ID Date Type Description Summary
2037 1925-03-12 Correspondence Correspondence relating to Alabama attempt to tax the transit of films within the state.
249 1925-03-14 Memo Explanation of the National Motion Picture League, which originated at Columbia University in 1916. It reviews pictures ...
237 1925-03-18 Questionnaire The State Labor Commissioner is surveying the motion picture industry, and requires information on the employment of ext...
3266 1925-03-19 Record of meeting Transcript of Meeting of Committee on Public Relations, March 19, 1925.
241 1925-03-21 Memo Major Wooldridge report on the Saturday morning movie for boys and girls.
3263 1925-03-21 Memo Useful 4-part report on the activities of the Executive Office of the Committee on Public Relations over the last year. ...
3264 1925-03-21 Report of committee Final Report of the Organization Committee of the Committee on Public Relations. proposes the establishment of a Depart...
251 1925-03-23 Pamphlets The "Open Door" is the catchphrase of the new Public Relations Department, and is also the title of its pamphlet invitin...
1334 1925-03-23 FTC report Report regarding complaint against several distributors for unfair methods of competition under the Act of 1914. Complai...
1357 1925-03-23 Legal document/s Complaint and Findings concerning the controversy over the films "The Three Musketeers" starring Douglas Fairbanks and t...
3265 1925-03-26 Resolution Resolution passed by the Committee on Public Relations, January 26, 1925, commending the MPPDA and its works in 1924.
3215 1925-04-15 Letter Summary of current activities and request for each company to develop materials for the Greater Movie Season, and to enc...
3214 1925-04-21 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
234 1925-04-22 Memo Establishment of non-profit placement bureau for extras. Beetson asks, among other points: "Do you feel that the general...
227 1925-04-24 Miscellaneous Documents relating to censorship, some apparently drawn from Pettijohn's file. They include both pro and anti-censorshi...
247 1925-04-27 Memo Joy lays out the various functions and responsibilities of the new Public Relations Department, as he sees them. Includ...
3213 1925-04-28 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
1341 1925-05-04 Letter Letter regarding a case Grosvenor was working on (Fur Dressers and Fur Dyers Association). They won the case, the judge ...
3212 1925-05-05 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
1332 1925-05-12 Memo Pettijohn calling for the creation of an Exhibitors' Department within the MPPDA. He thinks that Burt New should handle ...
2033 1925-05-12 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
2034 1925-05-12 Telegram Opinion on actors' contracts -- number of rest days permitted
240 1925-05-15 Letter 'Last week I went through the entire train on two different occasions trying to locate you and your partner. As I was u...
1335 1925-05-29 FTC complaint Complaint against various companies involved in the ownership or leasing of motion picture theaters in California, charg...
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...
2039 1925-06-01 Contract Agreement between MPPDA and Theater Owners Chamber of Commerce, seeking to resolve conflicts between distributors and ex...
253 1925-06-02 Letter Weyers complains about the representation of the Hudson's Bay Company in movies, and cites an unspecified case where a L...
1333 1925-06-05 Memo New suggests the creation of a Exhibitors' Relations department within the MPPDA in order to improve the relationship be...
233 1925-06-09 Memo Beetson is trying to work out how to make a case to the Labor Commission that the employment of female extras should be ...
232 1925-06-13 Memo It is currently illegal to employ women extras or wardrobe women for more than eight hours per day. Beetson is negotiat...
231 1925-06-15 Letter Frank Gilmore of Actors' Equity has been taking a tough line over actors' rights, accusing Hays of indifference, and has...
1344 1925-06-15 Memo Memo to Hays from Hess regarding the process involved in allowing the public, as individuals, to become members of the M...
256 1925-06-16 Memo Harry Warner announces that Vitagraph, now under Warners' control, has rejoined the MPPDA after its much-publicized depa...
230 1925-06-19 Letter Morgan inquires about labor regulations pertaining to children in response to a request by the German government, which ...
1321 1925-06-19 Resolution Resolution adopted by the AMPP of California regarding its opposition to so-called tours around the United States by mot...
1337 1925-07-01 Bulletin/circular The MPPDA is giving ten feature stories by "nationally-famous authors" written specifically for the purpose of promoting...
