ID Date Type Description Summary
1411 1927-03-03 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the problem (for distributors) of poster "renters" or exchanges. Distributors are losing motion...
1409 1927-04-13 Correspondence Concerns the problems inherent n percentage booking - the estimate of the distributors' percentage of ticket sales - and...
1388 1927-04-16 Correspondence Various correspondence concerning an article in Photoplay entitled "Schools of Movie Acting" by Agnes Smith. Includes a ...
333 1927-05-05 Correspondence A school of motion picture technology is proposed for Columbia University, and reaction to draft proposals has been soug...
2063 1927-05-20 Correspondence Plans for an agency to deal with bicycling of prints
384 1927-06-01 Correspondence Universal is trying to get the Department of Labor and Immigration and various Americanization organizations involved, i...
1423 1927-06-04 Correspondence Universal was sent a film containing prize fight footage from their office in Berlin. This film was intercepted by custo...
335 1927-06-06 Correspondence Correspondence relating to the Berne Copyright Convention notes that the U.S. is not member of the Convention and can on...
1391 1927-06-09 Correspondence Correspondence concerning penalties for violations of the Arbitration rules, Credit Committee Rules, and other regulatio...
3230 1927-06-29 Correspondence Documents on the Coston Booking Circuit in Chicago. Books about 100 theatres, in which Coston has an interest in about h...
3229 1927-06-30 Correspondence Documents on the Cooperative Booking Circuit in Detroit, sponsored by the Kunsky organisation, booking for 40 of the imp...
344 1927-07-01 Correspondence Hays seeks comment from studio representatives on the action for a 10% pay cut. They reply at length, giving their own ...
1384 1927-07-19 Correspondence A file concerning the influence of motion pictures on college towns involving the MPPDA and Princeton University. Includ...
3231 1927-08-16 Correspondence Documents on Theatrical Utilities Service, based in Buffalo, NY. Hess responds to a request for information about an art...
1367 1927-09-28 Correspondence The Murine Company's advertisements for a refreshing, eye-cleaning product claim "MOVIES frequently strain Eyes, use Mur...
369 1927-10-13 Correspondence There is a large volume of material relating to King of Kings. On the one hand, Christian organizations are convinced t...
373 1927-11-01 Correspondence A controversy in Farmington, Maine, is raising the spectre of local censorship. When the local clergyman railed from th...
381 1927-11-01 Correspondence The Argentine Ambassador has taken exception to a title in The Magic Flame referring to "Argentines, Levantines and Libe...
322 1927-12-01 Correspondence The MPTO would like to discover the Ohio Censorship Law to be unconstitutional, but Hess advises them to forget it.
1369 1927-12-19 Correspondence Letter to Hays informing him that there have been several complaints against Paramount and Metro in relation to block bo...
1415 1928-01-01 Correspondence The New York Theatre Owners Chamber of Commerce is protesting about the change of location of the conference for the sta...
1416 1928-01-01 Correspondence Various suggestions relating to the standard exhibition contract. Coming before the contract committee appointed to stud...
1460 1928-01-01 Correspondence Correspondence between Rosenberg and Hess on the subject of censorship in relation to the constitution. Rosenberg is to ...
2094 1928-01-04 Correspondence Attorney William Klein accuses First National of using a portion of a play, "Countess Maritza," in the Colleen Moore pic...
1474 1928-01-05 Correspondence Small amount on the meetings of the general sales managers in 1928. Included is the attendance of each meeting. Also inc...
1437 1928-01-14 Correspondence Washington Joint Board of Arbitration seeks the advice of the arbitration association in relation to a case brought by M...
1458 1928-01-17 Correspondence Demonstrations of incandescent lighting by the Technicians Branch of the Academy. These demonstrations are of new techno...
1427 1928-02-21 Correspondence Controversy surrounding misleading advertising at the Fox Theatre at Washington. Older films in which Clara Bow had "bit...
497 1928-03-01 Correspondence The difficulties involved in getting French approval of The Foreign Legion, and the necessity of achieving such approval...
420 1928-03-31 Correspondence This is part of an intemperate exchange between Rembusch and Quigley, who has vilified him in an editorial. Rembusch's ...
1483 1928-04-01 Correspondence A dispute has developed between exhibitors and school authorities in Ohio. Exhibitors are annoyed that some schools are ...
1482 1928-04-12 Correspondence Universal attempting to arrange the importation of films, duty free, for screening purposes. Correspondence between Univ...
3239 1928-05-10 Correspondence Walsh alleges plagiarism by Paramount Lasky in a Bebe Daniels film. Paramount denies it. Walsh persists, claiming he m...
493 1928-05-28 Correspondence Universal try to get an English ban on Phantom of the Opera lifted. Universal representative Bryson, friend of Herron, i...
1457 1928-06-01 Correspondence Information concerning the increasing cost of sending out fan photographs. There are many suggestions included from vari...
2093 1928-06-04 Correspondence First National is in potential dispute with Realart Pictures over Tex Maynard, aka Kermit Maynard, who is Ken Maynard's ...
1469 1928-06-08 Correspondence Discussing an invention that eliminates the need to rewind a film. Very important in reducing risk of fire and scratches...
1475 1928-06-23 Correspondence Hays informs Hart that the resignation of his company's class A membership of the MPPDA has been accepted with regret at...
425 1928-06-25 Correspondence The various companies are informed of specific transgressions of the Don'ts and Be-Carefuls by their pictures.
431 1928-07-26 Correspondence Various crime pictures have been criticized in Houston. The MPPDA points out that the same films have been recommended ...
440 1928-08-01 Correspondence This relates to the presentation of the Hoover Acceptance Speech (Fox Movietone) to the board of censors in Columbus, Oh...
1485 1928-08-22 Correspondence Apparently the movie magazine Screen Secrets has "gone red again" after six months attempting "to be good". WAMPAS is ac...
1432 1928-09-29 Correspondence Relating to the selection of the three arbitrators for a case between Harry Mestayer and Paul Streger. Process as follow...
405 1928-10-01 Correspondence Long, increasingly acrimonious exchange between Milliken and George Reid Andrews of Church and Drama Association. Both ...
1461 1928-10-01 Correspondence Small group of letters and memos regarding the exhibition of unacceptable motion pictures and the need to clamp down on ...
1454 1928-10-02 Correspondence Eastman Teaching Films is developing an international series of medical films for educational purposes. The MPPDA is hel...
1444 1928-10-04 Correspondence Relates to the issue of provincial censorship in Canada. Canadian association is debating whether to question the consti...
1430 1928-10-16 Correspondence Various correspondence relating to the Oklahoma Standard Arbitration Bill. Very little specific information about the bi...
1291 1928-10-28 Correspondence Joy and Wilstach correspondence, October 28: Wilstach wants to know why a Syracuse paper should have suggested the MPPDA...
1443 1928-11-23 Correspondence Cooper inquiring about the use of sound news reels in Britain and how this could possibly affect Canada. By rule of the ...
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