ID Date Type Description Summary
421 1928-01-18 Resumes "Memo for Mr. Hays" on the development of the SRC. Joy cites instances of his successes, and those occasions when the SR...
1284 1928-01-26 Record of meeting These are resumes of the dinner meetings of the Studio Relations Committee. They are invaluable from the point of view ...
409 1928-01-27 Record of meeting The MPPDA Copyright Committee and Law Committee meet and resolve "that the matter of foreign and domestic copyright legi...
471 1928-01-28 Record of conference The speeches made at the fourth annual conference of the National Board of Review (NBR) argue in favour of self governme...
1298 1928-01-28 Report Address by Prof. Horace M. Kalien at the 4th National Board of Review (NBR) Conference, 28 January 1928.
392 1928-01-30 Pamphlet, letter 'Memorandum in re Brookhart Bill." Pettijohn sent this to Hays for his opinion, saying it was imperative that something ...
1465 1928-01-31 MPPDA is offering assistance to the president of Inspiration Pictures in regards to their new war film, Womanhood. The p...
391 1928-02-01 Resolution This was prepared by Carl Ackerman to be presented by Conrad Nagel on behalf of Actors' Equity in opposition to the Broo...
1286 1928-02-02 Statistics on production companies earnings in 1927, including percentage of net income to total invested capital -- t...
394 1928-02-07 Letter The MPPDA has been complaining about the activities of the Dipson-Zimmerman Booking Circuit, which has formed an "illega...
1441 1928-02-07 Letter Offering the figures for the importation of film into Canada. There is a significant drop from 1926 to 1927 due to the f...
2096 1928-02-16 Letters Judge Leavy complains about suggestive titles. Milliken replies. Exchange is triggered by a memo from Russell attachin...
1429 1928-02-17 Letter Discusses the relationship between the Amateur Cinema League and the professionals represented by the MPPDA. Hays wants ...
1486 1928-02-20 Miscellaneous Small amount of general information relating to the advertising credential committee. WAMPAS.
1427 1928-02-21 Correspondence Controversy surrounding misleading advertising at the Fox Theatre at Washington. Older films in which Clara Bow had "bit...
472 1928-03-01 Press release The MPPDA replies to charges of pro-Hoover political bias in newsreels, instigated by Frank Rembusch ('Mr. Hays operates...
497 1928-03-01 Correspondence The difficulties involved in getting French approval of The Foreign Legion, and the necessity of achieving such approval...
1436 1928-03-01 Letter A letter and document acknowledging Hess as the chosen arbitrator for an upcoming case.
1439 1928-03-03 Miscellaneous Various information concerning the proposed Brookhart Bill, which is anti-block booking. Contains reactions and response...
3244 1928-03-03 Typescript Number of pictures produced in 1923, 1924, 1925
3245 1928-03-03 Speech/address Typescript of article or speech -- probably by Trotti -- generally on the commodities used by the industry, jobs in the ...
1488 1928-03-06 Miscellaneous Information regarding the introduction of cultural courses on motion pictures into colleges. The first such course, on p...
390 1928-03-07 Miscellaneous Ford is general manager for the New England District of theatres. The document includes details of theatre admission pr...
453 1928-03-07 Letter Critique of French claims that they cannot their films distributed in the US. Contains a revealing paragraph about produ...
2083 1928-03-07 Letter Letter opposing Brookhart Bill
477 1928-03-08 Various Cecil B. DeMille Roadshow production, The Godless Girl anti-atheistic, primarily an expose of conditions in Juvenil...
1464 1928-03-08 Miscellaneous File concerning the Independent Motion Picture Exhibitor's Association. Includes the Certificate of Incorporation and By...
1435 1928-03-09 Letter Regarding a bill currently before House of Representatives which would increase the amount of money in dispute for arbit...
3199 1928-03-10 Report Inquiry of the International Labor Bureau: International protection of youth in the production of motion pictures. Trans...
465 1928-03-12 Translation of speech + sta The Italian government has offered to establish an International Educational Cinematographic Institute in Rome. Some dr...
403 1928-03-13 Speech/address 'Censorship in the United States," an address delivered at the Association of the Bar, N.Y. This is a consideration of ...
486 1928-03-15 Various There is a large, well organized and coordinated campaign to combat the threat of compulsory closing of theatres on Sund...
652 1928-03-15 Typescript Summary of Sunday Movie Campaign." This 29-page argument against Sunday closing contains pro-movie statements from mini...
