ID Date Type Description Summary
783 1932-07-15 Letter WB intends to cooperate with Advertising code but its enforcement machinery should not be given national publicity.
779 1932-07-11 Letter Responding to Hays 9 July 1932 letter, Advertising code has not been enforced.
784 1932-06-30 Letter Complaint over moral standards in advertising - industry losing self-respect and public support to a dangerous extent -...
788 1932-06-17 Letter Nothing they can do about Italian protests over Scarface. Ambassador is co-operative. Includes Joy's letter 14 June 193...
789 1932-06-13 Letter Italian protests about Scarface - general statement about crime - Scarface the last gangster movie to be released - Hugh...
816 1932-06-04 Letter Necessary changes to script of Scarface.
1689 1932-06-03 Letter Complaint over Scarface concerning an official in the film saying "Take them Back to Italy". Includes a response from Un...
819 1932-05-02 Letter Complains about Quarberg, publicity man for Hughes - on Scarface - and about Hughes himself, who has deliberately flaunt...
793 1932-04-27 Letter Scarface advertising is claiming that the version being shown is uncensored, although this is untrue. The publicity Cad...
1783 1932-04-19 Letter An argument against the claim that distributors have been blocking a standard license agreement. Related letters from Li...
1749 1932-04-02 Letter Relating to MPPDA class membership and the designation of a new representative for RKO Path Distributing Corporation and...
1720 1932-03-28 Letter Form to elect a new Columbia Pictures representative for the MPPDA. Evidently to replace Joe Brandt. To be sent to Milli...
1753 1932-03-25 Letter Copy of letter advising the change in date of the annual meeting of the MPPDA, presumably sent to all necessary members.
2268 1932-03-11 Letter Change in RKO representative on AMPP following Mr. Schnitzer's resignation.
798 1932-03-10 Letter UA have already given up business in Italy because of problems created by Mussolini.
1683 1932-03-09 Letter Letter to Hays from the author of the play "The Inside Story", notifying him that all of the rights of the play are his ...
1699 1932-03-05 Letter Thanking Schenck for his promised compliance with the Production Code, particularly in relation to Scarface. Hays is eag...
800 1932-03-01 Letter Title Scarface should not be used: "at the conference in Mr Hughes office" with Col Joy, Pettijohn and Breen, "it was th...
1756 1932-03-01 Letter Announcing the annual meeting of the members of the association. Includes the formal announcement and a proxy if needed....
1762 1932-03-01 Letter Notification of the change of date for the quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors and an outline of what will occu...
801 1932-02-26 Letter Scarface " I don't think it will ever get by the board of censors wherever there is censorship and Hughes should be perm...
833 1932-01-23 Letter He must tell his Eastern studio to submit scripts of shorts to McKenzie to check conformity with Production Code.
858 1932-01-18 Letter The problem of controlling profanity under the Code, especially when occasional exceptions seem justified. The debate o...
739 1931-12-17 Letter objections to plans to reduce size of Chicago censor board
738 1931-12-15 Letter Chicago plans to reduce cost of city government include plan to continue collecting licence fees for films, but "instead...
1765 1931-12-15 Letter Feist relating MGM's part in the Colorado exhibitors situation.
2248 1931-12-01 Letter routine correspondence
811 1931-10-23 Letter Inviting these 3 psychologists to view version of Scarface for their opinion.
813 1931-10-02 Letter Long version of foreword for Scarface.
814 1931-09-30 Letter Scarface now has strong anti-gun theme.
2249 1931-08-21 Letter pursuing complaint of an exhibitor who is also a member of the state legislature, and who feels abused by the major dist...
815 1931-07-23 Letter He is working closely with Hawks and Derr on Scarface.
1282 1931-06-26 Letter Hays' reply, in an open letter to Bishop McConnell, 26 June 1931:"... What is to be said about those who betray their re...
735 1931-06-22 Letter NCFC recently formed by ACLU "Without suggesting any form of official cooperation, I venture to point out that your orga...
747 1931-06-04 Letter Critical response to the FCCCA report on the motion picture industry, pointing out inconsistencies between evidence and ...
817 1931-05-26 Letter Sending script of Scarface which is cast and ready to shoot ... "we are conscious of all recent censorship eliminations,...
737 1931-04-29 Letter Writing from Quigley office in Chicago. Breen sends list of pictures banned by Chicago censor board -- indicates disp...
767 1931-04-29 Letter Summary of West Coast meetings in April. Includes discussion of extent to which foreign versions should conform to the C...
1675 1931-04-29 Letter Summary of West Coast meeting held in April. Also a meeting discussing gangster films.
775 1931-03-30 Letter The MPTO of Ohio complain that industry practices are hindering them in their fight against state legislation. Bathing ...
2551 1931-03-10 Letter Skinner a part of the National Committee for the Study of Social Values in Motion Pictures -- now a member of the Motion...
1676 1931-02-27 Letter Letter to Hays from various executives of motion picture circuits, reporting resolutions to ensure short subjects comply...
772 1931-02-19 Letter The MPPDA has sent the ACLU, at their request, information on censorship in the States. The ACLU offers its help on the...
1615 1930-12-23 Letter Tiffany signed the Code but not the Resolutions for Uniform Interpretations because they do not belong to the associatio...
1549 1930-12-18 Letter Objection to an advertisement for the motion picture Today. Reply and advertisement included.
2227 1930-12-12 Letter Passing on information about "the UFA picture shown here under the auspices of Presentation Pictures, Inc., which deals ...
2238 1930-12-12 Letter Sending Hays a copy of Twombly's pamphlet "And Still It Grows," asking for comment. Hays replies, Couzens responds, 19 J...
2276 1930-12-11 Letter Complaint about the Copyright Protection Bureau.
2195 1930-12-10 Letter Unsigned letter from a member of the board complaining about another company producing a picture of dubious character. ...
719 1930-12-02 Letter Catholic editors have complained over advertising - Hayes and Mundelein will feel betrayed by industry
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