ID Date Type Description Summary
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 ...
1801 1933-09-13 Letter Rather passionate account of Booth's claims that she has had her work used, without her permission, by various studios.
1842 1933-09-11 Letter Paramount wants to keep the theatres in Detroit. Trendle asking Hays to "put in a good word" for him.
873 1933-09-09 Letter Double-feature issue a dispute between exhibitors and independent producers -- over whether there should be a NRA Code...
874 1933-08-23 Letter Letter addressed to tradespeople in industries allied to motion pictures. Double features -- NRA Code argument -- wit...
1804 1933-08-16 Letter Offering a copy of "What Shocked the Censors!" for comment.
1961 1933-08-07 Letter Regarding Mayfield, KY. situation: forwarding two letters to Senator Barkley from Anderson and McDonald (10-0977 -- 10...
941 1933-07-20 Letter Mayfield KY theatre situation -- WB only allowing American Legion Theatre pictures it doesn't want and operating a mon...
946 1933-07-20 Letter Mayfield KY theatre situation -- WB only allowing American Legion Theatre pictures it doesn't want and operating a mon...
942 1933-07-16 Letter Complaint over WB theatre practice in Owensboro, KY.
1863 1933-07-13 Letter Cosmopolitan Pictures, Inc. (an affiliate of MGM) has joined the MPPDA.
1805 1933-07-06 Letter Bill to amend Ohio censorship -- now legal to lease motion pictures prior to their being censored. "Loan, rent, lease" e...
936 1933-07-05 Letter Acknowledges Joe Schenck letter of 23 June 1933; denies Hays ever opposed to Arbitration agreement.
1963 1933-07-01 Letter Sending Warner a complete copy of the file on the Mayfield Kentucky situation.
943 1933-06-27 Letter Forwarding 27 June 1933 letter from Congressman Gregory: "In its implications this is more than a local business inciden...
1964 1933-06-27 Letter Warner has just been informed of Mayfield, KY. Situation -- wants to do what he can. Asks Barkley to obtain complete out...
1942 1933-06-26 Letter Regarding the litigation between Swiss company Cinevox and Tiffany. The matter is in the hands of Tiffany's attorney, an...
1943 1933-06-24 Letter Seeking information regarding Swiss litigation issue in order to reply to the letters from the Consulate General of Swit...
933 1933-06-23 Letter Denies Harry Warner accusations against 20th Century; MGM behaved in accordance with Arbitration Agreement over Hubbard;...
938 1933-06-23 Letter WB hostility to American Legion showing motion pictures in Mayfield, KY may well result in his reversing his vote agains...
932 1933-06-20 Letter Circulating copies of Harry Warner 14 June 1933 and Nick Schenck 19 June 1933 letters
930 1933-06-19 Letter Denies Harry Warner accusations in 9 June 1933 and 14 June 1933 letters and 14 June 1933 Board of Directors meeting: MGM...
1865 1933-06-19 Letter Monogram wants to join both MPPDA and AMPP.
1944 1933-06-19 Letter Outlining the situation between Swiss company Cinevox and Tiffany: can the association help and contact the Tiffany peop...
1854 1933-06-18 Letter Mayer clearly setting out the terms, as he understands them, of the Chevalier contract. Chevalier guaranteed $150,000 (o...
944 1933-06-17 Letter Details of complaint about WB theatre operation in Mayfield KY against American Legion theatre there -- they are preve...
1852 1933-06-16 Letter The rescheduling of Board of Directors' meeting, now to be held 19 June 1933.
2317 1933-06-16 Letter Kent unable to attend rescheduled Board of Directors' meeting now to be held 19 June 1933.
929 1933-06-14 Letter Details Lucien Hubbard case -- Zanuck assistant who went to MGM when Thalberg was failing to perform there -- after th...
923 1933-06-12 Letter Denies charges made in Harry Warner letter of 9 June 1933 -- did not talk to Zanuck until after he resigned from WB -...
