ID Date Type Description Summary
2329 1934-10-15 Letter Dr. LeMee, leading nose, throat and ear specialist in France, is interested in the medical films made by Eastman Kodak.
2327 1934-10-19 Letter Reply to a letter (10-1589) regarding enquiry concerning the production of animated cartoons depicting bone and joint me...
2339 1934-10-24 Letter Calling for a meeting of the Board of Directors on 30 October 1934 to further discuss an issue raised at the meeting hel...
2326 1934-10-25 Letter Considering a project to produce animated cartoons depicting various surgical procedures on bones and joints.
1084 1934-10-29 Letter Shorts must carry PCA seal -- "Experience of others discloses that a minimum of 18 feet of film including fade-in and fa...
2374 1934-10-30 Letter Sends Milliken update on status of several short subjects having no record of PCA seal of approval.
2373 1934-11-01 Letter Sends Milliken list of short subjects given seal or made before seal was required. Milliken is trying to make sure that ...
2381 1934-11-16 Letter Despite initial misgivings, Hays feels the PCA seal of approval should be shortened, particularly with short subjects.
2306 1934-11-17 Letter Hays feels the Production Code Administration seal of approval could be modified but is insistent that the emphasis of t...
2372 1934-11-19 Letter Hart writes to Eastern Production Managers advising of a meeting to be held on 21 November 1934.
1100 1934-11-20 Letter Schaefer suggests that the PCA seal of approval be placed with the main title, thereby reducing the cost of the process....
2490 1934-11-23 Letter Two examples of eliminations the Kansas Censor Board insisted upon in two MGM films: The Painted Veil and The Gay Bride....
1082 1934-11-26 Letter Calls to reduce the length of the PCA seal. Currently appears on screen for a relatively lengthy period of time. As patr...
1085 1934-11-30 Letter Executives have never hissed the PCA Seal as alleged in a recent Christian Advocate. Audiences have done so on occasion...
1097 1934-12-01 Letter The NBR wants to change the legend used by the studios to "classified and passed by the NBR" in view of current public c...
1096 1934-12-10 Letter Buckley thinks the continued employment of the National Board of Review (NBR) is a waste of money: "The NBR, as you know...
2376 1934-12-10 Letter Suggesting the PCA seal of approval be placed in the main titles of short subjects as the use of additional footage is a...
2361 1934-12-11 Letter Cohn is opposed to changing the NBR approval legend to "Classified and Passed by the National Board of Review" from the ...
2364 1934-12-13 Letter Outlines the Florida state statute in relation to films and need for the seal of approval from the National Board of Rev...
2325 1934-12-17 Letter Updating Hays on the medical film concerned with animal experimentation. Hays is the honorary president of the Board of ...
2324 1934-12-18 Letter Reply to an update received regarding film on animal experimentation. Medical Motion Picture Films.
2375 1934-12-21 Letter Regarding the proposal for the PCA approval seal to appear in the main title of short subjects to avoid the need for ext...
2635 1934-12-21 Letter Reminding Hays to raise the issue of shortening the PCA seal of approval on short subjects with Breen.
1131 1935-01-03 Letter All films produced abroad and on the East Coast will henceforth go through the West Coast PCA machinery. Hart will only...
2488 1935-01-03 Letter Issue of representation of liquor and the censors. In Topeka, the Governor's office will endeavor to be more lenient wit...
2691 1935-01-05 Letter Hays suggests reissues should be submitted for PCA approval prior to re-release.
2638 1935-01-07 Letter Both Warner brothers agree with Hays on the decision to have all East Coast and foreign films submitted to the PCA for a...
2639 1935-01-07 Letter Discussing the decision to have all East Coast productions and foreign films submitted to the PCA for approval. Harry Wa...
2637 1935-01-09 Letter Agreeing with the decision to have East Coast and foreign production submitted to the PCA.
2636 1935-01-16 Letter Thanking Fineshriber for his interest in the Production Code: "You have studied in detail the actual administration of t...
2686 1935-01-18 Letter All reissues must be submitted for PCA approval -- it will be the same process as for new productions.
2557 1935-01-21 Letter Thanking Hays for information regarding clauses ensuring compliance with the Production Code and the financial charges i...