1339 1925-07-03 Miscellaneous Various correspondence involving the Connecticut Tax Law Case. Included here is a large number of the court documents.Do...
1340 1925-07-03 Contract Copy of a Fox Film Corporation Specials Contract.
1328 1925-07-08 Record of meeting Copyright legislation. Meeting of the subcommittee elected to redraft the Perkins Bill. Meeting an attempt to determine ...
3216 1925-07-13 Letter Letter endorsing Greater Movie Season: "Such a movement to emphasize the desirability of worthy motion pictures will be ...
3211 1925-07-15 Letter, contract Walker has reviewed and rewritten Equity's proposed "weekly motion picture contract" for actors. Contract is attached.
239 1925-08-11 Letter Woll is upset that motion picture printing is often not produced in union shops, and does not carry the Allied Printing ...
1347 1925-08-24 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTO in Minneapolis and Pettijohn and Hess relating to the Uniform Exhibition Contrac...
1336 1925-09-08 Miscellaneous Greater Movie Season Celebration. Various press releases relating to a national essay writing contest, "What The Motion ...
245 1925-10-05 Memo Red Seal Picture Corp., makers of Inkwell cartoons, wants to join the MPPDA. Smith is against it because they are too s...
255 1925-10-22 Articles/essays Tract after tract about the enlightening power of motion pictures, by Lamar Trotti. Includes "The Attitude of the Church...
2046 1925-11-12 Court ruling Documents relating to a case between author Paramore and Mack Sennett Corporation, over the use of the title "Yukon Jake...
235 1925-11-27 Miscellaneous Documents relating to the establishment and promotion of the Central Casting Corporation, partly designed to stem the ti...
1338 1925-12-01 Miscellaneous Various correspondence regarding legal advice on the judgment in the Paramore vs. Sennett copyright case. Relates to the...
1349 1925-12-03 Letters Large number of replies to letters sent by Hays asking various institutions: what the motion picture means to your insti...
2036 1925-12-08 Memo membership of law committee
2038 1925-12-15 Letter Submitting a copy of the Rules of Film Boards of Trade for the establishment of Credit Committees
1354 1926-01-01 Pamphlet "Helping the "Extra" in Movies" promotes the new Central Casting Bureau which opened in January.
2044 1926-01-01 Correspondence, contracts, memos Documents on the Standard Exhibition Contract or Uniform Exhibition contract, between distributors, exhibitors and MPPDA...
257 1926-01-07 Memo Examples of both "good" and "bad" advertising.
277 1926-01-16 Draft of letter Joy quotes the professional opinions of Dr George W. Kirchwey and Dr Sanger Brown that movies do not cause crime; on the...
278 1926-01-16 Report "Opinions of a Few Prominent People that Motion Pictures Do Not Cause Juvenile Delinquency." These include prison and c...
1364 1926-01-21 Letter Weeks is informing Hays of the proposed new tax currently being discussed in the Virginia General Assembly. It is a ten ...
279 1926-01-31 Correspondence & report Chicago National Motion Picture Conference, hostile to the industry, voted to underwrite a psychological study of motion...
1353 1926-01-31 Report "Report on the Health and Working Conditions in the Motion Picture Industry in Hollywood" by Dr Lee K. Frankel. Discusse...
266 1926-02-02 Correspondence & memos This is a large volume of material relating to the Film Boards of Trade: business relations, arbitration, anti-trust qu...
264 1926-02-09 Pamphlet "Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis on Censorship," published by the MPPDA. Dr. Hillis is a clergyman and author.
282 1926-02-10 Speech Ramsaye provides a history of the industry, emphasising that the Motion Picture Patents Company was run by Gentiles, and...
299 1926-02-10 Letter Zierler's case provides a good example of a small independent exhibitor shut out of the industry through lack of access ...
3225 1926-02-10 Pamphlet Pamphlet announcing the Fourth National Motion Picture Conference.
276 1926-02-15 Press statement Court statistics show that juvenile delinquency is decreasing despite the popular impression. The statement draws a con...
297 1926-02-16 Essays/articles/speeches This is a large volume of articles by Lamar Trotti on various pro-movie topics: Books and Films; identification with sta...
1350 1926-02-16 Miscellaneous The Regional Distributors Association has applied for, and been granted, membership to the MPPDA. Association concerned ...
