ID Date Type Description Summary
2826 1936-11-02 Memo, press summary Don Craig has written an article for the Washington DC News that criticizes the work of the PCA on the grounds that it w...
2743 1936-11-02 Report Report on the National Bureau of Standards project investigating preservation of records on motion picture film. Outline...
2742 1936-11-02 Letter Sending a copy of the report given to the Society of Motion Picture Engineers on film preservation. See report 11-1202.
2711 1936-11-01 Report Parliamentary report of a committee appointed by the Board of Trade, London. Dealing with the dominance of Hollywood, t...
2832 1936-10-31 Letter Outlines the fund-raising drives held by the Will Rogers Memorial Commission.
2803 1936-10-31 Correspondence Quigley has accused John Maxwell (Associated British Pictures Association) of attacking the PCA and asking the British p...
2725 1936-10-30 Resolution Resolution on double features in Maryland -- no longer obligated to exhibited low grade films designed solely to be seco...
2722 1936-10-30 Speech/address "Censorship in Ohio." Speech given to the Ohio Motion Picture Council convention -- outlines censorship in Ohio -- Reich...
2771 1936-10-22 Memo Exhibitors in Philadelphia have voiced an internal interest in working out local conciliation within their organisation ...
2802 1936-10-21 Letter Sending out a copy of the Production Code, resolution for uniform interpretation, the memo on crime pictures and the res...
1153 1936-10-19 Press summary Complaint that the current Code enforcement is keeping reissues and revivals from the screen. Breen and Boettiger asser...
2772 1936-10-16 Memo Outlines a discussion with MGM -- attempting to change the exhibition contract to ease trade relations between distribut...
2805 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2804 1936-10-07 Letter Asking that the PCA is advised of all changes to titles of features and shorts that have been assigned a PCA certificate...
2773 1936-10-07 Memo Regarding trade practice regulation -- the current proposed bills to divorce exhibition from production. Primary issues ...
2774 1936-10-06 Press clipping Decision pending in the MPTOA's proposed plan for trade relations between distributors and exhibitors.
1146 1936-10-06 Memo An explanation of the PCA policy on Compensating Moral ValuesMemo on what the PCA refers to as compensating moral values...
2769 1936-10-02 Letter Educational Studios, Inc. has resigned from the MPPDA -- no longer producing in Hollywood.
2775 1936-09-30 Memo Memo on proposed changes to distributor/exhibitor trade practices -- score charge, conciliation boards, appeal boards, b...
2768 1936-09-30 Memo Re MPPDA membership -- Samuel Goldwyn and Pioneer Pictures have become members, Pickford-Lasky Productions resigned from...
2765 1936-09-29 Press release Resolution acknowledging the sorrow and loss felt by the association by the death of Irving Thalberg.
2760 1936-09-29 Press release Two new members of the MPPDA -- Sam Goldwyn, Inc. and Pioneer Pictures, Inc.
2738 1936-09-29 Press release Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. has become a member of the MPPDA -- Goldwyn will be the company's representative.
2781 1936-09-28 Telegram Arranging for time for Board of Directors to discuss Samuel Goldwyn Productions' application for Class A membership to t...
1137 1936-09-28 Bulletin/circular Appropriation of motion picture talent by radio; problems posed by double-features; down with chain theatres
3120 1936-09-25 Memo Routine correspondence.
2782 1936-09-25 Letter Sending Samuel Goldwyn an application form for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
3123 1936-09-22 Memo Routine correspondence.
2777 1936-09-14 Memo Allied States Association is starting a slush fund for lobbying and legal costs -- demanding changes to the current trad...
2776 1936-09-14 Memo Palfreyman wants to discuss trade practices issues at the meeting of the Board of Directors (23 September 1936): score c...
2766 1936-09-14 Press release Irving Thalberg has died.
2793 1936-09-12 Press clipping Investigations into the Paramount reorganization will be reported soon to determine if a further investigation is necess...
