at AMPAS (academy awards). Included is a press release ...
1224 1930-10-31 Memo Classification of various properties under the Authors' League agreement
3339 1930-10-30 Correspondence Hays seems to have missed a meeting with the American College of Surgeons to promote surgical films, and Martin is conce...
704 1930-10-30 Letter WB advertising of Kismet: "It is evident from both lobby display and printed blurbs that there are still some ex-burlesq...
705 1930-10-30 Letter Warner Bros. Advertising -- part of a long correspondence with various Warners over the Sex Appeal Sextette from 8 Aug...
706 1930-10-29 Letter Production Code: "I assure you had I known we were to present pictures, this would have been done, but it was in my "bon...
1242 1930-10-27 Memo Concerns the activity of the Production Code machinery in the East, especially contact with the NY Censor Board.Only Ani...
1548 1930-10-25 Letter Hays congratulating Edison on his decision to accept the invitation to be AMPAS first honorary member. Included here is ...
707 1930-10-24 Letter WB non-compliance with Production Code
1552 1930-10-15 Letter Another report of bad motion picture advertising, this time from Kentucky. Johnson provides specific examples from five ...
695 1930-09-30 Letter Columbia and Sono-Art had not yet signed Code
694 1930-09-25 Letter Hughes had still not signed Production Code
2196 1930-09-22 Memo Agreement that there would be no change to the Formula, and an improved operation.
2197 1930-09-19 Memo Report, covering the West Coast theatres case settlement by consent decree; the Thacher decision; other legal cases.
2208 1930-09-19 Letters expressing support for the new Code, and reply
708 1930-09-09 Memo WB non-compliance with Production Code
1270 1930-08-26 Letter The Director of Prohibition urges Hays to enforce the section of the Code on drinking
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...
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 ...
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 ...
711 1930-08-01 Memo Production Code violations by WB film Golden Dawn -- which had been passed without eliminations by New York and Virgin...
712 1930-07-31 Memo WB non-compliance with Production Code in East
2217 1930-07-10 Letters Complaint from two newspapermen -- one in an editorial -- on the representation of newspapermen in pictures. Wilstach re...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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