2634 1935-01-28 Letter Shortening the PCA seal of approval on short subjects.
2680 1935-02-15 Letter Fox has withdrawn George White's Scandals and Hoopla from circulation. These two films have been included on the list de...
2679 1935-02-16 Letter Hays thanks Clark for withdrawing Fox's George White's Scandals and Hoopla from circulation. These two films have been i...
2005 1935-02-18 Letter Who is defending the industry against the Leon Douglass lawsuit concerning color patent? Pettijohn replies -- it is not ...
2665 1935-02-20 Letter A list of various films currently in circulation that are not considered appropriate under the Production Code. These fi...
1130 1935-02-21 Letter Breen has worked out a formula to deal with the increasing number of movies involving crime and bloodshed. This letter d...
2666 1935-02-22 Letter Columbia has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered inappr...
2667 1935-02-22 Letter Universal has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered inapp...
2668 1935-02-22 Letter United Artists has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered ...
2669 1935-02-22 Letter Paramount has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered inapp...
2670 1935-02-22 Letter Warner Bros. has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered in...
2671 1935-02-22 Letter RKO has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered inappropria...
2672 1935-02-22 Letter MGM has not replied to Hays' letter concerning the elimination from further distribution of films considered inappropria...
2675 1935-02-22 Letter RKO's Finishing School should be withdrawn immediately and not re-released. The film was originally left off the list of...
2664 1935-02-23 Letter The development of a new classification system for films currently in circulation that don't carry the PCA seal of appro...
2663 1935-02-25 Letter Breen wants no film to be reissued without PCA approval. Films currently in circulation without PCA approval will now ne...
2661 1935-02-26 Letter Acknowledging assurances from Warner Bros. that they will withdraw their films currently in circulation that have been d...
2586 1935-03-01 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of Sheehan and Cohn's report on the PCA seal of approval.
2657 1935-03-06 Letter Columbia will withdraw So This Is Africa and Hell Cat -- two films deemed no longer acceptable under the Production Code...
2658 1935-03-06 Letter RKO is presented with a problem regarding the withdrawal of certain films deemed inappropriate under the Production Code...
2659 1935-03-06 Letter Paramount agrees to immediately recall all prints of films deemed inappropriate under the Production Code and will recal...
2560 1935-03-12 Letter Ideas on how the motion picture, as a medium, can be best used as an educational tools. Pedagogic films.
2655 1935-03-12 Letter Regarding the withdrawal of certain films from circulation -- no longer acceptable under Production Code.
2623 1935-03-20 Letter Letter sent to makers of short subjects (listed). Lyrics of musical numbers need to be submitted to the PCA for approva...
2622 1935-03-22 Letter Quigley is sending Hays Doctor Tippy's letter which details his opinion of the Production Code -- an opinion he gave in ...
2709 1935-03-22 Letter Outlining the films the Alhambra Theatre in Milwaukee has been exhibiting -- the theatre is part of the Fox chain. Two c...
2621 1935-03-23 Letter Thanking Quigley for Doctor Tippy's letter which details his opinion of the Production Code -- an opinion he gave in a s...
2493 1935-03-26 Letter There has been an amendment to the censorship law in Kansas: while films must be approved by the board prior to exhibiti...
2628 1935-03-26 Letter The difficulty of the PCA seal with animated films -- the credit sheet is actually produced at the same time as the film...
2696 1935-03-26 Letter Offering MPPDA a copy of the questionnaire undertaken by students of Californian high school. Influence of motion pictur...
2618 1935-03-27 Letter Sending a copy of the resolution allowing short subjects the briefer, and less costly, "approved" seal as opposed to the...
2491 1935-03-28 Letter Films must be submitted and approved by the Kansas State Censor Board before they are released in that state. The law ha...
2492 1935-03-28 Letter There has been an amendment to the censorship law in Kansas: while films must be approved by the board prior to exhibiti...
2627 1935-03-28 Letter Sending Hess copies of the sample frame of the PCA seal and certificate of approval for short subjects.
3198 1935-03-30 Letter Hays responds to correspondence from Jessup, who has suggested that the role of motion pictures in education deserves fu...
