ID Date Type Description Summary
1462 1928-06-01 Miscellaneous Information regarding the Trade Practice Conference for the motion picture industry and the resolutions decided upon and...
452 1928-06-18 Miscellaneous Many documents on the Geneva Conference and unsuccessful French attempts to have it approve restrictions on foreign (Ame...
460 1928-06-26 Miscellaneous Documents on influence of the screen include comments on the influence on overseas trade, and the enlightening effects o...
1455 1928-07-02 Miscellaneous Various information regarding Eastman Teaching Films including a lengthy press release announcing its formation and its ...
1480 1928-07-04 Miscellaneous Large amount on the proposed changes to the uniform exhibition contract in order for it to cover both silent and sound m...
1472 1928-07-08 Miscellaneous Small collection on actor's Equity. Includes information about, and a copy of, the new uniform contract between contract...
438 1928-08-03 Miscellaneous A meeting is called between General Sales Managers, General Counsel, and representatives of news-reel divisions, concern...
489 1928-09-21 Miscellaneous More examples of Trotti's prodigious output. Subjects include censorship, the effects of motion pictures on children, i...
1459 1928-11-06 Miscellaneous Collection about the motion picture "The Eighth Art", a film produced in close connection with the association. It is a ...
1478 1928-11-19 Miscellaneous File on proposed changes to the motion picture selling season and the differing opinions on the subject. Debate rages th...
386 1928-12-01 Miscellaneous Several documents relate to Abram Myers move to Allied States.
1473 1928-12-31 Miscellaneous Information concerning the Central Casting Corporation. An article by Lamar Trotti is included, entitled "Casting in the...
645 1929-01-09 Miscellaneous Hays sends out examples of advertisements for sex-hygiene films and related adverse editorials: "Our member companies do...
1513 1929-01-21 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the golden jubilee celebration of the electrical light. Edison is being honored and the MP...
455 1929-01-24 Miscellaneous Universal, Metro-Goldwyn, MGM Bray and Paramount are sending shipments of films to selected leper colonies -- in this ...
611 1929-03-01 Miscellaneous Fisher reviews New Year's Eve (which was made by Fox without reference to Joy) noting in passing that the plot hinges on...
1522 1929-03-07 Miscellaneous Further information on the French medical film "Mitosis". The owner is no longer willing to sell the film to Harold Smit...
1307 1929-03-25 Miscellaneous Documents on the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) Commission on the Motion Picture and Drama -- ...
1495 1929-05-03 Miscellaneous Collection on the motion picture exhibit on the Atlantic City Steel Pier. This ranges from general Public Relations info...
596 1929-05-16 Miscellaneous Roger W. Babson has made widely-published statements accusing the movies of being responsible for the rise in the crime ...
598 1929-05-21 Miscellaneous An East Coast equivalent of Joy's Studio Relations Office has been formed headed by McKenzie (personnel listed). Docume...
660 1929-06-06 Miscellaneous This is "a series of newspaper stories for exhibitors about to introduce talking pictures" from Warners. Titles are: Th...
1518 1929-06-25 Miscellaneous Large file on the psychological effects of film viewing. Shows the concern the MPPDA has over the belief that motion pic...
1310 1929-07-09 Miscellaneous The Churchman attacks Hays and the industry in its editorials. They fight back through the motion picture magazines, en...
612 1929-08-01 Miscellaneous Furnace Troubles is a comedy in which a card game is constantly interrupted by one player having to attend to his furnac...
1516 1929-08-02 Miscellaneous Various information about First National pictures Smiling Irish Eyes and Twin Beds. Censorship. Many of documents are en...
1517 1929-08-16 Miscellaneous Information regarding the franchise opportunity for independent theatre owners and RKO and Tiffany-Stahl. General releas...
644 1929-09-20 Miscellaneous The Motion Picture Radio Communication Corporation is officially dissolved. The file contains the original charter of t...
595 1929-09-24 Miscellaneous 200 community leaders took part in an MPPDA-sponsored conference with studio heads to assess the state of the industry u...
1520 1929-11-20 Miscellaneous Opening of the new call bureau for players. General information. Casting bureau.
1521 1929-11-20 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposed medical films to be used for educational purposes. Negotiations for two sound medical...
605 1929-12-10 Miscellaneous A fire at a Path N.Y. sound stage on 10 December 1929 resulted in the deaths of ten people. MPPDA concern that deaths wi...
1613 1929-12-12 Miscellaneous Problems regarding the advertising of MGM's The Divorcee starring Norma Shearer. Based on the controversial book Ex-Wif...
1281 1929-12-20 Miscellaneous Anticipating the forthcoming Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) report on motion pictures, Millike...
1524 1929-12-20 Miscellaneous General information on the meeting of the Law Committee held on 20 December 1929. Includes attendance.
1636 1930-01-01 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the exhibition of motion pictures on Sundays, including a summary of the Sunday movie camp...
1643 1930-01-03 Miscellaneous Various information regarding the censorship troubles over Tiffany production Party Girl. Production Code. See separate ...
732 1930-02-01 Miscellaneous Collection of newspaper stories about juvenile delinquency and crime in which they claim to have been inspired by movies...
1599 1930-02-04 Miscellaneous "Newspapers and Movies Not to Blame". Clipping from Canadian newspaper arguing against blaming the press and motion pict...
1228 1930-03-01 Miscellaneous The history of the MPPDA's association with the Church and Drama League, and George Reid Andrews. Protestant attitude c...
1624 1930-03-15 Miscellaneous File on the representation of alcohol in motion pictures. Calls for the Code to be very clear on its stance against alco...
1262 1930-04-02 Miscellaneous Press clippings and letters, all showing confidence in, and enthusiasm for, the new Production Code.
2273 1930-04-06 Miscellaneous Various pages from other documents -- possibly either omitted from earlier copies or duplicates. p. 20, from a paper on...
1623 1930-04-25 Miscellaneous The exhibition of motion pictures on Navy ships. Positive publicity.
1566 1930-04-28 Miscellaneous Various information regarding DeLuxe Productions, Inc. Allied's offer for the sale of stock in a company which proposes ...
1650 1930-04-30 Miscellaneous File on the controversy surrounding All Quiet on the Western Front. Huge split between film's supporters and detractors,...
1612 1930-05-08 Miscellaneous Censorship problems for MGM's The Big House in Ohio. Difficulties concern both content and advertising. Includes newspa...
1621 1930-06-01 Miscellaneous "A Symposium of the Screen". The opinions of many prominent figures on the subject of motion pictures, particularly in r...
2186 1930-06-06 Miscellaneous Text of Advertising Code, and press release promoting it. Includes memo from Wilstach to Hays, 2 May 1930, (08-0349) on...
1591 1930-06-13 Miscellaneous Concerns the matter between Goodwin and Eastman. Contains pages from Eastman's biography citing that while Eastman did p...
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