1293 1928-03-21 Memo censorship violations.Negotiations over The Mad Hour gives some insight into the workings of the Studio Relations Commit...
494 1928-03-23 Letter Universal has doubts about aspects of the scenario of Grease Paint, which it proposes to film. They refer the question ...
496 1928-03-24 Memo Herron points out that there may be problems with the Austrians over Grease Paint.
495 1928-03-26 Letter McGoldrick and Father Talbot (literary editor of "America') unanimously declare Grease Paint to be "utter trash [with] n...
459 1928-03-27 Memo In January, William Edward Hickman murdered Marian Parker. Since then, he has been featured in a newsreel (including De...
498 1928-03-27 Form letter This letter recommends We Americans, by Universal, to the DAR membership. Similar letters were distributed by the Inter...
2090 1928-03-29 Press clipping New York Times clipping on increasing murder rate.
420 1928-03-31 Correspondence This is part of an intemperate exchange between Rembusch and Quigley, who has vilified him in an editorial. Rembusch's ...
1483 1928-04-01 Correspondence A dispute has developed between exhibitors and school authorities in Ohio. Exhibitors are annoyed that some schools are ...
419 1928-04-02 Letter Lott, former Department of Justice official, is out for blood over block-booking and the Film Boards of Trade and "their...
488 1928-04-03 Speech/address 'The Motion Picture as a Business," written by Trotti to be delivered by Milliken, and by Platten to unidentified group ...
1479 1928-04-03 Miscellaneous Very large, and general, file on the standard exhibition contract. Mostly questions and queries concerning the contract ...
2303 1928-04-03 Speech/address "International Unity" written by Trotti "Good motion pictures necessarily have an appeal to all men because good motion ...
1467 1928-04-10 Letter Relating to the invention of a non-burning celluloid film. Alkus has invented it and the MPPDA are trying to arrange a d...
1482 1928-04-12 Correspondence Universal attempting to arrange the importation of films, duty free, for screening purposes. Correspondence between Univ...
393 1928-04-16 Letter Coston is complaining about a change in the programming policy of the Tower Theatre (Chicago). He reveals that it used ...
1450 1928-04-17 Miscellaneous A group of press releases and press clippings concerning the National Society of Daughters of American Revolution (Bette...
1452 1928-04-19 Press clipping Clipping from Film Daily about DAR's annual report. Entitled "Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Would Have Stat...
434 1928-04-20 Letter and enclosure/s This is a document on Censorship in China. Mulrooney received it from E.H. Benson, U.A.'s special representative in Tok...
3246 1928-04-21 Pamphlet An Analysis of the 1928 Standard Exhibition Contract and Rules of Arbitration. Document identifies changes in Standard E...
1440 1928-04-24 Record of meeting The minutes of the 1928 meetings of the directors of the Motion Picture Distributors and Exhibitors of Canada. These are...
454 1928-04-25 Letter Concerning the censorship of the English picture Dawn - whether it can be shown at all in the US, and if so how it shoul...
416 1928-04-27 Letter Isaacs is Assistant Trade Commissioner at the U.S. Department of Commerce in London. These are his reactions to the int...
401 1928-04-29 Proposal 'Code of Employment Conditions for Cinematographers." This outlines the responsibility of the cinematographer. In part...
470 1928-05-01 Miscellaneous All kinds of community participation projects are being drummed up for a promotion called Music Week: concerts in motion...
3247 1928-05-01 Contract Standard Exhibition Contract. Filed with AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION 1 May 1928. Identified by the signatures of th...
3248 1928-05-01 Contract RULES OF ARBITRATION Specified in the Standard Exhibition Contractfiled with AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, 1 MAY 192...
2086 1928-05-03 Academy Bulletin Issue of Academy Bulletin, no. 10, announcing a resolution that it is a function of the Academy to preserve in permanent...
1448 1928-05-04 Various Large amount of information relating to the selection of films for the Harvard film library, a part of of the school's F...
2089 1928-05-04 Legal document/s judicial opinion on copyright cases.
3242 1928-05-05 Statement Watterson R. Rothacker announces his plan to resign as managing director of First National Studios
400 1928-05-07 Letter In part: "Concerted effort on the part of all in this office [the AMPP] to line everybody up solidly in order that there...
1425 1928-05-07 Report Entitled "A Study of the Motion Picture Preferences in the Horace Mann High Schools" by Mary Allen Abbott. A detailed re...
