ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
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.
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...
2733 1936-03-01 Memo Opinion on issues of exhibition -- principally double features. No name attached but clearly written by an exhibitor.
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...
2819 1936-02-10 Letter Thanking Schwartz for the copy of Columbia's Producers-Distributors Contract. Contract included here.
3117 1936-02-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
1140 1936-02-06 Press release Legion of Decency inaugurates a weekly listing of approved and classified movies
2758 1936-02-06 List The Legion of Decency list of objectionable motion pictures. Classified into those considered to be completely objection...
2787 1936-02-05 Correspondence Theatre owner in Connecticut refusing to sign contracts -- ASCAP has brought legal action.
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...
2789 1936-02-01 Letters File on General Motors travelling show. It is a free show -- movies, vaudeville, etc. -- and theatre owners are claiming...
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...
3130 1936-01-31 Memo Routine correspondence.
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.
2780 1936-01-06 Memo Regarding the creation of local conciliation boards for trade disputes between exhibitors and distributors.
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 ...
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...
1136 1936-01-01 Various The work of J.J. McCarthy and his Advertising Advisory Council in trying to uphold clean advertising.
2759 1936-01-01 Letter The Legion of Decency has a temporary home until the new headquarters are ready.
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...
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...
2526 1935-12-17 Memo List of ethical business practices an undersigned group of distributors (signatures do not appear) will adhere to, such ...
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...
2703 1935-12-11 Letter Regarding the title "High Hat" -- it is a registered title yet an upcoming film of the same name has been announced.
2702 1935-12-09 Correspondence File on the construction of a theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Two theatres are under construction (there is currently...
3086 1935-12-09 Memo Routine correspondence.
2475 1935-12-06 Bulletin A book based on the life of Nancy Shippman is being published and an author, E. Irvine Haines, claims it is, in part, a ...
2563 1935-12-04 Letter A tentative certificate of approval (with number) will be assigned to all scripts approved by the Production Code Admini...
2525 1935-11-29 Correspondence Mary Sayles Hancort believes an idea in MGM's Dancing Lady was taken from her book Fairy-Go-Round. Includes small amount...
3091 1935-11-27 Memo Routine correspondence.
3110 1935-11-27 Memo Routine correspondence.
3111 1935-11-27 Memo Routine correspondence.
2476 1935-11-26 Bulletin/circular Mr. M Nersessian owns a manuscript about Nersessian's years during the Armenian deportations -- the work was stolen by a...
3102 1935-11-22 Memo Routine correspondence.
2518 1935-11-20 Memo Arranging a short meeting of the Board of Directors.
3100 1935-11-18 Memo Routine correspondence.
2519 1935-11-11 Memo Trying to decide on acceptable time for a meeting of the Board of Directors.
1114 1935-11-07 Memo Regarding trade practice matters - attempting to rework issues since the demise of the Motion Picture Code for Fair Comp...
2458 1935-10-31 Memo Complaints against Paramount regarding advertising, and Paramounts record compared with that of other studios. The Devil...
2459 1935-10-31 Memo List of Paramount advertising copy that has been rejected by the MPPDAs Advertising Advisory Council during the period 1...
2555 1935-10-30 Memo Information about the creation of the Museum of Modern Art's Film Library, including correspondence arranging transfer o...
2497 1935-10-29 Letter Thanking Kelly for passing on information relating to burlesque performances accompanying motion pictures in certain the...
2531 1935-10-29 Bulletin/circular General bulletin of the MPTOA. Raises issue of non-theatrical competition and legal issues and trade practices.
2529 1935-10-28 Letter Acknowledging the large memo "Trade Practices in the Motion Picture Industry" - an attempt to rework issues since the de...
2496 1935-10-22 Letter Issue of obscene shows being performed in theatres with motion pictures. In this case, Minsky's Burlesque is been perfor...
2654 1935-10-21 Letter RKO film, Finishing School, was deemed inappropriate for release by the Alberta Board of Motion Picture Censors and it w...
2532 1935-10-16 Letter Asking for opinion on the issue of enforced arbitration.
3088 1935-10-16 Memo Routine correspondence.
1115 1935-10-15 Memo Some thoughts on current trade relations problems by Pettijohn. He points out that block-booking is not universally pra...
2528 1935-10-14 Memo A plan for the organisation and establishment of industry tribunals for the reception of complaints, and their investiga...
