ID Date Type Description Summary
1050 1934-07-02 Letter Details of procedure re implementation of Production Code machinery.
1049 1934-06-30 Letter Details of procedure for implementation of revised Production Code machinery for approval of final prints -- telling th...
1023 1934-06-22 Letter Given Department of Justice objections to Selznicks idea, suggested by Fritz Lang, for a picture showing the overthrow o...
2430 1934-06-22 Letter Regarding a Paramount foreign production. Asking for the script to be submitted for approval in both English and Spanish...
2345 1934-06-19 Letter Recommending Metro Goldwyn drop the proposed film, to be directed by Fritz Lang, that portrays a crazed group overthrowi...
1991 1934-06-09 Letter A legal opinion of the agreement signed by the Cleveland theatre owners (10-1307).
2359 1934-05-28 Letter Receipt of information regarding resolution about unfair non-theatrical competition. The resolution was sponsored by the...
2421 1934-05-28 Letter Response to Hays' letter suggesting that Story Department heads receive copies of MPPDA correspondence regarding Product...
1045 1934-05-24 Letter Heads of story departments suggested they should receive copies of Breen letters to studios on Production Code matters t...
2431 1934-05-18 Letter The issue of foreign productions by member companies. Hart wants the script submitted for Production Code Administration...
1044 1934-05-14 Letter Discusses the designation of a studio staff member to operate as the ongoing and consistent contact for the Studio Relat...
2432 1934-05-10 Letter Scripts must be sent to Production Code Administration for approval prior to production.
1973 1934-05-08 Letter Everyone happy to see MPPDA seal appear on every film.
2434 1934-05-04 Letter Paramount intend to produce several films in the East at Astoria. Hart wants those scripts to be submitted to the PCA fo...
2422 1934-05-01 Letter Responding to Hays' letter asking the studios to appoint a staff member to liaison with the Studio Relations Committee o...
1002 1934-04-28 Letter Catholic approval of Hays ban on Dillinger film -- along with a number of other letters all approving, from women's gr...
1043 1934-04-25 Letter He proposed to other companies that they follow his plan of sending Hammell to Coast to supervise Production Code matter...
967 1934-04-24 Letter MPPDA seal will appear on all WB films from now on
1110 1934-04-20 Letter Confirming AMPP agreement that each studio provide "a strong man" for the purpose of Production Code enforcement to liai...
1997 1934-04-18 Letter Regarding the creation of an Archives Commission -- put forward by Bloom. Checking the section relating to the archiving...
2322 1934-04-18 Letter Regarding Rosenberg's communications concerning his work in the area of fire prevention and protection. He has an attach...
2323 1934-04-16 Letter Rosenberg has an attachment for motion picture projectors that provides for the prevention of fire. All basic patents ha...
2426 1934-04-11 Letter All contracts with outside distributors must ensure that the rules and regulations of the MPPDA, and particularly the Pr...
964 1934-04-06 Letter Advertising Code operation: "I feel I should tell you how very much pleased I am with the prompt service we get out of y...
1966 1934-04-05 Letter After having been asked to submit all advertising and press through McCarthy's office, Sisk notes that RKO has not been ...
1967 1934-04-05 Letter Universal have not always sent everything for approval but will try to rectify that.
1035 1934-04-02 Letter Outlining the new resolution requiring distribution contracts to ensure the Production and Advertising Codes are upheld....
2440 1934-04-02 Letter Columbia agrees to send all scripts of short subjects to Production Code Administration for approval.
1091 1934-03-30 Letter The likelihood that Doctor Monica will have to be rejected. Great concern over the abortion angle. Includes synopsis o...
1887 1934-03-30 Letter Sending a copy of the Individual Reaffirmation of Adherence (6 March 1933) and the Resolution of Reaffirmation of Adhere...
974 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over Uncertain Lady. Universal have cooperated with cuts, and problems were here much less sev...
975 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over The Great Magoo. Digest of Breen correspondence. It will appear as Thank Your Stars whic...
976 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over Sailor, Beware -- digest of correspondence over Navy objections -- it had been mention...
977 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over The Postman Always Rings Twice - MGM have spent $25,000 on it; after Warners, RKO and Colu...
