ID Date Type Description Summary
152 1924-07-03 Letter Beetson suggests mounting an attack on the business practices of the Animal Defense League in response to attacks by the...
201 1924-07-18 Letter The members of the MPPDA Law Committee, appointed by Hays, are listed. Rogers is the chairman. Letters notifying commi...
161 1924-07-26 Letter Concerns Californian visit by Hays. Beetson is enthusiastic about the effect of Hays' speech before the Wampas Club. (...
151 1924-08-04 Letter The Christian Science Monitor (06-12-1924) contained a version of Beetsons report exonerating the motion picture industr...
222 1924-08-11 Letter Crandall complains of the practice of releasing big-budget features in legitimate theatres rather than cinemas, and char...
217 1924-08-23 Letter Wells complains that Protestant ministers are frequently held up to ridicule in the movies, whereas Catholics and Jews a...
144 1924-09-17 Letter Resolutions concerning advertising principles (not included here), passed at a Californian AMPP meeting, are being sent ...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
169 1924-09-25 Letter Smith agrees at once to recall all prints of Between Friends and make the cuts suggested by McMahon. (Later -- 10-10-...
149 1924-10-07 Letter Donaldson is in charge of MPPDA "institutional advertising." The Board has passed a resolution that each member should ...
202 1924-10-25 Letter Includes a copy of the resolution taken at the MPPDA Board of Directors meeting of 10-23-1924, which recognizes that "re...
211 1924-11-10 Letter Scanlon complains about motion pictures being run "according to the caprice, cupidity or standards of half a dozen peopl...
142 1924-11-17 Letter This is a letter from the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Great Britain and Ireland, informing the the MPPDA of ...
221 1924-11-21 Letter Lawhead regrets the action of his publicity men in perpetrating a bomb hoax, and reports that that they "were placed in ...
181 1924-11-30 Letter Mrs Bennett is President of the Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. She lists 32 salacious film tit...
134 1924-12-02 Letter Donaldson advises White to emphasize the entertainment value of EFC Educational films when writing his ads, rather than ...
189 1924-12-04 Letter Mr. Clark, a projectionist at Grenada Opera House, has invented a new improved Film Waxing Machine. (Hays expresses his...
174 1924-12-09 Letter The children's matinee programmes are to be given a trial run in Atlanta, where there will be a Ministers Conference in ...
173 1924-12-12 Letter Details of how the logistics and financial arrangements will operate when the children's matinee programmes are introduc...
172 1924-12-22 Letter Details of MPPDA scheme to distribute children's matinee programmes, of 7-8 reels of varied material from member compani...
180 1924-12-29 Letter Mrs Gibbs is Vice President of The Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. Her letter is explicitly ant...
205 1924-12-30 Letter Concerning the split of the Motion Picture Relief Fund of America, Inc. from the Actors' Fund. According to an enclosed...
1342 1925-01-15 Letter Letter regarding foreign managers meeting held on 01-15-1925. Includes a copy of the memo read out during the meeting an...
1345 1925-01-28 Letter Copy of a letter sent to every member of the MPPDA concerning the resignation of Vitagraph from the association. Include...
2035 1925-02-13 Letter Opinion on actors' contracts -- legality of a penalty that might be imposed on a member company breaching the associatio...
3210 1925-02-13 Letter Asking for copies of companies' contract with actors
1327 1925-02-27 Letter MPPDA collecting statistics regarding how much studios have paid authors for their stories over the last five years. Dat...
252 1925-03-07 Letter This is an objection to the portrayal of suicides by inhalation of gas, since the Gas Association is trying to discourag...
3215 1925-04-15 Letter Summary of current activities and request for each company to develop materials for the Greater Movie Season, and to enc...
1341 1925-05-04 Letter Letter regarding a case Grosvenor was working on (Fur Dressers and Fur Dyers Association). They won the case, the judge ...
240 1925-05-15 Letter 'Last week I went through the entire train on two different occasions trying to locate you and your partner. As I was u...
253 1925-06-02 Letter Weyers complains about the representation of the Hudson's Bay Company in movies, and cites an unspecified case where a L...
231 1925-06-15 Letter Frank Gilmore of Actors' Equity has been taking a tough line over actors' rights, accusing Hays of indifference, and has...
230 1925-06-19 Letter Morgan inquires about labor regulations pertaining to children in response to a request by the German government, which ...
3216 1925-07-13 Letter Letter endorsing Greater Movie Season: "Such a movement to emphasize the desirability of worthy motion pictures will be ...
239 1925-08-11 Letter Woll is upset that motion picture printing is often not produced in union shops, and does not carry the Allied Printing ...
2038 1925-12-15 Letter Submitting a copy of the Rules of Film Boards of Trade for the establishment of Credit Committees
1364 1926-01-21 Letter Weeks is informing Hays of the proposed new tax currently being discussed in the Virginia General Assembly. It is a ten ...
299 1926-02-10 Letter Zierler's case provides a good example of a small independent exhibitor shut out of the industry through lack of access ...
284 1926-02-26 Letter Canavan informs Hays of a resolution taken by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Pictur...
830 1926-06-14 Letter Early correspondence about King of Kings and Andrews' willingness to co-operate under conditions spelled out in the lett...
854 1926-06-14 Letter George Reid Andrews makes his proposition to Hays concerning his own role in the production of King of Kings (10% of the...
1355 1926-06-18 Letter AMPP calling for the introduction of "the same term in all studios for the same class of work and that so far as possibl...
288 1926-06-24 Letter Castle is is Chief of Western European Division, Department of State. He is concerned about reports that Armored Cruise...
289 1926-06-28 Letter Not only is Potemkin already available in the U.S., but Mr Zamkovoy of Sovkino is trying to get Bolshevik shots into all...
290 1926-07-16 Letter Films available from Sovkino in the U.S., including a synopsis of The Wedding of the Bear.
292 1926-07-19 Letter Castle asks Coffin about Potemkin, which he saw with Fairbanks and Pickford ('Doug and Mary'). Coffin recognizes the po...
291 1926-07-28 Letter Concern that Zamkovoy is negotiating with U.A. to make Russian propaganda pictures in the U.S., particularly The Death B...
293 1926-08-04 Letter Castle acknowledges recent letters from Herron concerning the Soviet film situation, and expresses the opinion that Coff...
294 1926-08-18 Letter 'I think I have things pretty well lined up regarding the film The Death Battalion by Gloria Swanson, as I had a long ta...
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