ID Date Type Description Summary
2072 1927-10-18 Memo List of senior industry personnel attending a meeting -- purpose not given.
2073 1927-11-03 Memo Samuel Johnson quote: "I am a great friend of public amusements, for they keep people from vice."
1383 1927-11-12 Memo Memo informing Hays that the United Press are sending out an article entitled "Denies Movies Cause Increase in Crime". I...
2050 1927-11-22 Memo Listing membership of the committees of each branch of the Academy
395 1927-12-15 Memo New Jersey Public Library Commission has reported a large increase in the demand for books due to motion pictures and ra...
3235 1927-12-19 Memo Proposes changes to the Standard Exhibition Contract for negotiations in Chicago in January 1928.
480 1927-12-20 Memo Patrick F. Scanlan editor of The Brooklyn Tablet objects to "disrobing" scene in Wings, which prevents him from giving i...
406 1928-01-04 Memo This document illustrates the ambitions that the MPPDA cherishes for the Church and Drama Association CDA before their r...
1293 1928-03-21 Memo censorship violations.Negotiations over The Mad Hour gives some insight into the workings of the Studio Relations Commit...
496 1928-03-24 Memo Herron points out that there may be problems with the Austrians over Grease Paint.
459 1928-03-27 Memo In January, William Edward Hickman murdered Marian Parker. Since then, he has been featured in a newsreel (including De...
429 1928-05-23 Memo Fisher, who is an MPPDA reviewer, lists titles which violate the profanity clause; he also gives comments, film by film,...
1290 1928-05-23 Memo Censorship violations
428 1928-05-24 Memo Milliken notes tendencies in the kinds of censorable material currently being produced. Despite gruesomeness, offensive...
483 1928-06-01 Memo Specific censorship problems in the dialogue of the new talkies from Warner Bros.
418 1928-06-09 Memo The industry is being investigated by the Department of Justice -- especially the legality of the operations of the Bo...
385 1928-06-12 Memo Comments on Fox advertising insert in Exhibitors Herald, some of which "some folks might consider an appeal to the sensu...
427 1928-06-14 Memo 'Examination of the trade paper advertising of the proposed product for 1928/29 discloses some titles which, taken in co...
426 1928-06-16 Memo This records the number of violations of the Don'ts and Be-Carefuls by each company, according to the MPPDA reviewer.
1296 1928-07-17 Memo Evidence of the extent to which the MPPDA took trouble over individual crime incidents in which someone alleged the infl...
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