ID Date Type Description Summary
1941 1933-07-26 Correspondence Regarding the litigation between Tiffany and Cinevox (Swiss company) -- is there any help Hays can offer. He replies: h...
1843 1933-05-16 Correspondence Various correspondence relating to the Kunsky/Detroit theatres deal.
1884 1933-03-01 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding the producer-distributor clause -- responding to Hays' letter dated 4 March 1933.Hays w...
1922 1933-02-28 Correspondence Correspondence re Admission Tax Bill. Unlike the current federal bill, this new bill proposes a straight ten percent tax...
1835 1933-01-26 Correspondence Various correspondence -- censorship procedures concerning animated films.
1820 1933-01-01 Correspondence Various correspondence concerning thoughts on distribution economics. All companies have done what they can alone, yet n...
1767 1932-12-02 Correspondence Creation of a clause allowing local producers and distributors, affiliated with a member company, to make pro-rata payme...
1787 1932-11-01 Correspondence Meeting held involving all the exchanges in the Philadelphia area and the local exhibitors. Exhibitors attempting to pre...
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...
1686 1932-07-30 Correspondence Protesting Scarface. Demanding all Italian names be removed from the picture. Hays replies (4 August 1932), defending th...
1731 1932-06-20 Correspondence General information regarding the Committee on Distribution Economics and their upcoming meeting. Includes other brief c...
1777 1932-05-25 Correspondence Letter sent to all companies. O'Toole attempting to remove state censorship all together. Asking companies for informati...
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...
1698 1932-03-23 Correspondence Questioning an included report claiming the film will be released under the title Scarface.
1784 1932-03-01 Correspondence Various correspondence between Palfreyman, Pettijohn, O'Toole and McGuinness relating to the arrangements made for the u...
2261 1931-12-26 Correspondence Routine correspondence
1666 1931-10-08 Correspondence Contractual dispute between Columbia Pictures and Talking Pictures Company of Porto Rico over the distribution of Columb...
2250 1931-07-31 Correspondence MPTO Eastern Pennsylvania has passed a resolution against non-theatrical exhibition that may be in breach of antitrust ...
1671 1931-06-04 Correspondence A situation has arisen in Michigan where in a member of the local FBT has come up with the idea that if an exhibitor has...
1672 1931-05-07 Correspondence MPPDA rallying around Charles W. Picquet as distribution contracts are forcing him out of business due to his owning the...
2252 1931-05-01 Correspondence routine letters about missing Board meetings
2259 1931-05-01 Correspondence The joining of Tiffany, Educational and World Wide has been completed and all is seemingly going smoothly. Letters of pl...
1664 1931-03-01 Correspondence Ongoing conversation regarding the financial situation of various exhibitors Columbia is currently taking or intending ...
2229 1931-02-04 Correspondence Exchange of letters between Hess and Myers concerning the activities of the Copyright Protection Bureau, trigged by an a...
2231 1931-01-07 Correspondence Informing Kent that Myers has called off a proposed amalgamation of Allied States and the MPTOA, allegedly because the U...
1678 1931-01-06 Correspondence Dispute between a theatre owner in Iowa and Universal. Regarding serials. Universal is, apparently, no longer a friend o...
2211 1930-12-17 Correspondence Trotti passes on a copy of a resolution by the MPTOA -- North and South Carolina requesting the studios not to use white...
2210 1930-12-15 Correspondence Complaint by New Jersey exhibitor about collusion in price-fixing by United Artists and Path, denied by UA's lawyers
1628 1930-12-04 Correspondence Fox Film Corporation is seeking a construction permit and license for a radio station in Beverly Hills. From attached co...
3339 1930-10-30 Correspondence Hays seems to have missed a meeting with the American College of Surgeons to promote surgical films, and Martin is conce...
1240 1930-10-16 Correspondence enclosing memo by McKenzie 30 September 1930: re War Nurse, MGM Trotti: "This is another striking evidence of the worki...
1553 1930-10-01 Correspondence A discussion over the use of the word "risqu" in motion picture advertising. Began as a result of the advertising for T...
1564 1930-09-25 Correspondence Concerning the Columbia film Africa Speaks. Two main issues: the authenticity of the film and the claims of its brutalit...
1616 1930-09-25 Correspondence Regarding original copy of Code and Resolutions for Uniform Interpretation. Most companies have signed the Code but MPPD...
2205 1930-09-24 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding application for membership to the MPPDA from Tiffany productions.
1630 1930-09-18 Correspondence Correspondence on the forced buying of shorts from companies in order to secure their features. Block-booking. Exhibitor...
1555 1930-09-01 Correspondence Small group of correspondence concerning the advertising for the Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. film The Little Accident which i...
1556 1930-08-01 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the Warner Bros." film The Matrimonial Bed and the way in which it is advertised in Washington....
1561 1930-05-01 Correspondence In Dayton, Ohio, Loew's Theatres are advertising Free and Easy as a Anita Page and William Haines picture when it is act...
1569 1930-04-19 Correspondence Various correspondence between MPPDA and the American Humane Society and the American Society for the Prevention of Crue...
1575 1930-04-09 Correspondence Censorship problems for Hughes Hell's Angels, primarily sex and profanity. Detailed correspondence involving the changes...
1565 1930-04-01 Correspondence Furore over an article printed in Variety (23 April 1930) which, reportedly, attributed embarrassing quotes to the Hays ...
1608 1930-04-01 Correspondence Foreign medical films. Investigating German surgical films for use in America. Previously, foreign medical films have be...
1254 1930-03-29 Correspondence The public relations push behind the launching of the Code. Drafts of letters to be sent to supporters of the industry,...
2212 1930-03-10 Correspondence Correspondence asking for help in an exhibitor's getting relief from playing questionable pictures, and comments on the ...
1264 1930-03-01 Correspondence Hays seeks the opinions of member companies as to whether to adopt Joy's suggestion to sever links with the National Boa...
1586 1930-02-12 Correspondence Declaration of a protest by the Portland District of Oregon Congress of Parents and Teachers. The Broadway and Hollywood...
1614 1930-02-01 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding applications for membership to the MPPDA. Companies discussed here are Disney, Technico...
1647 1930-01-27 Correspondence Regarding the MGM-Universal controversy over the similarities between Universal's Jailbreak and a MGM film. Included her...
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