2791 1936-09-09 Letter Paramount's various companies have merged together under the name Paramount Pictures, Inc. All MPPDA memberships regard...
2767 1936-08-31 Photograph/s Photographs of MGM's travelling studio.
1147 1936-08-31 Memo Memo for Breen outlining the issues relating to film titles for the PCA, and the PCA's jurisdiction over titles. Note t...
2792 1936-08-22 Press clipping Paramount has an injunction against Paramount Movie Photos, Inc. due to the use of the name Paramount.
2806 1936-08-21 Letter Lists the films rejected by the PCA New York office during 1936, with reasons for rejection: Undercover Men (gangster fi...
3124 1936-08-17 Memo Routine correspondence.
3119 1936-08-12 Memo Routine correspondence.
2744 1936-08-11 Press clipping The National Archives developing film preservation processes -- film to be kept for historical study.
2715 1936-08-10 Press release Update of the work of the Advertising Advisory Council -- really outlines the Advertising Code again.
2734 1936-08-06 Letter Far East Films Corporation has merged with Educational Films Corporation.
3122 1936-07-23 Memo Routine correspondence.
2745 1936-07-20 Letter Acknowledging receipt of a report on the preservation of film by the National Bureau of Standards. See report 11-1212.
2810 1936-07-17 Letter All films wanting a PCA seal of approval must be screened for the PCA -- Pizor has complained about the financial costs ...
2750 1936-07-11 Journal/magazine article Regarding Catholics and the movies -- Pope Pius XI's encyclical on motion pictures demands quality films and has been se...
2807 1936-07-10 Memo Copy of memo From Milliken to Hays listing independent films that are being released with a PCA certificate number despi...
2747 1936-07-08 Letter Acknowledging the thanks of the National Archives for the MPPDA's help with the installation of film and sound recording...
2827 1936-07-07 File Relating to the drafting of the contract between the MPPDA and the Progressive Education Association.
2748 1936-07-07 Letter Thanking the MPPDA for its help with the installation of film and sound recording equipment at the National Archives.
1148 1936-07-07 Memo List of banned terms. Also problems posed by non-member companies attempting to distribute movies which have provisiona...
2726 1936-07-06 Memo Thoughts on double features -- more theatres are playing double features in self defense than those playing them to rais...
2751 1936-07-04 Press clipping The methods by which the Legion of Decency has attempted to clean up the motion pictures will be made available to the C...
2727 1936-07-03 Memo Memo noting the arguments on double features put forward by Campbell MacCulloch (11-1165).
1139 1936-07-01 Miscellaneous Re encyclical approving of Legion of Decency. Alarm that the translation refers to the need for "control" rather than "...
2795 1936-06-30 Report Report detailing the best interests of all security holders of Paramount -- they demand the company continues operations...
2749 1936-06-25 Various Small file on the work undertaken by the National Archives on the preservation of film -- can the life of film be extend...
2811 1936-06-23 Memo There seems to be a trend with Independent films -- they are being released with a PCA certificate number but not with a...
2728 1936-06-22 Memo Proposes to tackle the problem of double features as an economic trend -- find a solution through economics instead of d...
3125 1936-06-19 Memo Routine correspondence.
2808 1936-06-11 Letter Independents are releasing films prior to receiving PCA approval.
2784 1936-06-11 Letter Selznick International Pictures has become a member of the MPPDA. Includes small amount of correspondence regarding thei...
2783 1936-06-11 Letter Selznick International Pictures has become a member of the MPPDA.
2823 1936-06-10 Letter Outlining, for the PCA records, the fees relating to obtaining PCA approval. Small file included relating to the issue o...
2763 1936-06-10 Memo Attendance list for Board of Directors meeting to be held 10 June 1936.
2762 1936-06-10 Press release Pickford-Lasky Productions and Selznick International Pictures, Inc. have become members of the MPPDA.
