ID Date Type Description Summary
1167 1937-01-28 Letter Restrictions on kidnapping are to be officially interpreted as meaning "abduction, or illegal detention, in modern times...
1124 1937-01-18 Letter The use of the word "dame" in titles is eliminated, because it is "an industry liability." Columbia wants to use it in a...
2961 1937-01-04 Letter Concerning clearance and runs -- what is the exact situation in regards to length of clearance between first and second ...
2870 1937-01-01 Letter Regarding the title "Court House Square" -- MGM was in negotiations to buy the book of that name then bought a book with...
1154 1936-12-31 Letter Hays has just returned from a visit to the Pope and Mussolini. The advertising managers are concerned about details of a...
1271 1936-12-24 Letter The Federated Church Brotherhoods of California is tired of waiting for the improvements promised by the Code. Milliken...
2796 1936-12-24 Letter Sending Hess copies of the form letters that will be sent to member and non-member companies respectively when a PCA cer...
2739 1936-12-22 Letter Regarding the process of obtaining films from member companies for the National Archives. Film preservation.
2799 1936-12-18 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII -- Breen assures him...
2740 1936-12-17 Letter Arranging for a meeting with Hays to discuss obtaining films from member companies for the National Archives. Film prese...
1145 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The importance of a...
2800 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The fear is offensi...
2741 1936-12-11 Letter Outlining the process of the film library in the National Archives. There is already a collection of films given by gove...
2714 1936-12-04 Letter Lists the approved and rejected press books of reissues. All exchanges have been notified that objectionable material mu...
2723 1936-11-06 Letter Advising Kent regarding a resolution passed by the MPTO of Maryland on double features. Demands that exhibitors be relie...
2724 1936-11-05 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of the resolution passed by the MPTO of Maryland relating to double features.
2742 1936-11-02 Letter Sending a copy of the report given to the Society of Motion Picture Engineers on film preservation. See report 11-1202.
2832 1936-10-31 Letter Outlines the fund-raising drives held by the Will Rogers Memorial Commission.
2802 1936-10-21 Letter Sending out a copy of the Production Code, resolution for uniform interpretation, the memo on crime pictures and the res...
2804 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2805 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2769 1936-10-02 Letter Educational Studios, Inc. has resigned from the MPPDA -- no longer producing in Hollywood.
2782 1936-09-25 Letter Sending Samuel Goldwyn an application form for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2791 1936-09-09 Letter Paramount's various companies have merged together under the name Paramount Pictures, Inc. All MPPDA memberships regard...
2806 1936-08-21 Letter Lists the films rejected by the PCA New York office during 1936, with reasons for rejection: Undercover Men (gangster fi...
2734 1936-08-06 Letter Far East Films Corporation has merged with Educational Films Corporation.
2745 1936-07-20 Letter Acknowledging receipt of a report on the preservation of film by the National Bureau of Standards. See report 11-1212.
2810 1936-07-17 Letter All films wanting a PCA seal of approval must be screened for the PCA -- Pizor has complained about the financial costs ...
2747 1936-07-08 Letter Acknowledging the thanks of the National Archives for the MPPDA's help with the installation of film and sound recording...
2748 1936-07-07 Letter Thanking the MPPDA for its help with the installation of film and sound recording equipment at the National Archives.
2783 1936-06-11 Letter Selznick International Pictures has become a member of the MPPDA.
2784 1936-06-11 Letter Selznick International Pictures has become a member of the MPPDA. Includes small amount of correspondence regarding thei...
2808 1936-06-11 Letter Independents are releasing films prior to receiving PCA approval.
2823 1936-06-10 Letter Outlining, for the PCA records, the fees relating to obtaining PCA approval. Small file included relating to the issue o...
2809 1936-06-01 Letter Sending Hays information regarding the release of independent productions that have not received the formal PCA seal of ...
2812 1936-05-18 Letter Acknowledging the position of Lenauer -- a distributor of foreign films -- in regards to the costs of obtaining the PCA ...
2818 1936-05-17 Letter Breen wants Hays to instruct all companies that requests for the opinion of the PCA on potential production material mus...
2814 1936-05-14 Letter A theatre in San Francisco is showing films that do not comply with the Production Code nor do they carry the PCA seal o...
2720 1936-05-12 Letter Relating to the phrase (and therefore title) "Foreign Correspondent".
2813 1936-05-01 Letter Feels the PCA approval costs for distributors of foreign films within America is too high -- particularly when dealing w...
2731 1936-04-28 Letter Asking for help for Warner Bros. nation wide survey on double features.
2752 1936-04-23 Letter The Pope has praised the motion pictures and their improved moral decency.
2754 1936-04-22 Letter In relation to the improvements of the quality and morality of motion pictures -- "I may say that they are moving in the...
2788 1936-03-20 Letter Dispute with MGM over paying for films the theatre does not want to distribute -- Hess advises Somma to speak with MGM.
2819 1936-02-10 Letter Thanking Schwartz for the copy of Columbia's Producers-Distributors Contract. Contract included here.
2820 1936-02-05 Letter Regarding the situation of short subject series that are made up of news reel footage -- should they be submitted to PCA...
2716 1936-01-29 Letter Outlines certain responsibilities of companies under the Advertising Code. From 1 February 1936, a fine will be imposed ...
2759 1936-01-01 Letter The Legion of Decency has a temporary home until the new headquarters are ready.
2561 1935-12-16 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of a copy of the restraining order issued in the Associated Industries of Oklahoma vs. Oklahom...
2562 1935-12-12 Letter The Vitaphone Corporation (Warner Bros. subsidiary) will send all of their short subjects made in the East to the West C...
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