2499 1935-04-01 Letter Maryland Censor Board has ruled that no film shall receive seal of approval until all changes demanded by the board have...
2626 1935-04-01 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of copies of the sample frame of the PCA seal and certificate of approval for short subjects.
2695 1935-04-01 Letter MPPDA wants a copy of the questionnaire undertaken by students of Californian high school. Influence of motion pictures ...
2624 1935-04-02 Letter Acknowledging Breens telegram re Code approval for short subjects.
2547 1935-04-16 Letter Ben Koenig, once attorney for the censor boards, is now associated with Mascot. Hess feels he can be used to persuade Le...
2616 1935-04-17 Letter Where can Fitzgerald obtain advance notice of films released but not PCA approved? Palfreyman's answer is that he cannot...
2706 1935-04-17 Letter Details of ownership of various theatres. Includes Hess' letter asking for this information, because the theatres in que...
2501 1935-04-18 Letter Maryland Censor Board has ruled that no film shall receive seal of approval until all changes demanded by the board have...
2498 1935-04-22 Letter Maryland Censor Board has ruled that no film shall receive seal of approval until all the changes demanded by the board ...
2500 1935-04-22 Letter Maryland Censor Board has ruled that no film shall receive seal of approval until all changes demanded by the board have...
2615 1935-04-22 Letter There is no current system for exhibitors to ascertain whether a released film has been submitted to the PCA for approva...
2464 1935-04-23 Letter Does all DeMille Productions advertising need to be submitted for approval under the Advertising Code, or only that conn...
2614 1935-04-23 Letter Concerning films that are released but do not have PCA approval. One suggestion is to compile a list of those producers ...
2463 1935-04-29 Letter All advertising material must be submitted for approval under the Advertising Code.
2516 1935-05-01 Letter Hess asks Moskowitz to ensure that exhibitors show the Production Code Administration seal of approval - ithere have bee...
2599 1935-05-01 Letter Reports the PCA seal of approval is not shown with every film -- it must be complied with.
2600 1935-05-02 Letter Reports the PCA seal of approval is not shown with every film -- it must be complied with.
2597 1935-05-06 Letter Memo to theatre managers. The PCA seal must be shown with every film exhibited. Theatre owners must check prints, newsr...
2611 1935-05-08 Letter All scripts need to be submitted for approval at least four days prior to the beginning of production.
2651 1935-05-08 Letter Any film released prior to 15 July 1934 that is reissued must be submitted to and approved by the PCA.
2594 1935-05-10 Letter Outlines the difficulties for exhibitors in only being able to show films with the PCA seal of approval. The primary iss...
2610 1935-05-10 Letter Regarding the ongoing problem of the PCA seal of approval -- again a suggestion that the feature film seal be replaced w...
2650 1935-05-10 Letter Reissues and the Production Code.
2649 1935-05-13 Letter The issue of reissues of films under the Production Code -- if a film was both released and released prior to the Code b...
2590 1935-05-14 Letter Schaefer proposes that the trade papers could run a list every week of films that have been approved by the PCA -- as th...
2588 1935-05-21 Letter A list of all films that carry the PCA seal of approval has been sent to affiliated theatres and this list will be updat...
2609 1935-05-28 Letter Some theatres are removing the PCA seal of approval -- Quigley feels this would not happen if the seal appeared in emble...
2608 1935-05-29 Letter Acknowledging Quigley's letter regarding the trend of some theatres removing the PCA seal of approval from a print.
2607 1935-06-03 Letter Quigley is suggesting the PCA seal of approval and certificate number could be displayed as an emblem instead of a scree...
2606 1935-06-07 Letter Acknowledging Quigley's letter suggesting the PCA seal of approval and certificate number could be displayed as an emble...
2584 1935-06-12 Letter Zanuck does have a kidnapping story he would like to film -- at this stage it is just an idea, there is no script. Kidna...
2583 1935-06-13 Letter Sending Hays a copy of Zanuck's letter detailing his proposed kidnapping story.
2486 1935-06-17 Letter Sending Hess a copy of the Elizabeth Yeaman article "Censor Ruling Evoked on Biographical Films"- it has caused concern ...
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