927 1933-06-10 Letter Suggesting WB had behaved improperly over his story Trouble Shooter, which only Zanuck was interested in until he left, ...
922 1933-06-09 Letter Joe Schenck had negotiated for 20th Century with Constance Bennett and Gregory LaCava without informing RKO -- he and ...
928 1933-06-09 Letter Zanuck had been demanding a salary increase, had resigned over "the termination of the bank holiday salary reduction." ...
1866 1933-06-09 Letter Monogram plans to go into national distribution. Wants to join MPPDA and discuss the the issue of talent borrowing with ...
917 1933-06-07 Letter Moral standards of movies are justifiably creating protests and producers are ignoring them to the general detriment of ...
1830 1933-06-01 Letter No complaints have been made by the Californian exhibitors regarding Paramount reverting back to single features.
2292 1933-05-23 Letter Hays replies to a Beetson telegram asking about Joe Schenck's attitude to the Arbitration agreement. Hays writes that S...
1832 1933-05-12 Letter These exhibitors have eliminated double features but are asking for concessions in the form of trading features for shor...
1880 1933-05-11 Letter RKO has received the paragraph that must be used in all contracts between distributing companies and producing units (se...
1881 1933-05-09 Letter Paramount will use the clause (see 10-527) but can there be a note in contract instructing distributors that the major d...
1882 1933-05-08 Letter Instructing companies that the attached paragraph (not included here - see 10-527) must be incorporated into all contrac...
1816 1933-05-05 Letter Copy of Palfreyman's memo dated 29 April 1933 (10-0213 to 10-0217) for the conference on distribution economics.
1934 1933-05-01 Letter Regarding all films made in foreign countries, distributed by companies in the States, needing to be sent to Wingate for...
1796 1933-04-28 Letter Asking for comments on the Advertising Review Committee Plan for self-regulation in the elimination of unfair advertisin...
1935 1933-04-28 Letter Regarding foreign films distributed by Universal in America: Cochrane has organized for Singerman to handle the issue in...
937 1933-04-25 Letter UA wish to resign from all FBT except New York.
1936 1933-04-22 Letter Kent understands films distributed by RKO but made in foreign countries must be approved by the MPPDA; will take appropr...
1807 1933-04-20 Letter Re amendments to censorship legislation, Ohio bill has been vetoed by Governor. New York bill is before the Governor. No...
913 1933-04-18 Letter Ensuring Hays of his company's policy of clean advertising in light of the Reaffirmation of Adherence. Agrees with Adver...
1809 1933-04-18 Letter Asking for update on censorship amendments. Hess reply see 10-0192
1883 1933-04-18 Letter Sending Educational Studios a copy of the producer-distributor clause (see 10-527).
1818 1933-04-15 Letter Report on the financial savings available if branch offices were to close in areas with limited sales potential. A case ...
1889 1933-04-13 Letter Having been sent the Reaffirmation documents, Sisk offers his company's assurances. Also, notes that RKO has not offende...
912 1933-04-12 Letter Clearly establishing his company's stance against salacious advertising. Notes the position of the chain - Atlanta - ...
1937 1933-04-10 Letter The adherence of locally distributed foreign films to the Code is understood and will be taken care of.
1891 1933-04-06 Letter Letter sent to various theatre owners. Strong statement regarding the reaffirmation of Advertising Code and Production ...
1938 1933-04-06 Letter Regarding the approval of foreign films: Warner Bros. is not releasing any foreign films in the US.
1892 1933-04-05 Letter Offering a list of theatre owners that could be sent the notice of reaffirmation of adherence. Hays does send such a let...
1968 1933-04-04 Letter All advertising material must go through the Advertising Advisory Council for approval. This letter was sent to all comp...
1838 1933-04-03 Letter The process for selecting films for the Federal Archives Building.
911 1933-04-01 Letter Hays tells Cohen that he is correct that Production Code problems arise when bad material is purchased - it is better ...
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