ID Date Type Description Summary
2808 1936-06-11 Letter Independents are releasing films prior to receiving PCA approval.
2748 1936-07-07 Letter Thanking the MPPDA for its help with the installation of film and sound recording equipment at the National Archives.
2747 1936-07-08 Letter Acknowledging the thanks of the National Archives for the MPPDA's help with the installation of film and sound recording...
2810 1936-07-17 Letter All films wanting a PCA seal of approval must be screened for the PCA -- Pizor has complained about the financial costs ...
2745 1936-07-20 Letter Acknowledging receipt of a report on the preservation of film by the National Bureau of Standards. See report 11-1212.
2734 1936-08-06 Letter Far East Films Corporation has merged with Educational Films Corporation.
2806 1936-08-21 Letter Lists the films rejected by the PCA New York office during 1936, with reasons for rejection: Undercover Men (gangster fi...
2791 1936-09-09 Letter Paramount's various companies have merged together under the name Paramount Pictures, Inc. All MPPDA memberships regard...
2782 1936-09-25 Letter Sending Samuel Goldwyn an application form for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2769 1936-10-02 Letter Educational Studios, Inc. has resigned from the MPPDA -- no longer producing in Hollywood.
2804 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2805 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2802 1936-10-21 Letter Sending out a copy of the Production Code, resolution for uniform interpretation, the memo on crime pictures and the res...
2832 1936-10-31 Letter Outlines the fund-raising drives held by the Will Rogers Memorial Commission.
2742 1936-11-02 Letter Sending a copy of the report given to the Society of Motion Picture Engineers on film preservation. See report 11-1202.
2724 1936-11-05 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of the resolution passed by the MPTO of Maryland relating to double features.
2723 1936-11-06 Letter Advising Kent regarding a resolution passed by the MPTO of Maryland on double features. Demands that exhibitors be relie...
2714 1936-12-04 Letter Lists the approved and rejected press books of reissues. All exchanges have been notified that objectionable material mu...
2741 1936-12-11 Letter Outlining the process of the film library in the National Archives. There is already a collection of films given by gove...
1145 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The importance of a...
2800 1936-12-14 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII. The fear is offensi...
2740 1936-12-17 Letter Arranging for a meeting with Hays to discuss obtaining films from member companies for the National Archives. Film prese...
2799 1936-12-18 Letter Hays is concerned there may be a development of jokes concerning the abdication of King Edward VIII -- Breen assures him...
2739 1936-12-22 Letter Regarding the process of obtaining films from member companies for the National Archives. Film preservation.
1271 1936-12-24 Letter The Federated Church Brotherhoods of California is tired of waiting for the improvements promised by the Code. Milliken...
2796 1936-12-24 Letter Sending Hess copies of the form letters that will be sent to member and non-member companies respectively when a PCA cer...
1154 1936-12-31 Letter Hays has just returned from a visit to the Pope and Mussolini. The advertising managers are concerned about details of a...
2870 1937-01-01 Letter Regarding the title "Court House Square" -- MGM was in negotiations to buy the book of that name then bought a book with...
2961 1937-01-04 Letter Concerning clearance and runs -- what is the exact situation in regards to length of clearance between first and second ...
1124 1937-01-18 Letter The use of the word "dame" in titles is eliminated, because it is "an industry liability." Columbia wants to use it in a...
1167 1937-01-28 Letter Restrictions on kidnapping are to be officially interpreted as meaning "abduction, or illegal detention, in modern times...
3371 1937-02-15 Letter MPTOA strongly opposes Neely and Pettengill Bills.
2856 1937-02-24 Letter Double feature screening of The Stowaway (with Shirley Temple) and At The Opera (Charlie Chan film) -- young boy was fri...
2888 1937-03-04 Letter Depictions of U.S. currency are against the law -- does this apply to news reels? The answer Hess gives is yes. Breen s...
2887 1937-03-09 Letter All scenes depicting U.S. currency must be deleted from films -- including news reels.
2890 1937-03-11 Letter If sufficient changes are made to the MGM film Manhattan Melodrama, it can be submitted and approved by the PCA -- it se...
2948 1937-03-16 Letter Congratulatory letter to Warner Bros. for having very few references to liquor or drinking in their recent films.
2855 1937-03-19 Letter Opposing double features -- argues that block booking is responsible for the need for double features. She also claims t...
2854 1937-03-22 Letter Block booking is not responsible for the screening of double features.
2892 1937-03-23 Letter Sending RKO a form letter to officially inform MPPDA of the merger of the subsidiary corporations with RKO Radio Picture...
2853 1937-03-27 Letter Double feature showing of Lloyd's of London and Winner Take All -- Butler found Winner Take All to be very offensive.
2474 1937-03-30 Letter Hess wants Moriarity to return documents loaned on 23 October 1935. Includes handwritten list of documents lent to Moria...
2309 1937-05-11 Letter Letter from Hays or Milliken complaining about advertisements (included) for a striptease stage show at the Orpheum Thea...
2885 1937-05-17 Letter No striptease is appropriate screen material.
2884 1937-06-23 Letter Passing on information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of illness and surgi...
2883 1937-06-24 Letter Acknowledging receipt of information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of ill...
2835 1937-06-29 Letter Relating to photographs of Joan Blondell taken by a 'candid cameraman' and printed in Modern Screen magazine.
2836 1937-06-29 Letter Concerning photographs of John Blondell in 'a state of undress' taken by a candid cameraman. These photos are considered...
1158 1937-08-04 Letter Complaint that Goldwyn has cooperated with Saturday Evening Post articles by Alva Johnston which portray him as a "natur...
3375 1937-08-19 Letter Replying to MacKay's enquiry about the use of the company's name in the titles of pictures planned by Selznick and Twent...
