ID Date Type Description Summary
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 ...
693 1930-06-10 Letter They have been having a meeting on Advertising Code which will be ratified this afternoon by Board ... "I wish that you ...
2226 1930-06-07 Memo "Dangerous Business" retitled as "Play Girl"
3336 1930-06-06 Letter Promoting the use of screen advertising, and suggesting that the industry cooperate with advertising experts Lennen and ...
1243 1930-06-05 Letter and reply Progress of the Code -- inevitability that material made before the implementation of the Code will slip through for t...
692 1930-06-05 Letter Lord had missed Hays in New York -- has written to Father O'Donnell of Notre Dame a brief account of Mundelein connect...
1557 1930-05-23 Letter Regarding the advertising for the film Ladies of Leisure (although Markham refers to it as "Women of Leisure"). The repl...
1627 1930-05-14 Letters Responding to a criticism of Her Unborn Child and Montana Moon.
1646 1930-05-06 Letter Inquiring about the laws preventing the exhibition or importation of fight films. Hess replies.
690 1930-05-05 Letter As yet Hughes had not signed the Production Code for Caddo, nor Christie for Christies Film Co, DeMille, Griffith, Roach...
1571 1930-04-19 Letter Regarding The Little Accident and Strictly Dishonorable and the Formula. Joy inquiries as to whether either have gone th...
1227 1930-04-17 Letter, memo The difficulty of getting censorship repealed in Chicago in the face of bad and salacious advertising
1280 1930-04-16 Letter, memo The difficulty of getting censorship repealed in Chicago in the face of bad and salacious advertising
1249 1930-04-16 Letter Evidence of early studio cooperation with the Code; description of distribution and functions of personnel in early Code...
1272 1930-04-11 Letter and reply Complaint that reference to an "electric ice-box" is pro-Frigidaire propaganda
1250 1930-04-07 Letter Contrary to the public's impression, many movies have yet to be released that were made before the implementation of the...
2200 1930-04-04 Letter History of exhibitors' organizations since 1917 - MPEAA, MPTOA, Allied States.
1252 1930-03-28 Letter Re the misrepresentation of South America in US movies, and the use of South Americans as villains. Will the new Code m...
686 1930-03-26 Letter letters with press release sent to 1900 daily newspapers in US -- more detailed letter sent to 677 editorial writers o...
685 1930-03-18 Letter Letter on Production Code and AMPP: "the earnest purpose of the producers is obvious and the method of enforcement shoul...
1654 1930-03-18 Letter Re profanity in motion pictures. Jack Warner replying to pleas from MPPDA to tone down profanity. Questions individual's...
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