ID Date Type Description Summary
720 1930-12-02 Letter Wilstach complains to Botsford about advertising for Fast and Loose. Holman replies claiming that Paramount advertising...
721 1930-12-02 Letter film discussed at recent censorship hearing was A Soldier's Plaything
2178 1930-12-02 Letter Wilstach responds to Cartwright's complaint about the advertising of A Lady Surrenders.
2213 1930-12-02 Letter Letter to Ohio exhibitors, informing them of Supreme Court decisions upholding Thacher judgement against compulsory arbi...
724 1930-11-26 Letter Bad advertising of Scarlet Pages (WB) as "drama that defends victims of men's lust and deception" and The Truth About Yo...
722 1930-11-18 Letter complaint over advertising for A Soldier's Plaything. includes discussion of hearings on a censorship ordinance in Oreg...
1625 1930-11-12 Letter Church women of Arkansas protesting against the representation of sex and alcohol in motion pictures. Milliken sends the...
726 1930-11-11 Letter Advertising for Today: "Either this sort of thing is stopped, or the general public will rise up and stop it with a club...
1554 1930-11-05 Letter Concerns the use of the phrase "For Adults Only" in motion picture advertising. While there had been hopes that the warn...
2179 1930-11-01 Letter response to a complaint over advertising for A Lady Surrenders
704 1930-10-30 Letter WB advertising of Kismet: "It is evident from both lobby display and printed blurbs that there are still some ex-burlesq...
705 1930-10-30 Letter Warner Bros. Advertising -- part of a long correspondence with various Warners over the Sex Appeal Sextette from 8 Aug...
706 1930-10-29 Letter Production Code: "I assure you had I known we were to present pictures, this would have been done, but it was in my "bon...
2220 1930-10-29 Letter Responding to letter of support from a group of pastors
1548 1930-10-25 Letter Hays congratulating Edison on his decision to accept the invitation to be AMPAS first honorary member. Included here is ...
707 1930-10-24 Letter WB non-compliance with Production Code
1551 1930-10-23 Letter Letter regarding ads of questionable taste for Little Accident and Those Three French Girls from Philadelphia. Advertise...
1552 1930-10-15 Letter Another report of bad motion picture advertising, this time from Kentucky. Johnson provides specific examples from five ...
1274 1930-10-13 Letter As a result of a complaint, presumably by Mrs. Alt, the Prosecuting Attorney dispatched an officer to the St. Louis Thea...
1265 1930-10-09 Letter Bahn, writing in the Syracuse Herald, has complained about the representation of newspapermen. Wilstach soothingly sugg...
1580 1930-10-08 Letter Bolton wrote an article entitled "The Need for Moving Picture Theatres for Children". Milliken informs Bolton of the ste...
695 1930-09-30 Letter Columbia and Sono-Art had not yet signed Code
694 1930-09-25 Letter Hughes had still not signed Production Code
1645 1930-09-22 Letter Re UA's Alibi. Chicago is attempting to ban the film and one judge has been deemed too biased to hear the case as he bel...
1279 1930-09-10 Letter Correspondence over advertising for On Your Back between Wilstach and RKO theatres. The advertisement in question shows ...
1270 1930-08-26 Letter The Director of Prohibition urges Hays to enforce the section of the Code on drinking
710 1930-08-12 Letter commenting on Hays to Warners 8 August 1930 "I think for the time being I shall keep this within my knowledge, sharing i...
677 1930-07-25 Letter Endorsement of the Production Code:
730 1930-07-21 Letter Citing Cyril Burt on movies and delinquency: "It is clear that in comparison with the incalculable number of films that ...
1576 1930-07-11 Letter Controversy regarding Hell's Angels and First National's Dawn Patrol. Hughes believes there are similarities between the...
1559 1930-06-27 Letter Larkin informs Wilstach that the Halperin brothers (small distributors) assure him that they will follow the Advertising...
1584 1930-06-24 Letter Milliken offers a list of all the people who have had actual experience and contact with juvenile reaction to motion pic...
1266 1930-06-20 Letter Trotti advises Fingerlin of specific words that are usually eliminated in foreign countries: "we feel it is for you to d...
1626 1930-06-19 Letter Lilyan Tashman was quoted in an article in the San Francisco Examiner as saying that women who buy their own jewels are ...
693 1930-06-10 Letter They have been having a meeting on Advertising Code which will be ratified this afternoon by Board ... "I wish that you ...
1644 1930-06-07 Letter Universal about to produce All Quiet on the Western Front. The Mills Publishing Company has just released a song with th...
3336 1930-06-06 Letter Promoting the use of screen advertising, and suggesting that the industry cooperate with advertising experts Lennen and ...
692 1930-06-05 Letter Lord had missed Hays in New York -- has written to Father O'Donnell of Notre Dame a brief account of Mundelein connect...
1235 1930-06-05 Letter 'If the pictures are half as bad as the advertisements they must be perfectly terrible." Milliken notes the variation i...
691 1930-06-02 Letter Production Code should not be held up as an order from Hays to industry, because mistakes will be made and because there...
2181 1930-05-29 Letter Complains about advertising for several Liberty Productions films by the Halperin brothers, who were responsible for the...
1557 1930-05-23 Letter Regarding the advertising for the film Ladies of Leisure (although Markham refers to it as "Women of Leisure"). The repl...
1558 1930-05-22 Letter An advertisement for Her Unborn Child, declaring that children under sixteen years would not be permitted entry, was pla...
1263 1930-05-21 Letter Re reasons for encouraging exhibitors of affiliated theatres to join local exhibitor organizations. Includes figures sh...
2198 1930-05-21 Letter Report on meeting of disgruntled exhibitors, seeking to form "their own opposing association to Mr. Richey" in Detroit -...
3343 1930-05-14 Letter Published Letter in the Christian Science Monitor complaining about the representation of the police.
1646 1930-05-06 Letter Inquiring about the laws preventing the exhibition or importation of fight films. Hess replies.
690 1930-05-05 Letter As yet Hughes had not signed the Production Code for Caddo, nor Christie for Christies Film Co, DeMille, Griffith, Roach...
2214 1930-04-22 Letter Informing Hess of a resolution recommending producers select story material that will provide at least 75 minutes of pla...
1622 1930-04-21 Letter Portrayal of Navy and officers in motion pictures. Crisp asks that the portrayal of the Navy be respectful at all times....
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