2839 1937-09-07 Letter Relating to the issue of advertising and stars who are loaned out to other studios. These stars can not be advertised as...
2841 1937-09-22 Letter Sending a copy of the speech given by Abram F. Myers at the convention of Allied Theatres of New Jersey suggesting a sim...
2863 1937-09-29 Letter Asking for attendance at a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - there are a couple of r...
2859 1937-10-12 Letter Sending the report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education to members.
2860 1937-10-14 Letter Presenting the report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - all very positive.
2866 1937-10-15 Letter Asking members to familiarize themselves with the enclosed information suggesting a similar Act to the Guffey Act for th...
2882 1937-10-21 Letter Sending Breen yet another copy of the Resolution of Uniform Interpretation, Resolution regarding the submission of scrip...
2850 1937-11-22 Letter Acknowledging receipt of an upcoming article calling for the end to double feature screenings.
2849 1937-12-09 Letter Pollard has suggested that forty-five minute musicals should be produced (in the East) to accompany features -- in an ef...
2895 1937-12-23 Letter Outlining the meeting of the Will Rogers Memorial Commission and the work undertaken by the Commission. Includes a file ...
1180 1937-12-31 Letter Hays asks for assistance in his efforts to have the level of customs duties in Argentina reduced. There is an enormous ...
2846 1937-12-31 Letter Sending Hays the information regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Cha...
2845 1938-01-03 Letter Regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Chaplin's old two reel comedies ...
2898 1938-01-04 Letter Benjamin Livingston has numerous arrests for indecent exhibition, staging indecent performances and allowing minors to v...
2844 1938-01-05 Letter Asking for any further advice regarding the situation with Charlie Chaplin and Fred Futter -- Futter intends to place Ch...
2953 1938-01-06 Letter The current standing of several RKO pictures in relation to PCA approval -- all films were produced in England.
2904 1938-01-10 Letter Advising companies about the work of the Advisory Committee on Education in Motion Pictures and the desire to establish ...
2903 1938-01-18 Letter Giving permission for the Educational Films pictures that have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Education in M...
2902 1938-01-20 Letter The Advisory Committee on Education in Motion Pictures want a list of Disney short subjects that the company is willing ...
1178 1938-02-10 Letter Summary of boards of trade representing American movie interests in France Belgium Switzerland and Egypt.
2949 1938-02-18 Letter Sending Standard Pictures specific PCA regulations regarding crime pictures.
2947 1938-03-21 Letter Regarding outstanding PCA fees to be paid by Gaumont-British Picture Corp. of America -- in relation to the film The Two...
2945 1938-04-06 Letter The issue of PCA approved and non-PCA approved films appearing together in the one program.
2944 1938-04-14 Letter Thanking Hess for his opinion on the matter of the film Moambi-Ikomba (King of the Gorillas). The association does not w...
1182 1938-04-28 Letter An angry letter occasioned by an article in the Chicago Daily Tribune (included) in which Goldwyn is quoted as denouncin...
3057 1938-04-28 Letter Asking for the use of Paramount films by the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc. It seems the licensing agreement is not as e...
2943 1938-05-02 Letter Regarding the increase of fees for PCA services.
2942 1938-05-05 Letter Regarding the increase of fees for PCA services.
2314 1938-06-14 Letter There is a proposed film based on the Morro Castle disaster -- there is a fear this will harm the American Merchant Mari...
2913 1938-06-16 Letter Arranging the continuation of a meeting of the Board of Directors.
2941 1938-08-01 Letter The Magic Carpet of Movietone series (Fox Movietone News) is heartily approved by the PCA.
2955 1938-08-02 Letter Reissues will only be given PCA approval if the titles have been cleared through the Title Bureau -- this is difficult b...
1188 1938-09-01 Letter An official sponsorship deal, involving the financing of an entertainment film by Lucky Strike cigarettes, is proposed b...
2962 1938-09-03 Letter Columbia is producing a serial called "The Spider" -- similar to the King Trendle radio broadcast "The Green Hornet". Co...
2963 1938-09-06 Letter Copyright infringement fears for King Trendle radio broadcast "Lone Ranger" -- includes Palfreyman's advice.
2938 1938-10-18 Letter Breen is suggesting that PCA charges should be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made ...
2937 1938-10-20 Letter The PCA charges will be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made as part of the industry...
2939 1938-10-31 Letter Paramount has been combining the PCA seal of approval and the NBR insignia -- there is a fear this will confuse audience...
2936 1938-11-09 Letter Lists the prison films made by member companies in the last two years. Production Trends.
2932 1938-11-25 Letter Sending Harmon the file on the film Angels With Dirty Faces.
2311 1938-12-15 Letter The Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, and its work on the educational values of short films. It expects it...
2908 1938-12-15 Letter Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
3054 1939-01-07 Letter Issues of importing foreign films into Japan.
1214 1939-01-16 Letter Advertising films are brought under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council, finally solving the problem of...
1213 1939-01-17 Letter Skouras is concerned about the double-feature situation, especially the poor quality of B-pictures and the prevalence of...
2973 1939-01-20 Letter Regarding score charges -- Canadian distributors seem to want to wait and take the lead of their American counterparts.
1203 1939-02-03 Letter Includes 2 memoranda re the pedagogic enterprises directed by Mark A. May: the history and development of the project us...
3051 1939-02-11 Letter MGM having some difficulties in India obtaining a renewal of their theatre license.
3050 1939-02-24 Letter Proposal to increase tax on American motion pictures in Canada for the duration of the war.
2991 1939-02-28 Letter Sending information to the Board of Directors prior to meeting - motion pictures in education, program of the Advisory ...
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