ID Date Type Description Summary
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. ...
209 1924-11-01 Correspondence Mrs Margaretta Reeve, National President of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, resigns from the Public Relat...
214 1924-11-01 Correspondence The National Billiard Association and branches, claiming to represent over FOUR MILLION BILLIARD PLAYERS in America, obj...
186 1924-10-01 Correspondence Various letters concerning the rights to film the play Wildfire. Swarts is buying the rights from T. Hays Hunter and wa...
190 1924-10-01 Correspondence Mr Vidavar has invented a Film Inspection Machine which is being promoted by the Film Inspection Machine Co., Inc. Zuko...
167 1924-09-01 Correspondence Censorship trouble over Vitagraph's Between Friends. The New York censors passed it on condition that certain eliminati...
193 1924-08-18 Correspondence Lasky wants to make Madame Sans Gene using many French locations, as well as a mostly French cast (the leading character...
138 1924-06-01 Correspondence A problem and furore created by dubious advertising. James M. Fidler sent a telegram on behalf of Wallace MacDonald to ...
139 1924-06-01 Correspondence Michael and Ben Fitzer, of the Rivoli Theatre, Syracuse, N.Y., have come up with a system of using phonograph records to...
141 1924-05-01 Correspondence The Municipal Art Society of New York is objecting to offensive billboard and rooftop advertising. Most of the studios ...
192 1924-04-01 Correspondence Italian industrialist Filoteo Alberini has invented the Panoramic Moving Picture Camera which extends the visual field o...
223 1924-02-17 Correspondence Exhibitors and distributors are negotiating some modifications to the Uniform Contract. There are some worries about th...
188 1924-02-01 Correspondence Ethel Dorrance Smith sold rights to her novel Damned to Universal when Hays was promising that "the prevalent kind of bo...
61 1923-03-17 Correspondence There is a body of correspondence concerning the appropriation of films for exhibition on shipping lines. This includes...
3308 1923-03-01 Correspondence Arranging meetings with exhibitors
3310 1923-03-01 Correspondence Correspondence with exhibitors in March 1923
198 1922-09-12 Correspondence This is a record of the acceptance of various film corporations into different classes of membership in the MPPDA, from ...
53 1922-07-11 Correspondence This material relates to meetings of the Law Committee, mainly routine correspondence confirming meeting dates in 1922 ...
55 1922-04-10 Correspondence There is a series of letters requesting attendance at quarterly and special meetings in 1922 and 1923 (04-10-1922 to 11-...
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