ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
2703 1935-12-11 Letter Regarding the title "High Hat" -- it is a registered title yet an upcoming film of the same name has been announced.
2563 1935-12-04 Letter A tentative certificate of approval (with number) will be assigned to all scripts approved by the Production Code Admini...
2497 1935-10-29 Letter Thanking Kelly for passing on information relating to burlesque performances accompanying motion pictures in certain the...
2529 1935-10-28 Letter Acknowledging the large memo "Trade Practices in the Motion Picture Industry" - an attempt to rework issues since the de...
2496 1935-10-22 Letter Issue of obscene shows being performed in theatres with motion pictures. In this case, Minsky's Burlesque is been perfor...
2654 1935-10-21 Letter RKO film, Finishing School, was deemed inappropriate for release by the Alberta Board of Motion Picture Censors and it w...
2532 1935-10-16 Letter Asking for opinion on the issue of enforced arbitration.
2468 1935-10-13 Letter Regarding commercial advertising and the non-theatrical distribution and exhibition of entertainment films in competitio...
2640 1935-10-07 Letter Both She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel are having great difficulty gaining PCA approval. Breen feels they should not b...
2641 1935-10-06 Letter What is the current state of She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel's applications for PCA approval? Breen is of the opinio...
2481 1935-10-03 Letter A letter that presumably contains copies of letters sent to the MPPDA regarding a film based on the life of Senator Huey...
2479 1935-10-01 Letter Hays assures the wife of the late Senator Huey Long that he would do whatever he could to aid her as Universal is planni...
2540 1935-10-01 Letter Sending Bright an up to date copy of the by-laws of the Association of Motion Picture Producers. Copy included.
2478 1935-09-26 Letter The wife of the late Senator Huey Long objects to a proposed Universal film about the life of her husband.
2471 1935-09-25 Letter Covering letter accompanying the dissemination of the Survey and Report on Screen Advertising (13 September 1935), plus ...
1121 1935-09-06 Letter Although G-Man pictures comply with all the tenets of the Code, their excessive violence and brutality have been causing...
2564 1935-09-06 Letter The new list (or an additional list) of words not acceptable under the Production Code. Women shall not be referred to ...
2544 1935-09-03 Letter MPPDA want Mascot to join the association. Nat Levine (Mascot) is not keen.
1112 1935-08-23 Letter A congratulatory letter from Fox's office in England praising the Advertising Code. Fox in England is having much less ...
2565 1935-08-05 Letter Sending Hays a list of the words and phrases that are unacceptable under the Production Code -- see the list 11-0276.
2644 1935-08-05 Letter RKO are reissuing several films and the PCA has not had time to approval them -- RKO has been forced to reissue them wit...
2504 1935-08-02 Letter Approximately ninety percent of theatres owners in Indiana do want to end the exhibition of double features but ten perc...
2571 1935-07-29 Letter Canada Censorship Boards will not pass any more gangster films (G-Men pictures). Foreign.
2505 1935-07-25 Letter Information regarding the banning of double features.
2506 1935-07-23 Letter The Associated Theatre Owners of Indiana are working on a plan to eliminate double features; some theatre owners are str...
2508 1935-07-23 Letter Paramount do not want to sign certain exhibition contracts in Indiana without the State agreeing to eliminate double fea...
2693 1935-07-16 Letter MPPDA wants around fifty copies of the booklet "Moving Pictures and the Adolescent" -- social influence of motion pictur...
2704 1935-07-08 Letter MPPDA playing unofficial mediator between Warners and a disgruntled exhibitor -- the details of the situation are not gi...
2482 1935-07-01 Letter Congratulating Hess on his memo to all member companies regarding the issue of representation of the dead in biographica...
2645 1935-06-26 Letter Disagrees with the agreement (or disagrees that there was an agreement) that any film reissued before 1 August 1935 must...
2646 1935-06-24 Letter Regarding reissues of films. They must be approved by the PCA.
2486 1935-06-17 Letter Sending Hess a copy of the Elizabeth Yeaman article "Censor Ruling Evoked on Biographical Films"- it has caused concern ...
2583 1935-06-13 Letter Sending Hays a copy of Zanuck's letter detailing his proposed kidnapping story.
2584 1935-06-12 Letter Zanuck does have a kidnapping story he would like to film -- at this stage it is just an idea, there is no script. Kidna...
2606 1935-06-07 Letter Acknowledging Quigley's letter suggesting the PCA seal of approval and certificate number could be displayed as an emble...
2607 1935-06-03 Letter Quigley is suggesting the PCA seal of approval and certificate number could be displayed as an emblem instead of a scree...
2608 1935-05-29 Letter Acknowledging Quigley's letter regarding the trend of some theatres removing the PCA seal of approval from a print.
2609 1935-05-28 Letter Some theatres are removing the PCA seal of approval -- Quigley feels this would not happen if the seal appeared in emble...
2588 1935-05-21 Letter A list of all films that carry the PCA seal of approval has been sent to affiliated theatres and this list will be updat...
2590 1935-05-14 Letter Schaefer proposes that the trade papers could run a list every week of films that have been approved by the PCA -- as th...
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