ID Date Type Description Summary
3041 1939-10-11 Letter Operation of American motion picture companies in the United Kingdom.
3009 1939-10-04 Letter A letter received by Pettijohn from the president of a distillers corporation -- his view is that the movies should not ...
3014 1939-09-16 Letter Regarding Hays' recent letter on the importance of not allowing propaganda to be produced by the industry in relation to...
1202 1939-09-15 Letter With the onset of war in Europe, Hays reiterates his position that the motion pictures are primarily entertainment and t...
3043 1939-08-10 Letter Regarding the bill concerning tax and regulation of the exhibition of foreign films in Cuba.
3042 1939-08-07 Letter Regarding the exhibition of American motion pictures in France since the modification of the French Film Decree.
3044 1939-07-27 Letter Regarding the proposal to improve the quality of American motion pictures exhibited in Chile.
1204 1939-07-19 Letter Complaint that chain theatres fail to support the lobbying efforts of the independent theatres, and do not pull their fi...
3045 1939-07-17 Letter Concerning the ban of the Universal film The Road Back in Honduras and Peru.
1205 1939-06-24 Letter Hoover asks whether he should participate in a series of filmed interviews planned by Eugene Lyons.
2981 1939-06-20 Letter Sending Columbia a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and the by-laws of the MPPDA.
3053 1939-06-18 Letter Bill imposing restrictions on American motion picture interests in Denmark.
3024 1939-06-08 Letter Sending the extended licensing agreement between Progressive Education Association and members -- there has been a delay...
3046 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding the motion picture situation in the Netherlands -- exhibition of American motion pictures?
3047 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding proposed bill in Japan relating to the exhibition of foreign motion pictures.
2978 1939-05-01 Letter Asking if the Independent Motion Pictures Producers Association is still functioning? Chadwick is forming a production c...
3064 1939-05-01 Letter United Artists is attempting to ascertain the full financial details of its Spanish subsidiary.
3048 1939-04-29 Letter Motion pictures in Buenos Aires -- no details provided. Presumably exhibition of foreign films.
3040 1939-04-27 Letter Libel suit against Republic Pictures' film Man of Conquest.
3018 1939-04-14 Letter Hays feels all reissues should incur a $25.00 PCA fee.
2979 1939-04-13 Letter Charlie Chaplin has designed a movie sequence that is very new and exciting to him. He wants to leave the written copy o...
2997 1939-04-13 Letter Thanking Nizer for sending information regarding privacy rights.
3019 1939-04-12 Letter In regard to the resolution on PCA fees for reissues -- Hays feels the fee should be set at $25.00.
2998 1939-04-10 Letter Sending Hays pamphlet on privacy rights -- a new branch of law.
3016 1939-04-06 Letter Asking for information regarding Production Code -- everything necessary to obtain PCA seal of approval. Palfreyman resp...
3058 1939-04-06 Letter Only three companies have signed the contracts with Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3063 1939-04-06 Letter United Artists is attempting to collect money owed to them by United Artists A.S. which is a Czechoslovakian corporation...
3062 1939-03-22 Letter Twentieth Century-Fox is proposing to make a film about the life and work of Brigham Young -- the Church of Jesus Christ...
1215 1939-03-10 Letter Harmon first suggests to Hays the separation of the administrative and advisory functions of the PCA, in order to clarif...
3020 1939-03-04 Letter Asking about five Paramount films (reissues) Brandt is hoping to exhibit -- have they been PCA approved? Milliken replie...
3049 1939-03-01 Letter Tax on excess profit for foreign business in Spain -- will be in effect for the duration of the war.
2991 1939-02-28 Letter Sending information to the Board of Directors prior to meeting - motion pictures in education, program of the Advisory ...
3050 1939-02-24 Letter Proposal to increase tax on American motion pictures in Canada for the duration of the war.
3051 1939-02-11 Letter MGM having some difficulties in India obtaining a renewal of their theatre license.
1203 1939-02-03 Letter Includes 2 memoranda re the pedagogic enterprises directed by Mark A. May: the history and development of the project us...
2973 1939-01-20 Letter Regarding score charges -- Canadian distributors seem to want to wait and take the lead of their American counterparts.
1213 1939-01-17 Letter Skouras is concerned about the double-feature situation, especially the poor quality of B-pictures and the prevalence of...
1214 1939-01-16 Letter Advertising films are brought under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council, finally solving the problem of...
3054 1939-01-07 Letter Issues of importing foreign films into Japan.
2311 1938-12-15 Letter The Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, and its work on the educational values of short films. It expects it...
2908 1938-12-15 Letter Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
2932 1938-11-25 Letter Sending Harmon the file on the film Angels With Dirty Faces.
2936 1938-11-09 Letter Lists the prison films made by member companies in the last two years. Production Trends.
2939 1938-10-31 Letter Paramount has been combining the PCA seal of approval and the NBR insignia -- there is a fear this will confuse audience...
2937 1938-10-20 Letter The PCA charges will be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made as part of the industry...
2938 1938-10-18 Letter Breen is suggesting that PCA charges should be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made ...
2963 1938-09-06 Letter Copyright infringement fears for King Trendle radio broadcast "Lone Ranger" -- includes Palfreyman's advice.
2962 1938-09-03 Letter Columbia is producing a serial called "The Spider" -- similar to the King Trendle radio broadcast "The Green Hornet". Co...
1188 1938-09-01 Letter An official sponsorship deal, involving the financing of an entertainment film by Lucky Strike cigarettes, is proposed b...
2955 1938-08-02 Letter Reissues will only be given PCA approval if the titles have been cleared through the Title Bureau -- this is difficult b...
2941 1938-08-01 Letter The Magic Carpet of Movietone series (Fox Movietone News) is heartily approved by the PCA.
