ID Date Type Description Summary
1666 1931-10-08 Correspondence Contractual dispute between Columbia Pictures and Talking Pictures Company of Porto Rico over the distribution of Columb...
2261 1931-12-26 Correspondence Routine correspondence
1784 1932-03-01 Correspondence Various correspondence between Palfreyman, Pettijohn, O'Toole and McGuinness relating to the arrangements made for the u...
1698 1932-03-23 Correspondence Questioning an included report claiming the film will be released under the title Scarface.
1695 1932-04-19 Correspondence Relating to a list of changes required to the first print of Scarface exhibited to the board. All changes involve acts o...
1777 1932-05-25 Correspondence Letter sent to all companies. O'Toole attempting to remove state censorship all together. Asking companies for informati...
1731 1932-06-20 Correspondence General information regarding the Committee on Distribution Economics and their upcoming meeting. Includes other brief c...
1686 1932-07-30 Correspondence Protesting Scarface. Demanding all Italian names be removed from the picture. Hays replies (4 August 1932), defending th...
857 1932-08-01 Correspondence Joy has found several properties -- from scenarios to finished films -- to be inadmissible under the Code. Hays sen...
1785 1932-08-01 Correspondence Communications between MPPDA and the Museum of Modern Art. Museum interested in creating a collection of films with "art...
1787 1932-11-01 Correspondence Meeting held involving all the exchanges in the Philadelphia area and the local exhibitors. Exhibitors attempting to pre...
1767 1932-12-02 Correspondence Creation of a clause allowing local producers and distributors, affiliated with a member company, to make pro-rata payme...
1820 1933-01-01 Correspondence Various correspondence concerning thoughts on distribution economics. All companies have done what they can alone, yet n...
1835 1933-01-26 Correspondence Various correspondence -- censorship procedures concerning animated films.
1922 1933-02-28 Correspondence Correspondence re Admission Tax Bill. Unlike the current federal bill, this new bill proposes a straight ten percent tax...
1884 1933-03-01 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding the producer-distributor clause -- responding to Hays' letter dated 4 March 1933.Hays w...
1843 1933-05-16 Correspondence Various correspondence relating to the Kunsky/Detroit theatres deal.
1941 1933-07-26 Correspondence Regarding the litigation between Tiffany and Cinevox (Swiss company) -- is there any help Hays can offer. He replies: h...
1840 1933-12-01 Correspondence Various letters relating to the Federal film archives building and its progress.
978 1934-01-17 Correspondence Bentel is concerned that September Morn, a stage property authored by his client Edward W. Rowland, is being unfairly bl...
954 1934-01-23 Correspondence Advertising Code operation working: the men at the studios are cooperating splendidly. Universal not currently producin...
2346 1934-02-07 Correspondence Robert Tansey and Paul D. Wyman's film Taming The Jungle has been distributed by Monogram Pictures. The two claim Monogr...
999 1934-03-23 Correspondence Milliken writes to editors of papers which have run articles on the Dillinger film, correcting their reports.
2456 1934-04-19 Correspondence Small file relating to the taxes and charges incurred when leasing independent theatres. The Chrystie Theatre Corporati...
1996 1934-05-12 Correspondence Letters and a resolution made by the church -- in support of Hays.
2412 1934-07-01 Correspondence File relating to the signing of the Resolution giving the Production Code Administration the authority to approve all fi...
2386 1934-07-23 Correspondence Sending process for East Coast producers to obtain PCA seal of approval. Small amount of correspondence relating to this...
1007 1934-07-28 Correspondence MPPDA should agree not to make a picture based on the life of Dillinger - affirmative replies from Albert Warner, Zukor,...
970 1934-09-04 Correspondence The major companies reply to 4 September 1934 Hays inquiry about notifying other companies about suspect plays and books...
2390 1934-10-01 Correspondence File on the role of independent producer I. E. Chadwick. His films are being submitted to PCA but he is not a member of ...
2004 1934-10-05 Correspondence A description of Tenney's continuous film rewind device. Includes small amount of correspondence on this subject.
2382 1934-11-13 Correspondence Paramount is pushing for a change to the Production Code Administration seal of approval, particularly with short subjec...
1088 1934-12-28 Correspondence Tom Baily and Bill Pine of Paramount publicity department. are rumoured to be planning to "make it tough" for Breen to e...
2681 1935-02-08 Correspondence Certain films currently in circulation need to be withdrawn because they are not acceptable under the new provisions of ...
1134 1935-02-10 Correspondence Correspondence re movies recommended for withdrawal from circulation, especially in the light of the Catholic banned lis...
2587 1935-02-28 Correspondence Asking Beetson to show his report (worked on with Harry Cohn) on ways to reduce the film needed for the display of the P...
2494 1935-03-01 Correspondence Small file relating to the amendment to the Kansas Censorship Law. While films must be approved by the board prior to ex...
2543 1935-03-01 Correspondence Small file relating to First Division becoming a member of the MPPDA.
2630 1935-03-01 Correspondence File of correspondence informing companies of the new shorter PCA seal of approval for short subjects -- it will no long...
1129 1935-03-14 Correspondence According to Worth M. Tippy of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA), "the self-censorship at Hol...
2548 1935-04-05 Correspondence Breen feels everything possible has been tried to persuade Nat Levine to have his company Mascot become a member of the ...
2612 1935-05-01 Correspondence Further information regarding PCA seal and the limited access exhibitors have to information on which films have been PC...
1125 1935-05-07 Correspondence The national circuits are including in all contracts a provision that relieves them of obligation to play an film that d...
2502 1935-05-23 Correspondence There is disagreement in Ohio as to whether newsreels should be subject to censorship. It appears that they were exempt...
1127 1935-06-05 Correspondence Concern about the practice of some exhibitors eliminating the PCA Seal. Many fail to distinguish between censorship and...
1123 1935-06-12 Correspondence Zanuck wants to make a kidnapping story, Snatched, which is against industry policy. The MPPDA musters as much informat...
2002 1935-06-18 Correspondence Fabric Flame-proofing Corporation -- Eastman Kodak gave this outfit a 200 foot roll of film for their flame proofing tre...
2462 1935-07-27 Correspondence Small file of correspondence relating to each member of the Board of Directors signing the resolution concerning the enf...
2541 1935-09-01 Correspondence Small file on the acceptance of Reliance Pictures Corporation for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2642 1935-09-05 Correspondence Re-releases of films that have been approved by the PCA will carry the letter "R" after the Code certificate number. Inc...
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