1090 1934-03-28 Letter Production Code problems over It Ain't No Sin -- digest of correspondence -- there is still no acceptable script sho...
1092 1934-03-28 Letter The extreme problems posed by Madame Dubarry; it violates the morality clause and would be offensive to France Spain and...
1038 1934-03-27 Letter Outlining the plan to inform company presidents of specifics of their products PCA progress; as agreed at Board of Direc...
1039 1934-03-27 Letter Sending Breen a copy of the letter sent to company presidents regarding the plan to inform them of the specific workings...
1040 1934-03-27 Letter Regarding the plan to send copies of PCA letters to studio heads to the company presidents as well -- information regard...
2423 1934-03-26 Letter Thanking Carr for the promise that the Independents will cooperate with the Production and Advertising Codes.
1888 1934-03-24 Letter Sending copies of the two Reaffirmation of Adherence documents, from March 1933.
1969 1934-03-24 Letter Einfeld of WB had complained about rejection of a clinch still. -- "Probably you rejected it for fear that it could easi...
963 1934-03-23 Letter Guilty Parents and Sins of Love typical of smut produced particularly at this time of year and used by patent-medicine s...
2441 1934-03-20 Letter Asking that all short subject films produced by Columbia that have been purchased from East Coast independents or short ...
988 1934-03-17 Letter 'Herewith is a letter to you similar to that written to the other member companies indicating the opinion expressed unan...
997 1934-03-17 Letter Protesting idea of Dillinger picture: "I am sure that all Christian people, welfare organizations, etc. will oppose such...
987 1934-03-16 Letter Referring to the false report that pictures were contemplated built around the escaped criminal Dillinger, and to the di...
960 1934-03-14 Letter Re bad endorsement advertising -- Pettijohn had brought in an advertisement from Minneapolis paper of Claudette Colber...
996 1934-03-14 Letter Complaining that MPPDA work is not effective, and that Millikens reply to her 9 March 1934 letter about a possible Dilli...
2343 1934-03-13 Letter Notification of meeting of the Executive Committee to be held 16 March 1934.
961 1934-03-12 Letter Most of their problems over Advertising Code are with Paramount -- both Breen and Lewis have talked with Baily "along ...
959 1934-03-09 Letter Advertisements for Mojud Hosiery Co. with endorsements from Constance Bennett, Mae West, Sylvia Sidney, Claudette Colber...
995 1934-03-09 Letter Protesting idea of film about Dillinger "There are some of us who feel that a great deal is still left to accomplish in...
983 1934-03-08 Letter Is he going to permit the making of a picture on Dillinger and reopen the problem over gangster and crime films?
2442 1934-02-20 Letter All scripts for East Coast productions -- including scripts of films made independently but distributed by RKO- must be ...
2353 1934-02-14 Letter Approving Walt Disney's Class A membership to the MPPDA. Includes similar approval letter from RKO.
2443 1934-02-13 Letter Finished cuts of Independent productions distributed by RKO are submitted to PCA for approval -- do scripts need to be? ...
1021 1934-02-10 Letter Suggesting the establishment of an arbitration committee to deal with labor and other disputes between studios and emplo...
1024 1934-02-08 Letter MPPDA dues are: "A membership fee of $1,000, which is returnable upon termination or withdrawal of the membership, and w...
2351 1934-02-02 Letter Regarding the status of Animated Pictures Corporation. Very similar structure to Walt Disney except that some of the com...
1032 1934-01-30 Letter Relates to films made in the East and the procedure that must be followed regarding the PCA. Confirms Norr conversation ...
957 1934-01-29 Letter He should send all the stills rejected by Breen to New York for use in foreign countries.
2344 1934-01-27 Letter Rosenblatt wants a meeting of some of the "important producers" at his apartment on 31 January 1934.
2444 1934-01-24 Letter John Barry will arrange for PCA screening of short subjects.
2445 1934-01-24 Letter Outlines procedure for Production Code Administration submission. Films produced on the West Coast should go to the West...
2446 1934-01-24 Letter All East Coast productions either made by or distributed by a member company must be submitted to the Production Code Ad...
953 1934-01-23 Letter Withdrawing approval of posters for Men in White which "portrayed Myrna Loy in an horizontal position with Clark Gable l...