2913 1938-06-16 Letter Arranging the continuation of a meeting of the Board of Directors.
2314 1938-06-14 Letter There is a proposed film based on the Morro Castle disaster -- there is a fear this will harm the American Merchant Mari...
2942 1938-05-05 Letter Regarding the increase of fees for PCA services.
2943 1938-05-02 Letter Regarding the increase of fees for PCA services.
1182 1938-04-28 Letter An angry letter occasioned by an article in the Chicago Daily Tribune (included) in which Goldwyn is quoted as denouncin...
3057 1938-04-28 Letter Asking for the use of Paramount films by the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc. It seems the licensing agreement is not as e...
2944 1938-04-14 Letter Thanking Hess for his opinion on the matter of the film Moambi-Ikomba (King of the Gorillas). The association does not w...
2945 1938-04-06 Letter The issue of PCA approved and non-PCA approved films appearing together in the one program.
2947 1938-03-21 Letter Regarding outstanding PCA fees to be paid by Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America -- in relation to the film The Two...
2949 1938-02-18 Letter Sending Standard Pictures specific PCA regulations regarding crime pictures.
1178 1938-02-10 Letter Summary of boards of trade representing American movie interests in France Belgium Switzerland and Egypt.
2902 1938-01-20 Letter The Advisory Committee on Education in Motion Pictures want a list of Disney short subjects that the company is willing ...
2903 1938-01-18 Letter Giving permission for the Educational Films pictures that have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Education in M...
2904 1938-01-10 Letter Advising companies about the work of the Advisory Committee on Education in Motion Pictures and the desire to establish ...
2953 1938-01-06 Letter The current standing of several RKO pictures in relation to PCA approval -- all films were produced in England.
2844 1938-01-05 Letter Asking for any further advice regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Ch...
2898 1938-01-04 Letter Benjamin Livingston has numerous arrests for indecent exhibition, staging indecent performances and allowing minors to v...
2845 1938-01-03 Letter Regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Chaplin's old two reel comedies ...
1180 1937-12-31 Letter Hays asks for assistance in his efforts to have the level of customs duties in Argentina reduced. There is an enormous ...
2846 1937-12-31 Letter Sending Hays the information regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Cha...
2895 1937-12-23 Letter Outlining the meeting of the Will Rogers Memorial Commission and the work undertaken by the Commission. Includes a file ...
2849 1937-12-09 Letter Pollard has suggested that forty-five minute musicals should be produced (in the East) to accompany features -- in an ef...
2850 1937-11-22 Letter Acknowledging receipt of an upcoming article calling for the end to double feature screenings.
2882 1937-10-21 Letter Sending Breen yet another copy of the Resolution of Uniform Interpretation, Resolution regarding the submission of scrip...
2866 1937-10-15 Letter Asking members to familiarize themselves with the enclosed information suggesting a similar Act to the Guffey Act for th...
2860 1937-10-14 Letter Presenting the report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - all very positive.
2859 1937-10-12 Letter Sending the report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education to members.
2863 1937-09-29 Letter Asking for attendance at a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - there are a couple of r...
2841 1937-09-22 Letter Sending a copy of the speech given by Abram F. Myers at the convention of Allied Theatres of New Jersey suggesting a sim...
2839 1937-09-07 Letter Relating to the issue of advertising and stars who are loaned out to other studios. These stars can not be advertised as...
3375 1937-08-19 Letter Replying to MacKay's enquiry about the use of the company's name in the titles of pictures planned by Selznick and Twent...
1158 1937-08-04 Letter Complaint that Goldwyn has cooperated with Saturday Evening Post articles by Alva Johnston which portray him as a "natur...
2835 1937-06-29 Letter Relating to photographs of Joan Blondell taken by a 'candid cameraman' and printed in Modern Screen magazine.
2836 1937-06-29 Letter Concerning photographs of John Blondell in 'a state of undress' taken by a candid cameraman. These photos are considered...
2883 1937-06-24 Letter Acknowledging receipt of information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of ill...
2884 1937-06-23 Letter Passing on information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of illness and surgi...
2885 1937-05-17 Letter No striptease is appropriate screen material.
2309 1937-05-11 Letter Letter from Hays or Milliken complaining about advertisements (included) for a striptease stage show at the Orpheum Thea...
2474 1937-03-30 Letter Hess wants Moriarity to return documents loaned on 23 October 1935. Includes handwritten list of documents lent to Moria...
2853 1937-03-27 Letter Double feature showing of Lloyd's of London and Winner Take All -- Butler found Winner Take All to be very offensive.
2892 1937-03-23 Letter Sending RKO a form letter to officially inform MPPDA of the merger of the subsidiary corporations with RKO Radio Picture...
2854 1937-03-22 Letter Block booking is not responsible for the screening of double features.
2855 1937-03-19 Letter Opposing double features -- argues that block booking is responsible for the need for double features. She also claims t...
2948 1937-03-16 Letter Congratulatory letter to Warner Bros. for having very few references to liquor or drinking in their recent films.
2890 1937-03-11 Letter If sufficient changes are made to the MGM film Manhattan Melodrama, it can be submitted and approved by the PCA -- it se...
2887 1937-03-09 Letter All scenes depicting U.S. currency must be deleted from films -- including news reels.
2888 1937-03-04 Letter Depictions of U.S. currency are against the law -- does this apply to news reels? The answer Hess gives is yes. Breen s...
2856 1937-02-24 Letter Double feature screening of The Stowaway (with Shirley Temple) and At The Opera (Charlie Chan film) -- young boy was fri...
3371 1937-02-15 Letter MPTOA strongly opposes Neely and Pettengill Bills.
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