ID Date Type Description Summary
151 1924-08-04 Letter The Christian Science Monitor (06-12-1924) contained a version of Beetsons report exonerating the motion picture industr...
222 1924-08-11 Letter Crandall complains of the practice of releasing big-budget features in legitimate theatres rather than cinemas, and char...
224 1924-08-13 Telegram The Wampas Club endorses the resolutions of the MPPDA and the AMPP relative to salacious material. The resolutions in f...
225 1924-08-13 Advertising/publicity Presumably this is the kind of advertising that the Wampas are resolving not to issue. Extracts include: "A CHILD BORN ...
3208 1924-08-13 Telegram Wampas have passed resolution endorsing MPPDA Resolution on the Formula.
3224 1924-08-14 Minutes Minutes of a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the MPPDA Board -- dealt with application for membership by R...
160 1924-08-18 Memo Record of AMPP meeting. Election of next Executive: Joe Schenck (President), Roach & Ince (Vice Presidents), and Beetson...
193 1924-08-18 Correspondence Lasky wants to make Madame Sans Gene using many French locations, as well as a mostly French cast (the leading character...
146 1924-08-19 Memo Smith suggests using the influence of the Presbyterian Church to publicize a favourable editorial in the Los Angeles Tim...
217 1924-08-23 Letter Wells complains that Protestant ministers are frequently held up to ridicule in the movies, whereas Catholics and Jews a...
145 1924-09-01 Report A record of the circulation of the AMPP resolutions concerning advertising principles. Several different form letters a...
167 1924-09-01 Correspondence Censorship trouble over Vitagraph's Between Friends. The New York censors passed it on condition that certain eliminati...
170 1924-09-01 Memos Herron, Hess and Smith spent an objectionable night at the movies with Father Kelly and friend, watching Between Friends...
3209 1924-09-03 Memo Memo summarises newspaper article of views of M.C. Levee on the effect the Formula will have on fiction.
200 1924-09-09 Memo Notices of MPPDA Board meetings, June to September 1924
194 1924-09-10 Record of meeting Reports of Meetings of Publicity Managers, August-December 1924. Includes discussion of withdrawing financial support fr...
144 1924-09-17 Letter Resolutions concerning advertising principles (not included here), passed at a Californian AMPP meeting, are being sent ...
168 1924-09-24 Letter McMahon suggests three specific additional eliminations that would make Between Friends tolerable from the Catholic poin...
169 1924-09-25 Letter Smith agrees at once to recall all prints of Between Friends and make the cuts suggested by McMahon. (Later -- 10-10-...
207 1924-09-26 Report Detailed report describing the activities of the U.S. Navy Motion Picture Exchange, including its method of circulating ...
213 1924-09-27 Report This is a 42 page survey on the Use of Motion Pictures in Teaching, possibly commissioned by Eastman Kodak. It demonstr...
156 1924-10-01 Press clipping/s Articles concerning the example shown by Hays' initiatives in the motion picture industry, in demonstrating the advantag...
186 1924-10-01 Correspondence Various letters concerning the rights to film the play Wildfire. Swarts is buying the rights from T. Hays Hunter and wa...
190 1924-10-01 Correspondence Mr Vidavar has invented a Film Inspection Machine which is being promoted by the Film Inspection Machine Co., Inc. Zuko...
157 1924-10-03 Memo Reports the establishment of a Joint Arbitration Board at a "neutral location" in New York City.
149 1924-10-07 Letter Donaldson is in charge of MPPDA "institutional advertising." The Board has passed a resolution that each member should ...
135 1924-10-08 Memo Restrictions upon advertising, and admonition not to release information on costs, wages and receipts.
179 1924-10-09 Memo Outlines the necessity of providing special programmes for children, since it is unreasonable "to judge all motion pictu...
202 1924-10-25 Letter Includes a copy of the resolution taken at the MPPDA Board of Directors meeting of 10-23-1924, which recognizes that "re...
171 1924-10-28 Resolution AMPP Resolution to cooperate with L.A. Child Welfare Department, and to donate "school rooms, etc."
209 1924-11-01 Correspondence Mrs Margaretta Reeve, National President of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, resigns from the Public Relat...
214 1924-11-01 Correspondence The National Billiard Association and branches, claiming to represent over FOUR MILLION BILLIARD PLAYERS in America, obj...
178 1924-11-06 Memo Suggestions for a small dramatic leader to introduce all the children's matinee programmes. In one suggestion, Hays him...
195 1924-11-06 Record of meeting Reports of Scenario Editors' Meetings, November-December 1924
211 1924-11-10 Letter Scanlon complains about motion pictures being run "according to the caprice, cupidity or standards of half a dozen peopl...
216 1924-11-14 Memo Suggestions for specific cuts and alterations that Film Box Office (FBO) should make in Life's Greatest Game in order to...
142 1924-11-17 Letter This is a letter from the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Great Britain and Ireland, informing the the MPPDA of ...
221 1924-11-21 Letter Lawhead regrets the action of his publicity men in perpetrating a bomb hoax, and reports that that they "were placed in ...
210 1924-11-26 Correspondence Rev. Charles Scanlon is director of the Department of Moral Welfare, Board of Christian Education, Presbyterian Church. ...
212 1924-11-26 Memo Platten comes up with a strategy for dealing with Rev. Scanlon, involving his Dean Lathrop, the representative of all t...
181 1924-11-30 Letter Mrs Bennett is President of the Citizens League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures. She lists 32 salacious film tit...
147 1924-12-01 Correspondence Memos from Ward Wooldridge, McKenzie, Smith and Platten concerning the development of a suitable emblem and trademark. ...
150 1924-12-01 Correspondence The American Animal Defense League (AADL) has been waging a propaganda campaign, including billboard announcements, alle...
177 1924-12-01 Report of activities 44 whole children's matinee programmes are listed, giving the titles, stars, releasing company, and number of reels. NO ...
185 1924-12-01 Miscellaneous Documentation relating to copyright, including a 1924 legislative proposal for extending the rights of the author, and a...
134 1924-12-02 Letter Donaldson advises White to emphasize the entertainment value of EFC Educational films when writing his ads, rather than ...
175 1924-12-03 Memo An account of the review of the children's matinee programmes by members of the Committee on Public Relations. Details ...
148 1924-12-04 Memo Amongst the trademark correspondence are a series of summaries of advertisements or possible articles by an independent ...
189 1924-12-04 Letter Mr. Clark, a projectionist at Grenada Opera House, has invented a new improved Film Waxing Machine. (Hays expresses his...
174 1924-12-09 Letter The children's matinee programmes are to be given a trial run in Atlanta, where there will be a Ministers Conference in ...
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