2761 1936-06-10 Memo A To Do List -- no name. Presumably for the meeting of the Board of Directors on 10 June 1936 -- PCA issues, Academy, li...
1141 1936-06-10 Memo Machinery is put in place to promote "harmony and cooperation between the production branches of the industry'
3128 1936-06-08 Memo Routine correspondence.
3127 1936-06-04 Memo Routine correspondence.
1142 1936-06-02 Memo At an AMPP Board of Directors meeting, committees were appointed to study the "various permanent problems': Screen Actor...
2809 1936-06-01 Letter Sending Hays information regarding the release of independent productions that have not received the formal PCA seal of ...
2746 1936-06-01 Report Summary report on the research undertaken by the National Bureau of Standards on film preservation.
2794 1936-05-29 Memo, press release Reshuffle of publicity and advertising department.
2718 1936-05-26 Correspondence File on the registration of the title "Master Skylark" -- it is the title of a book written by John Bennett but it has b...
2729 1936-05-23 Memo Warner Bros. are conducting a nationwide poll on double features -- people prefer single features and, quite simply, wan...
2719 1936-05-20 Correspondence Regarding the proposed biographical film based on Jessie Benton Fremont and General John Charles Fremont. The family cla...
2812 1936-05-18 Letter Acknowledging the position of Lenauer -- a distributor of foreign films -- in regards to the costs of obtaining the PCA ...
2818 1936-05-17 Letter Breen wants Hays to instruct all companies that requests for the opinion of the PCA on potential production material mus...
2814 1936-05-14 Letter A theatre in San Francisco is showing films that do not comply with the Production Code nor do they carry the PCA seal o...
2720 1936-05-12 Letter Relating to the phrase (and therefore title) "Foreign Correspondent".
2779 1936-05-11 Memo Trade practice issues - influenced by the end of the NRA.
2778 1936-05-11 Memo Trade practice conference held between executive committee of MPTOA and the sales managers of the distributors -- discus...
1143 1936-05-11 Memo Re trade practice regulation to counter statutory control of the motion picture industry
3126 1936-05-05 Press clipping "Kuhn, Loeb: Cravath win on Paramount fees."
1149 1936-05-05 Correspondence Potential problems posed by exhibitors who use limited availability of major studio pictures as an excuse to show salaci...
2815 1936-05-04 Memo Foreign films -- particularly British films -- have been approved by the PCA but do not carry the official PCA seal of a...
2730 1936-05-04 Press release Warner Bros. are conducting a nation wide poll on double features.
2721 1936-05-04 Press release Regarding the organisation of a bureau to aid upcoming and new playwrights -- the Theatre Guild is feeling the threat of...
2816 1936-05-01 Memo Some foreign films (particularly British films) while approved by the PCA are not carrying the official PCA seal of appr...
2813 1936-05-01 Letter Feels the PCA approval costs for distributors of foreign films within America is too high -- particularly when dealing w...
2712 1936-05-01 Minutes of evidence Minutes of evidence taken before the Departmental Committee on Cinematograph Films, Board of Trade, London, together wi...
2785 1936-04-30 Telegram Pickford-Lasky Productions wants to apply for Class A membership to the MPPDA.
2731 1936-04-28 Letter Asking for help for Warner Bros. nation wide survey on double features.
3132 1936-04-24 Memo Routine correspondence.
2752 1936-04-23 Letter The Pope has praised the motion pictures and their improved moral decency.
2755 1936-04-22 Telegram The Pope's encyclical has been mistranslated -- he hasn't demanded a greater control of motion pictures -- he has congra...
2754 1936-04-22 Letter In relation to the improvements of the quality and morality of motion pictures -- "I may say that they are moving in the...
2753 1936-04-22 Telegram Pope has praised Catholic bishops and citizens in the United States for the improved moral decency of motion pictures.
2757 1936-04-21 Memo There has been a mistranslation of an address given by the Pope -- confusing the words control and regulation in relatio...
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