2468 1935-10-13 Letter Regarding commercial advertising and the non-theatrical distribution and exhibition of entertainment films in competitio...
2477 1935-10-11 Memo Regarding a proposed film based on the life of Senator Huey Long's life. Lou Irvine has taken a keen interest in the pro...
2533 1935-10-09 Memo Pettijohn feels it is up to the heads of the various companies (and no one else) to solve these trade practice issues as...
2534 1935-10-07 Memo Committee formed to solve the trade practice issues brought about by the abandonment of the Motion Picture Code -- Rubin...
2535 1935-10-07 Memo Memo suggesting the possibility of enforced arbitration -- a response to the trade practice issues that have occurred si...
2640 1935-10-07 Letter Both She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel are having great difficulty gaining PCA approval. Breen feels they should not b...
2641 1935-10-06 Letter What is the current state of She Done Him Wrong and I'm No Angel's applications for PCA approval? Breen is of the opinio...
2481 1935-10-03 Letter A letter that presumably contains copies of letters sent to the MPPDA regarding a film based on the life of Senator Huey...
2469 1935-10-02 Correspondence Returning an advertising report that Hays circulated on 25 September 1935. Useful cache of documents - both the report i...
1132 1935-10-01 Correspondence Resistance to any re-issue of I'm No Angel and She Done Him Wrong. Code.Reissues and the process of certification -- ins...
2479 1935-10-01 Letter Hays assures the wife of the late Senator Huey Long that he would do whatever he could to aid her as Universal is planni...
2530 1935-10-01 Report "Trade Relations in the Motion Picture Industry". Important document dealing with nearly all issues: block booking, over...
2540 1935-10-01 Letter Sending Bright an up to date copy of the by-laws of the Association of Motion Picture Producers. Copy included.
3365 1935-10-01 Typescript "Secrets of Success". A manual for Teacher. Educational tool on character (importance of character). Example of motion p...
2478 1935-09-26 Letter The wife of the late Senator Huey Long objects to a proposed Universal film about the life of her husband.
2471 1935-09-25 Letter Covering letter accompanying the dissemination of the Survey and Report on Screen Advertising (13 September 1935), plus ...
2472 1935-09-24 Memo Internal Warner Bros. memo listing the theatres using screen advertising -- either directly or indirectly. Includes memo...
2553 1935-09-23 Bulletin/circular General bulletin of the MPTOA. Discusses the demise of the National Recovery Administration and the growing problem of u...
2699 1935-09-23 Press clipping Reliance Pictures has become a producing member of the MPPDA -- Goetz will represent. Reliance produces for UA.
2520 1935-09-19 Press release Press release of Hays' annual report, detailing the upcoming types of movies that will establish the motion picture as t...
2536 1935-09-18 Memo Information for Hays regarding Anti-trust Laws in light of the proposal to introduce enforced arbitration.
2538 1935-09-18 Memo Information for Hays on the relevant policy relating to the decision of whether the motion picture industry should apply...
2480 1935-09-13 Memo List of proposed projects concerning the life of Senator Huey Long. The family of the late Senator objects to any on scr...
1113 1935-09-12 Report 'Survey and Report on Screen Advertising." Five kinds of advertising discussed: trailers advertising coming attractions...
1119 1935-09-06 Memo Notice that the financing of the PCA is being rearranged so that foreign and non-member companies can be charged a fixed...
1121 1935-09-06 Letter Although G-Man pictures comply with all the tenets of the Code, their excessive violence and brutality have been causing...
2564 1935-09-06 Letter The new list (or an additional list) of words not acceptable under the Production Code. Women shall not be referred to ...
2566 1935-09-06 Memo There is great concern over the number of crime/gangster films being produced (or G-Men pictures as they are dubbed). An...
3093 1935-09-06 Memo Routine correspondence.
1122 1935-09-05 Memo Breen wants a moratorium on all pictures showing American gangsters -- specifically G-Man pictures. He has had compla...
2567 1935-09-05 Memo It is not that gangster films do not have a strong law enforcement message but there is a large number of these films ri...
2576 1935-09-05 Resolution Resolution passed at meeting held on 5 September 1935 -- Crime stories are not acceptable when they portray the activiti...
2642 1935-09-05 Correspondence Re-releases of films that have been approved by the PCA will carry the letter "R" after the Code certificate number. Inc...
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