ID Date Type Description Summary
2766 1936-09-14 Press release Irving Thalberg has died.
2715 1936-08-10 Press release Update of the work of the Advertising Advisory Council -- really outlines the Advertising Code again.
2762 1936-06-10 Press release Pickford-Lasky Productions and Selznick International Pictures, Inc. have become members of the MPPDA.
2721 1936-05-04 Press release Regarding the organisation of a bureau to aid upcoming and new playwrights -- the Theatre Guild is feeling the threat of...
2730 1936-05-04 Press release Warner Bros. are conducting a nation wide poll on double features.
1140 1936-02-06 Press release Legion of Decency inaugurates a weekly listing of approved and classified movies
2517 1935-12-18 Press release Outlines proceedings of quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors. Harry Buckley (UA) was elected as a member of the b...
2520 1935-09-19 Press release Press release of Hays' annual report, detailing the upcoming types of movies that will establish the motion picture as t...
2580 1935-07-24 Press release The PCA seal of approval and certificate number will now appear on features in the same manner that they currently do on...
2413 1934-07-12 Press release Several major studios have given exhibitors the power not to exhibit any of their films that were released prior to 15 J...
1106 1934-07-01 Press release Steps in Motion Picture Betterment. The movement towards the use of an "umpire" to rule absolutely upon standards: fir...
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...
2419 1934-06-22 Press release Appeals of the decisions of the Production Code Administration will no longer occur.
1109 1934-06-21 Press release Statement issued by the Catholic Bishops Committee after their meeting in Cincinnati 22 June 1934, concerning the campai...
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 ...
1717 1932-05-04 Press release "Censors on defensive in Scarface controversy." Announcing Hughes is taking legal action against state censor boards, st...
1715 1932-05-03 Press release Announcing Hughes "nationwide legal battle" to prevent the censoring of Scarface.
1713 1932-05-01 Press release "No compromise with censors declares Hughes."
1682 1932-04-26 Press release Allied claiming that the theatre-owning producers, through the MPPDA, are consciously attempting to destroy, or at least...
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.
1700 1932-02-26 Press release Scarface will be released under its original title.
1702 1932-02-06 Press release Announcing the release of Scarface, under its new title "Scar of a Nation," on 3 January 1932.
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
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...
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...
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...
1247 1930-04-29 Press release Beetson and Joy meet production Executives to explain the imperatives of the "Code of Ethics'
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 -- ...
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
1256 1930-04-01 Press release "Motion picture industry formulates New Code made necessary by sound" on MPPDA approval of Code
1574 1930-01-12 Press release Press release from Caddo announcing the near-future world premiere of Hell's Angels, produced and directed by Howard Hug...
1573 1930-01-10 Press release Press release from Caddo announcing the arrival of new star, Jean Harlow. Gives biographical information and promotes th...
573 1929-12-13 Press release Cadmans press statement explains that, contrary to a report in the Herald Tribune (12-13-1929), Hays and Milliken were n...
2138 1929-10-31 Press release At the annual MPTOA conference, Kent announces that the MPPDA distributors have agreed to rental reductions on sound fil...
636 1929-10-30 Press release At the annual MPTOA conference, M.E. Comerford (theatre chain owner, Penn) credited Hays "with having been a major influ...
634 1929-10-18 Press release Judge Thacher has ruled that the producers and FBTs have violated the Sheridan Anti-trust law, and are in restraint in t...
635 1929-10-16 Press release Reaction to Judge Thacher's ruling: "The decision sustains the position taken by the Allied States Association that the ...
2126 1929-07-29 Press release Expresses his views on the FTC resolution investigating US Steel and DuPont: "bureaucracy gone insane."
557 1929-07-22 Press release Myers claims that "the plan for exhibitor relief worked out by representatives of the producers and representatives of a...
593 1929-06-18 Press release Movies are officially recognized as a fine art at Harvard. Titles are announced of 12 films to be kept in perpetuity at ...
2125 1929-05-26 Press release Announces that West Coast Theatres and others have been ordered to discontinue combining to compel distributors not to s...
520 1929-01-17 Press release AMPP annual Board of Directors meeting -- industry must take action to resist censorship of sound
518 1929-01-14 Press release Hays on censor boards attempts to censor sound -- they "are presuming to censor speech
458 1928-11-12 Press release Hays and the Women's Clubs are promoting a film on women's achievements in public life, called Rising Woman.
466 1928-06-21 Press release This reports Hays' annual review of the state of the motion picture industry delivered at a meeting of the MPPDA Board o...
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