ID Date Type Description Summary
1236 1930-02-18 Memo Interviews with prominent churchmen concerning the probable church reaction in the event of a successful prosecution of ...
2194 1930-02-17 Journal/magazine editorials Editorials from The Churchman from June to August 1929
1562 1930-02-15 Memo In Chicago, advertisements for The Grand Parade are set out in such a way as to imply that it is actually an advertiseme...
680 1930-02-12 Letter "We [he and Lord?] have spent the day putting into final form the conclusions of the sub-committee reached on yesterday"...
671 1930-02-10 Record of meeting Discussion of Production Code in its draft form. Stenographic transcript of a meeting between producers, Lord, Quigley,...
679 1930-01-24 Letter Early letter emphasizing the necessity for a new code of practice with the coming of sound.Hays, writing in Hollywood, w...
2201 1930-01-15 Memo Discussing which account should pay for expenses of exhibitor organization members coming to conferences on the Uniform ...
678 1930-01-07 Memo Hays memo on a conference with Wanger on Code -- negotiation over the viability of the old "Don'ts." Wanger wants a Co...
2193 1930-01-06 Journal/magazine editorials Two editorials in The Commonweal, critical of Hays and Milliken, with memo from McKenzie to Milliken
2184 1930-01-04 Telegram Publicity Directors' meeting discuses advertising, particularly of Party Girl. Several expressions of regret about laps...
703 1930-01-03 Memo Party Girl not yet reviewed by Fisher. McGoldrick thinks no amount of cutting can clean it up
536 1929-12-20 Letter Documents on the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) Commission on the Motion Picture and Drama in...
600 1929-12-20 Letter 'Previewing." Hays explains the whole concept behind previewing -- "We are not only making motion pictures but we are ...
601 1929-12-20 Typescript 'The Motion Picture Conference." Outline of the public relations function of the motion picture conference (including l...
1281 1929-12-20 Miscellaneous Anticipating the forthcoming Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) report on motion pictures, Millike...
1490 1929-12-03 Speech/address "Arbitration in Business" by Hays.
3200 1929-12-03 Letter Lichtenberg is requesting an essay by Hays on the general subject of arbitration in business for educational purposes. T...
2134 1929-11-22 Letter Sending copy of award for exhibitors for "excellency in the reproduction of sound pictures."
639 1929-11-22 Memo Summary of speeches at the Convention of the MPTO of Ohio in Columbus on November 19-20. Myers, Rembusch, Lightman, Pet...
2109 1929-11-15 Assessment of the arbitration situation in the industry, following the Thacher court decision. Includes 20 September 192...
510 1929-10-29 Letter Reply to editorial suggesting Hays should operate an "iron hand," outlining need for self-regulation
539 1929-10-11 Letter Violation of profanity Don'ts in The Lady Lies: "It is, indeed, most unfortunate that this cannot be corrected. Nearly ...
548 1929-10-10 Letter MPPDA Technical Committee and AMPAS Technical Bureau (members of both listed) working on standardizing the shape of came...
508 1929-10-08 Letter Community conference -- complaints over vulgar short subjects. Wants First National to cooperate with Joy
503 1929-10-04 Memo Attendance at meeting on new Code of Ethics
505 1929-10-04 Speech/address Re redrafting of formula to Code - Hays recites the history of the crises in 1924 and 1927, the problem of "the injectio...
2103 1929-10-01 Telegrams, letter Routine -- thanks for earlier letters
565 1929-10-01 Letter Hays takes up the case of The Last of Mrs Cheyney, which has been the subject of apparently unreasonable cuts, directly ...
665 1929-10-01 Memo Attendance at meeting to discuss Code of Ethics in production should be Paramount: Lasky Wanger Salsbury; MGM: Rubin Orr...
504 1929-10-01 Memo 'We have a meeting at 11 o'clock here on Friday [04 October 1929] to recast the formula as to eliminations, as directed ...
1492 1929-09-23 Letter Letter outlining the development of arbitration in the motion picture industry (requested of Hays by Sarnoff). Letter i...
2167 1929-09-22 Letter Hays writes to straighten out an incident involving Warners cancelling the contract of a vaudeville player
549 1929-09-20 Letter Activities of AMPAS Technical Bureau: "Our staff is now engaged in making a survey at the studios regarding those subjec...
1491 1929-09-09 Memo Memo regarding the proposed improved arbitration statement. Wilkinson has met with Bernheimer (American Arbitration Asso...
646 1929-09-07 Memo Hays summarizes factors currently causing change in the industry (including "censoring of dialogue with sound pictures b...
666 1929-08-30 Letter Violations of profanity Don'ts in The Lady Lies. "The Company members have been very careful to avoid these definite vi...
2131 1929-08-23 Memo Reporting Arthur Brisbane news item suggesting that talkies will influence the way people speak, in imitation of movie s...
2146 1929-08-23 Memo Report on MPTO Missouri convention, at which W.A. Steffes was highly critical of Pettijohn. Transcripts of speeches att...
2107 1929-08-15 Letter Asking for support for the Technical Bureau of the AMPP, which has a tentative budget of $35,000 per year. Also raises ...
2108 1929-08-15 Correspondence Correspondence relating to a possible patents claim over the use of photographic miniatures in combination with full-sca...
1530 1929-08-14 Memo Memo explaining attached survey of the memberships of affiliated theatres in State Exhibitors' Associations.
2162 1929-08-01 Letter Letter complaining that Universal has stolen her story "Three rainy Nights," and asking for Hays' help. Hess replies su...
638 1929-07-30 Letter Metzger details the complaints of the exhibitors against the arbitration system, the Standard Exhibition Contract, and t...
567 1929-07-20 Night letter Trouble with Canadian censors who are all over 70, and may order eliminations and bans to justify their own jobs. The T...
1305 1929-07-11 Letter Canada censorship. Censorship problems in Canada over MGM's The Big City -- recalled in Montreal and Quebec after origin...
2150 1929-06-29 Memo Reporting convention resolution urging the MPPDA to set up a script censoring operation in Hollywood. Milliken replies ...
566 1929-06-14 Letter Hays explains the efforts of the MPPDA to accommodate the sensibilities of other countries. Note: also copy following r...
1519 1929-06-12 Memo Hess outlines the major differences between the standard form of actors' contract and the new one insisted upon by Equit...
3333 1929-06-12 Memos Discussing agenda for Board of Directors Meeting, at which there will also be the heads of the distributors' theatre ch...
521 1929-06-11 Telegram Chicago Council has refused to appropriate money for Censor Board to purchase sound equipment
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