ID Date Type Description Summary
1427 1928-02-21 Correspondence Controversy surrounding misleading advertising at the Fox Theatre at Washington. Older films in which Clara Bow had "bit...
1458 1928-01-17 Correspondence Demonstrations of incandescent lighting by the Technicians Branch of the Academy. These demonstrations are of new techno...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
1367 1927-09-28 Correspondence The Murine Company's advertisements for a refreshing, eye-cleaning product claim "MOVIES frequently strain Eyes, use Mur...
3231 1927-08-16 Correspondence Documents on Theatrical Utilities Service, based in Buffalo, NY. Hess responds to a request for information about an art...
1384 1927-07-19 Correspondence A file concerning the influence of motion pictures on college towns involving the MPPDA and Princeton University. Includ...
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 ...
3229 1927-06-30 Correspondence Documents on the Cooperative Booking Circuit in Detroit, sponsored by the Kunsky organisation, booking for 40 of the imp...
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...
1391 1927-06-09 Correspondence Correspondence concerning penalties for violations of the Arbitration rules, Credit Committee Rules, and other regulatio...
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...
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...
384 1927-06-01 Correspondence Universal is trying to get the Department of Labor and Immigration and various Americanization organizations involved, i...
2063 1927-05-20 Correspondence Plans for an agency to deal with bicycling of prints
333 1927-05-05 Correspondence A school of motion picture technology is proposed for Columbia University, and reaction to draft proposals has been soug...
1388 1927-04-16 Correspondence Various correspondence concerning an article in Photoplay entitled "Schools of Movie Acting" by Agnes Smith. Includes a ...
1409 1927-04-13 Correspondence Concerns the problems inherent n percentage booking - the estimate of the distributors' percentage of ticket sales - and...
1411 1927-03-03 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the problem (for distributors) of poster "renters" or exchanges. Distributors are losing motion...
1413 1927-03-01 Correspondence The beginnings of a discourse on the acquiring of rights in regard to "talking movies." Should they be acquired and incl...
2062 1927-02-19 Correspondence Correspondence relating to musical copyright issues in Canada
374 1927-02-01 Correspondence The Protestants find the depiction of the depiction of a Protestant minister in Flesh and the Devil to be offensive. "I...
1422 1927-01-15 Correspondence Large amount of correspondence planning the Conference of the Committee of the Theatre Owners Chamber of Commerce in NY....
1421 1927-01-01 Correspondence The MPPDA is inquiring on behalf of the Wolverine Film Co. about a Mr F. Herrick Herrick, formally with Tec-Art Studios...
1417 1926-12-28 Correspondence Very large collection of information relating to the amendment of the standard exhibition contract. Letters from Hess to...
2042 1926-09-25 Correspondence Documents on an MPPDA-led campaign to eliminate bicycling of prints, supported by distributors
1359 1926-08-23 Correspondence Various letters from the American Navy thanking the MPPDA for its commitment to educating the public on the work underta...
1361 1926-07-15 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the formation of a committee on patents. Includes a report on patent matters.
1358 1926-05-20 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding the Music Tax License and the problems of taxable and non-taxable music sheets for exhi...
1347 1925-08-24 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTO in Minneapolis and Pettijohn and Hess relating to the Uniform Exhibition Contrac...
228 1925-06-01 Correspondence J.W. Cleveland, Department of Justice, wants info on Uniform Contract and relationship between MPPDA and Film Boards of ...
246 1925-06-01 Correspondence E.L. Chase is forming a new company for the promotion of motion pictures, and wants to affiliate with the MPPDA. Variou...
1346 1925-06-01 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTOA and Hess relating to Fox's failure to comply with an arbitrator's judgment agai...
2037 1925-03-12 Correspondence Correspondence relating to Alabama attempt to tax the transit of films within the state.
254 1925-03-01 Correspondence This concerns the registration of trademarks for international distribution following the Pan-American Trademark Convent...
1325 1925-03-01 Correspondence Author William B. Laub objects to the use of the title "Lady of the Night" by Metro-Goldwyn. He claims it is the title o...
1343 1925-01-14 Correspondence Various letters awarding Class A Membership of the MPPDA to several different companies. Included are responses from the...
2040 1925-01-01 Correspondence Documents relating to the agreement of a Uniform Exhibition contract, and arbitration procedures between distributors an...
147 1924-12-01 Correspondence Memos from Ward Wooldridge, McKenzie, Smith and Platten concerning the development of a suitable emblem and trademark. ...
150 1924-12-01 Correspondence The American Animal Defense League (AADL) has been waging a propaganda campaign, including billboard announcements, alle...
210 1924-11-26 Correspondence Rev. Charles Scanlon is director of the Department of Moral Welfare, Board of Christian Education, Presbyterian Church. ...
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