3239 1928-05-10 Correspondence Walsh alleges plagiarism by Paramount Lasky in a Bebe Daniels film. Paramount denies it. Walsh persists, claiming he m...
485 1928-05-11 House of Representatives Bill A bill is introduced by Mr Hudson "to protect the motion picture industry against unfair trade practices and monopoly, t...
3240 1928-05-11 Miscellaneous Various materials on copyright, including a series of reports by Charles Campbell Jr. on the conference considering revi...
1434 1928-05-14 Record of meeting Minutes of the meeting of the board of directors of the American Arbitration Association. Main points of discussion were...
1463 1928-05-17 Letter Finkelstein and Ruben, Minneapolis theatre owners, write to Milliken about public relations activities they have initiat...
429 1928-05-23 Memo Fisher, who is an MPPDA reviewer, lists titles which violate the profanity clause; he also gives comments, film by film,...
1290 1928-05-23 Memo Censorship violations
2084 1928-05-23 Letter Reporting meetings relating to a cameraman's code of ethics.
428 1928-05-24 Memo Milliken notes tendencies in the kinds of censorable material currently being produced. Despite gruesomeness, offensive...
1468 1928-05-25 Miscellaneous Sentry Safety Control Corp. has invented a device which prevents fires in film projectors. The Fox circuit of theatres h...
493 1928-05-28 Correspondence Universal try to get an English ban on Phantom of the Opera lifted. Universal representative Bryson, friend of Herron, i...
387 1928-06-01 Speech/address This speech was probably delivered to the American Library Association. The Los Angeles Library has been providing rese...
483 1928-06-01 Memo Specific censorship problems in the dialogue of the new talkies from Warner Bros.
1457 1928-06-01 Correspondence Information concerning the increasing cost of sending out fan photographs. There are many suggestions included from vari...
1462 1928-06-01 Miscellaneous Information regarding the Trade Practice Conference for the motion picture industry and the resolutions decided upon and...
433 1928-06-04 Letter The Worcester Censor-Board has rejected Adam and Evil, apparently an innocuous farce. DeBra says, "I think I know your ...
2093 1928-06-04 Correspondence First National is in potential dispute with Realart Pictures over Tex Maynard, aka Kermit Maynard, who is Ken Maynard's ...
1433 1928-06-05 Journal/magazine article Copy of a story from the American Arbitration Association's newsletter, "Arbitration News". Article reports a speech del...
1484 1928-06-06 WAMPAS (Western Motion Picture Advertisers) are helping to create a credentials system to ensure that the motion picture...
500 1928-06-07 Various Documents relating to the production of Woman Marches On, aka Women's Progress, aka Rising Woman, a newsreel compilation...
501 1928-06-07 Letter DeBra tries to offset the escalating costs of his pet project, Woman Marches On, by making a deal with McBride.
1469 1928-06-08 Correspondence Discussing an invention that eliminates the need to rewind a film. Very important in reducing risk of fire and scratches...
418 1928-06-09 Memo The industry is being investigated by the Department of Justice -- especially the legality of the operations of the Bo...
1449 1928-06-11 Essay/manuscript Two essays by Ernest L. Crandall. "Visual instruction as a phase of educational practice. Its application in the New Yor...
385 1928-06-12 Memo Comments on Fox advertising insert in Exhibitors Herald, some of which "some folks might consider an appeal to the sensu...
2154 1928-06-13 Bulletin/circular Contains information on Athanasius Kircher, crediting him with the invention of the magic lantern.
427 1928-06-14 Memo 'Examination of the trade paper advertising of the proposed product for 1928/29 discloses some titles which, taken in co...
426 1928-06-16 Memo This records the number of violations of the Don'ts and Be-Carefuls by each company, according to the MPPDA reviewer.
2082 1928-06-16 Letter Asking assistance in promoting an arbitration bill in Louisiana.
397 1928-06-18 Letter Censorship problems posed by the introduction of sound, and some strategies for coping with them.
452 1928-06-18 Miscellaneous Many documents on the Geneva Conference and unsuccessful French attempts to have it approve restrictions on foreign (Ame...
1456 1928-06-20 Report/s Two reports, both dated 20 June 1928, from Ernst and Ernst detailing the results of two surveys undertaken by them on be...
466 1928-06-21 Press release This reports Hays' annual review of the state of the motion picture industry delivered at a meeting of the MPPDA Board o...
1475 1928-06-23 Correspondence Hays informs Hart that the resignation of his company's class A membership of the MPPDA has been accepted with regret at...
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