1362 1926-02-16 Various The Eastman Kodak Company is starting a two year experiment in making motion pictures more available to schools througho...
1368 1926-02-18 Memo Beetson keeping Hays informed about the plans for independent producers on the West Coast forming a new association. Inc...
284 1926-02-26 Letter Canavan informs Hays of a resolution taken by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Pictur...
2043 1926-02-27 Press release "Comprehensive survey of public taste furnished in analysis of de Mille Contest." Outcomes of a contest by de Mille and ...
271 1926-03-03 Record of speech Hays gave this speech at a dinner given by the Federal Council of Churches at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. It was the eve...
269 1926-04-08 Letter and report The Federal Council of Churches Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCCCA) has appointed a Sub-Committee o...
3278 1926-04-26 Memo Hess and Grosvenor memo on conference with Thompson of DoJ. Difference of opinion relates to one paragraph (Paragraph 3...
261 1926-05-01 Correspondence & resolution The L.A. District Board, California Federation of Women's-Clubs, informs Hays that they have passed a resolution opposin...
262 1926-05-01 Letter to editor Extract from Pollock's letter to the Daily News, N.Y.C. In part, "Censorship, here and in England, never kept genuine i...
275 1926-05-01 Poem This poem, by James J. Montague, makes fun of the tendency to blame movies and jazz for the restless behaviour of the yo...
270 1926-05-12 Memo and report Andrews submits a detailed draft proposal for the Church and Drama Association to Joy and others of the Public Relations...
1356 1926-05-16 Newspaper article Clipping from "The Film Daily" entitled "Scientific Casting" promoting the new casting bureau and the Motion Picture Ind...
1363 1926-05-19 Memo Information regarding the Palmer Photoplay Corporation, now operating as the Palmer Institute of Authorship. The Nationa...
1358 1926-05-20 Correspondence Various correspondence regarding the Music Tax License and the problems of taxable and non-taxable music sheets for exhi...
1352 1926-05-21 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposal for a new Archives Building in Washington, including a facility for storing motion p...
3279 1926-05-26 Memo Memo replying to Mr. Lotts memorandum (to Colonel Donovan of DoJ dated 09-24-1925, and dealing with the two Kentucky cas...
830 1926-06-14 Letter Early correspondence about King of Kings and Andrews' willingness to co-operate under conditions spelled out in the lett...
854 1926-06-14 Letter George Reid Andrews makes his proposition to Hays concerning his own role in the production of King of Kings (10% of the...
1355 1926-06-18 Letter AMPP calling for the introduction of "the same term in all studios for the same class of work and that so far as possibl...
288 1926-06-24 Letter Castle is is Chief of Western European Division, Department of State. He is concerned about reports that Armored Cruise...
280 1926-06-26 Memo A useful summary of the Public Relations Department's activities, current and projected. (Note especially the plans for ...
289 1926-06-28 Letter Not only is Potemkin already available in the U.S., but Mr Zamkovoy of Sovkino is trying to get Bolshevik shots into all...
1360 1926-06-29 Miscellaneous Pierre Artigue, patent owner of a "glass shot process" (painting scenery onto a shadowgraph screen), is suing Famous Pla...
281 1926-07-14 Memo Apparently a summary of Hays Office activities under the purview of Milliken, incorporating Joy memo (02-2026 - 02-2032)...
1361 1926-07-15 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the formation of a committee on patents. Includes a report on patent matters.
290 1926-07-16 Letter Films available from Sovkino in the U.S., including a synopsis of The Wedding of the Bear.
292 1926-07-19 Letter Castle asks Coffin about Potemkin, which he saw with Fairbanks and Pickford ('Doug and Mary'). Coffin recognizes the po...
3277 1926-07-19 Memo Report on investigation into Film Boards of Trade: "As I am convinced that no satisfactory evidence of oppression or har...
3276 1926-07-21 Letter and report Letter enclosing memo on Special Agent Martins (DoJ) report of 01-16-1926 on Cincinnati FBT. Martin spent two weeks in ...
291 1926-07-28 Letter Concern that Zamkovoy is negotiating with U.A. to make Russian propaganda pictures in the U.S., particularly The Death B...
10 20 50 100 Records per page
Displaying 100 of 3379 results