ID Date Type Description Summary
1256 1930-04-01 Press release "Motion picture industry formulates New Code made necessary by sound" on MPPDA approval of Code
1253 1930-04-02 Press release Announcement of agreement by MPPDA Board of Directors on uniform interpretation of Code. Endorsement of Code by promine...
2256 1930-04-02 Press release On methods of uniform interpretation of the Code, agreed by MPPDA
1251 1930-04-16 Press release At an AMPP meeting, directors express support for the Code and state that it is not contrary to their artistic aims -- ...
1247 1930-04-29 Press release Beetson and Joy meet production Executives to explain the imperatives of the "Code of Ethics'
1598 1930-05-07 Press release World Conference on Mental Hygiene. Dr Franz Alexander from Berlin, takes a very positive stance on the effect of motion...
1245 1930-05-29 Press release 'Observers abroad see improvement in American films; New Code will be in effect by winter of 1930." Favourable Australi...
768 1931-03-31 Press release Abstract of Hays address to MPPDA annual meeting. He says tide of public opinion shifting "from rawness to romance" com...
746 1931-06-29 Press release Re FCCCA report on "The Public Relations of the Motion Picture Industry" -- indicates a "lack of confidence in its prog...
2234 1931-06-29 Press release Statements by Hays and Milliken on the FCCCA report
1702 1932-02-06 Press release Announcing the release of Scarface, under its new title "Scar of a Nation," on 3 January 1932.
1700 1932-02-26 Press release Scarface will be released under its original title.
1718 1932-03-30 Press release "National Board of Review approves Scarface. NBR both passes Scarface and praises it. Billie Dove returns to Hollywood ...
1719 1932-03-30 Press release Advance screening of Scarface - very positive comments.
1682 1932-04-26 Press release Allied claiming that the theatre-owning producers, through the MPPDA, are consciously attempting to destroy, or at least...
1713 1932-05-01 Press release "No compromise with censors declares Hughes."
1715 1932-05-03 Press release Announcing Hughes "nationwide legal battle" to prevent the censoring of Scarface.
1717 1932-05-04 Press release "Censors on defensive in Scarface controversy." Announcing Hughes is taking legal action against state censor boards, st...
820 1932-05-23 Press release The truth about motion-picture.
1716 1932-05-23 Press release "New York censors pass Scarface to avoid law suit." Hailed by Quarberg as a knockout victory for Hughes, the previously ...
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