2447 1934-01-23 Letter Buckley under the mistaken belief that films distributed by United Artists that have been independently produced do not ...
2448 1934-01-22 Letter All films must be submitted to PCA for approval. Hart has had no reply regarding some recent showings and wants to know ...
2449 1934-01-22 Letter Hart will be informed of the final screening of films prior to the censor board screenings so the films can be given PCA...
2450 1934-01-22 Letter United Artists are not submitting independently produced films that they distribute. These films must be submitted for P...
1030 1934-01-20 Letter All motion pictures must be submitted for Production Code including vaudeville shorts.
2452 1934-01-19 Letter MGM do not produce features or shorts in the East but do make travelogues (technically filmed all over the world): do th...
1029 1934-01-18 Letter They only produce vaudeville shorts in New York. Singerman feels that these do not have stories and their scripts do no...
979 1934-01-15 Letter Hays had told Zukor 16 October 1933 that September Morn should not be used "calling attention to the action of your Boar...
2355 1934-01-15 Letter Schenck absent but will surely approve Walt Disney's application for Class A membership to MPPDA. Similar approval lette...
2495 1934-01-15 Letter Suggesting an amendment to the Kansas Censorship Law: similar to one made in NY, ensuring that censorship laws do not pr...
2453 1934-01-13 Letter Ensuring all member producers and distributors know that films produced in the East, including all shorts, must be scree...
2357 1934-01-11 Letter Letter outlines Walt Disney's application for Class A membership to the MPPDA and the call for a vote on the matter. (Re...
980 1934-01-10 Letter September Morn dispute with author and his agent Bentel over Paramount not purchasing play because they could not use ti...
2334 1934-01-10 Letter Reminder to Horne and other members of the Advertising Committee of meeting on 11 January 1934.
2451 1934-01-10 Letter Clarifying which types of productions need to be submitted to PCA for approval. Relates specifically to animated cartoon...
952 1934-01-03 Letter There is friction between the Advertising Advisory Council and Tom Baily of Paramount. Re Baily memo 29 December 1933: ...
1095 1934-01-02 Letter Useful letter explaining the different classes of membership in the MPPDA. Dues and conditions of membership of MPPDA i...
868 1933-12-06 Letter The censorship of film stills. Disagreeing with McCarthy's claims that certain still photographs are too risqu. Notes th...
866 1933-12-04 Letter Reply to McCarthy's letter of 28 November 1933 (10-0088) regarding the censoring of film stills. Confirms Advertising Co...
1821 1933-12-01 Letter The association can not take any position in the matter of eliminating double features as the distributors are acting as...
864 1933-11-28 Letter Studios must submit duplicate copies of press books, posters stills and trade paper ads to conform with new Advertising ...
865 1933-11-28 Letter New Advertising Code procedures: Breen should use his assistant John Lewis for this work -- WB and RKO will submit the...
863 1933-11-27 Letter Hays has final say in disputed cases involving Advertising Code.
1823 1933-11-25 Letter On continuing double feature issue.
3349 1933-11-25 Letter Protesting that the distributors are refusing to maintain a consistent anti-double feature policy.
862 1933-11-21 Letter Implementation of Advertising Code - Warner thought he was to have final say, not Hays.
861 1933-11-17 Letter MPPDA Executive Committee meeting to revise implementation of Advertising Code - McCarthy has been brought in to aid W...
1955 1933-11-08 Letter Congressman Gregory will meet Harry Warner on 13 November 1933. Mayfield, KY.
1958 1933-10-28 Letter Regarding Mayfield, KY. situation: Senator Backley is in Europe but Congressman Gregory (part-owner) and the theatre man...
1959 1933-10-27 Letter Harry Warner wants to meet with people from Mayfield, KY. -- someone authorized to act and perhaps settle situation. Ne...
1960 1933-10-24 Letter New ensuring that Warner will meet with Gregory or Barkley if meeting is arranged. New doesn't want to contact either ma...
1799 1933-10-11 Letter Lillian Booth claiming her work plagiarized in Shanghai Express and International House. The Academy has dismissed these...
1800 1933-10-10 Letter Ensuring Lillian Booth cannot claim she has been neglected by the MPPDA or that the association has sided with her over ...
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