ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
1327 1925-02-27 Letter MPPDA collecting statistics regarding how much studios have paid authors for their stories over the last five years. Dat...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
173 1924-12-12 Letter Details of how the logistics and financial arrangements will operate when the children's matinee programmes are introduc...
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 ...
189 1924-12-04 Letter Mr. Clark, a projectionist at Grenada Opera House, has invented a new improved Film Waxing Machine. (Hays expresses his...
134 1924-12-02 Letter Donaldson advises White to emphasize the entertainment value of EFC Educational films when writing his ads, rather than ...
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...
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 ...
142 1924-11-17 Letter This is a letter from the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Great Britain and Ireland, informing the the MPPDA of ...
211 1924-11-10 Letter Scanlon complains about motion pictures being run "according to the caprice, cupidity or standards of half a dozen peopl...
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...
149 1924-10-07 Letter Donaldson is in charge of MPPDA "institutional advertising." The Board has passed a resolution that each member should ...
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-...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
144 1924-09-17 Letter Resolutions concerning advertising principles (not included here), passed at a Californian AMPP meeting, are being sent ...
217 1924-08-23 Letter Wells complains that Protestant ministers are frequently held up to ridicule in the movies, whereas Catholics and Jews a...
222 1924-08-11 Letter Crandall complains of the practice of releasing big-budget features in legitimate theatres rather than cinemas, and char...
151 1924-08-04 Letter The Christian Science Monitor (06-12-1924) contained a version of Beetsons report exonerating the motion picture industr...
161 1924-07-26 Letter Concerns Californian visit by Hays. Beetson is enthusiastic about the effect of Hays' speech before the Wampas Club. (...
201 1924-07-18 Letter The members of the MPPDA Law Committee, appointed by Hays, are listed. Rogers is the chairman. Letters notifying commi...
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...
203 1924-07-02 Letter Includes a copy of the resolution taken at the MPPDA Board of Directors meeting of 06-19-1924, "covering the matter of t...
218 1924-07-01 Letter Hertz mildly protests about the use of Yellow Cabs by movie criminals. Hays requests Albert Warner and the AMPP to avoi...
136 1924-06-24 Letter 'I am enclosing herewith copies of "Manhandled" advertisements with changes suggested by you in every instance." The ad...
153 1924-04-23 Letter This is a synopsis of the trouble that the AMPP has been having with Mrs Wright and the Animal Defense League. It conta...
155 1924-03-17 Letter Beetson informs Hays that 'So far I have succeeded in keeping Mrs. Wright off any of the important committees of the Fed...
219 1924-03-03 Letter Dr Millar is the General Secretary of the New York Federation of Churches. Like Mr Wells, he complains of the denigrati...
3221 1924-02-11 Letter Requesting that he send a message to his Hollywood office endorsing the resolutions taken at the first AMPP meeting.
140 1924-01-21 Letter Apparently Russell has sought the opinions of editors on motion picture advertising. Marshall's letter deplores scandal...
220 1924-01-04 Letter This is a complaint about the habitual movie portrayal of telephone operators as a "novel reading gum chewer or flapper....
154 1923-12-10 Letter Mrs Wright recommends action to get certain movies banned. (Letter from Beetson to Hays, 03-17-1924, indicates Mrs King...
39 1923-11-27 Letter Notification of British National Film League resolution concerning copyright policy.
2022 1923-09-07 Letter MPPDA has established contact with the National Vigilance Committee of the Associated Advertising Clubs of the World, wh...
3282 1923-08-27 Letter Letter contains a memo on the Uniform Contract to be sent to all Branch managers aim is to send out uniform instruction...
3317 1923-08-08 Letter the printed form of the contract is consistent with the law.
3318 1923-08-08 Letter expressing his reservations about an amendment to the arbitration clause proposed by Path for inclusion in their version...
59 1923-07-12 Letter Joy requests information about the supplying of films to "institutions," to pass on to the Public Relations Committee (C...
3316 1923-07-05 Letter As heretofore made plain, we are glad to discuss with you and those you represent any matter of interest to the industry...
38 1923-06-29 Letter Apparently a reply to an enquiry about whether films copyrighted in the U.S. are protected in Latin American countries. ...
3314 1923-06-20 Letter A proposed FBT for Texas following the arbitration by-laws will be in conformity with Texas law
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