ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
2756 1936-04-21 Telegram The Pope's encyclical has been mistranslated -- he hasn't demanded a greater control of motion pictures -- he has congra...
2833 1936-04-13 Memo Small file relating to a libel suit against Schaefer -- incident took place prior to his employment at UA.
1138 1936-04-05 Miscellaneous Materials relating to the problems inherent in double-bills.
3129 1936-03-29 Memo Routine correspondence.
2764 1936-03-27 List of personnel Attendance list and list of proxies for the Board of Directors meeting.
2817 1936-03-21 Memo Many member and non member companies are in contact with the PCA regarding questionable material, sequences, characters,...
2788 1936-03-20 Letter Dispute with MGM over paying for films the theatre does not want to distribute -- Hess advises Somma to speak with MGM.
2732 1936-03-19 Correspondence Small amount of correspondence between the two regarding the issue of double features -- includes some examples of doubl...
3133 1936-03-17 Memo Routine correspondence.
2733 1936-03-01 Memo Opinion on issues of exhibition -- principally double features. No name attached but clearly written by an exhibitor.
1150 1936-03-01 Letters Studios have been asking Breen not to put his opinions about scenarios into writing, so he gets Hays to issue him orders...
1135 1936-02-26 Various Re distribution of movies in Germany, especially financial arrangement; also, manufacturing and licensing of recording a...
2822 1936-02-19 Memo Outlines which companies have and have not been using the clause of 4 March 1933 -- clause to be inserted into contracts...
3117 1936-02-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
2819 1936-02-10 Letter Thanking Schwartz for the copy of Columbia's Producers-Distributors Contract. Contract included here.
2758 1936-02-06 List The Legion of Decency list of objectionable motion pictures. Classified into those considered to be completely objection...
1140 1936-02-06 Press release Legion of Decency inaugurates a weekly listing of approved and classified movies
2820 1936-02-05 Letter Regarding the situation of short subject series that are made up of news reel footage -- should they be submitted to PCA...
2787 1936-02-05 Correspondence Theatre owner in Connecticut refusing to sign contracts -- ASCAP has brought legal action.
2789 1936-02-01 Letters File on General Motors travelling show. It is a free show -- movies, vaudeville, etc. -- and theatre owners are claiming...
3130 1936-01-31 Memo Routine correspondence.
2821 1936-01-31 Memo Fox is refusing to continue submitting a couple of short subject series to the PCA for approval as they are made up of n...
2716 1936-01-29 Letter Outlines certain responsibilities of companies under the Advertising Code. From 1 February 1936, a fine will be imposed ...
2717 1936-01-20 Memo Statistics for Annual Report on advertising Code -- details numbers of materials and trailers submitted for approval und...
2786 1936-01-09 Memo Bell and Howell's application for membership to the MPPDA is still pending.
1151 1936-01-08 Memo The PCA policy on illegitimacy.
2825 1936-01-06 Memo Issues relating to the fees charged for foreign films submitted to the PCA for approval. Included is small amount of cor...
2824 1936-01-06 Memo Lists the number of foreign films released in the United States in 1934 and the countries of origin. Total 174. Germany ...
2780 1936-01-06 Memo Regarding the creation of local conciliation boards for trade disputes between exhibitors and distributors.
2759 1936-01-01 Letter The Legion of Decency has a temporary home until the new headquarters are ready.
1136 1936-01-01 Various The work of J.J. McCarthy and his Advertising Advisory Council in trying to uphold clean advertising.
2473 1935-12-24 Pamphlet An Allied States "White Book" - a summary of Allied States position on block booking motion pictures and blind selling.
1152 1935-12-23 Memos The question of appropriate PCA fees to charge foreign producers, and analysis of imports by country and company. Descri...
3099 1935-12-20 Memo Routine correspondence.
2517 1935-12-18 Press release Outlines proceedings of quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors. Harry Buckley (UA) was elected as a member of the b...
2526 1935-12-17 Memo List of ethical business practices an undersigned group of distributors (signatures do not appear) will adhere to, such ...
1118 1935-12-17 Memo Memo and letter, Sam Sax to Hart, 12 December 1935. Warners have been having so much trouble with censorship of their s...
2561 1935-12-16 Letter Acknowledging the receipt of a copy of the restraining order issued in the Associated Industries of Oklahoma vs. Oklahom...
2527 1935-12-13 Memo List of legal and economic problems facing distributors since the abandonment of the Motion Picture Code for Fair Compet...
2562 1935-12-12 Letter The Vitaphone Corporation (Warner Bros. subsidiary) will send all of their short subjects made in the East to the West C...
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