ID Date Type Description Summary
2056 1927-01-01 Letter Describes a meeting at Mayer's house to discuss the creation of the Academy -- lists those present, and includes list of...
2058 1927-01-01 Memos Proposals for the Academy, its organisation, and what it might do. No date, but obviously prepared for early discussions...
2076 1927-01-01 Correspondence, memos, minutes Documents relating to the Standard Exhibition Contract or Uniform Exhibition Contract, covering 1927
3268 1927-01-01 Typescript List of possible Academy members prepared during planning of the Academy.
1351 1926-12-31 Report "Report for the Year of the Conservation Activities of the Hays Organisation" by Hickman Price. Concerns the MPPDA's eff...
1417 1926-12-28 Correspondence Very large collection of information relating to the amendment of the standard exhibition contract. Letters from Hess to...
273 1926-12-16 Letter The judge has been quoted in the press as opposing the "unrestrained youthful patronage of motion picture shows," (clipp...
267 1926-12-03 Letter Hays is on the Committee of the Church and Drama Association, and Andrews writes to him for approval of some minor busin...
268 1926-12-03 Press releases These are two different press releases about the formation of the Church and Drama Association: one for Protestant paper...
265 1926-12-01 Correspondence & memos Much of this large group of documents concerns the status of international copyright legislation, involving both movies ...
298 1926-12-01 Journal/magazine article "What are Motion Pictures Doing for Industry," by Julius Klein (Director of U.S. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce...
274 1926-11-22 Letter The judge has been quoted in the press as saying that motion pictures contribute to juvenile delinquency. Here Hays res...
258 1926-11-19 Various A Chicago company called Famous Names is selling endorsements of products by movie stars. It promises that it can furni...
260 1926-11-15 Letter Perepelkin's continued interest in the screening of movies on immigrant ships is encouraged. "Human cargo on a great ad...
1414 1926-11-06 Miscellaneous Various discussions about the industry's selling season and new suggestions for greater profit. Two principal suggestion...
2041 1926-11-02 Miscellaneous Correspondence , statements, draft agreements and articles, including statistics, on the development of arbitration in t...
259 1926-11-01 Press release The motion picture is now being used to teach Americanization to immigrant passengers in the steerage of trans-Atlantic ...
283 1926-11-01 Correspondence & resolution Explanation of the Chicago Church Federation's resolution regretting and rebuking motion picture mockeries against Prote...
2360 1926-11-01 Journal/magazine article The work of the National Board of Review. Outlines the role and aims of the NBR. Copy of article published in the Annals...
362 1926-10-30 Miscellaneous There is a large amount of detailed material relating to plans to produce medical and surgical instructional films. A s...
1607 1926-10-29 Speech/address Transcript of a speech delivered by Will Hays to the American College of Surgeons at the beginning of the surgical films...
1300 1926-10-02 Miscellaneous There is concern about Joe Schenck's plans to adapt a Broadway play, A Woman Disputed. Reports are made of the play, of ...
285 1926-10-01 Record McKenzie interviewed Mr Jean A. LeRoy about his historic film holdings (1895-1906). They are listed here.
2045 1926-09-27 Letters Complaint from Golden State Theatre Circuit to Pettijohn about Warner Bros. representing their contract as being a Unifo...
1288 1926-09-25 Report Report on the question of international copyright -- important in relation to the issue of authors' rights. 'Opinion Ex...
2042 1926-09-25 Correspondence Documents on an MPPDA-led campaign to eliminate bicycling of prints, supported by distributors
296 1926-09-22 Letter This, and a follow-up letter written the following day, express concern about the admission of Russian films to the U.S.
3271 1926-09-13 Letter The Department of Justice after an 18 months investigation of the Film Boards of Trade issued a statement that the Arbit...
295 1926-09-01 Report This is a summary of the eliminations required in Potemkin for showing in New York. They include most of the most class...
272 1926-08-26 Miscellaneous The Greater Movie Season is a repeat of a similar exercise tried in 1925. It is made up of a series of promotional gimm...
3273 1926-08-26 Memo The practices and agreements criticized by the Department of Justice are those which may prevent an exhibitor who has fa...
3274 1926-08-26 Press release As a result of complaints received from owners of motion picture theatres the Department has conducted an extensive inve...
3275 1926-08-26 Memo Amended Rules and Regulations for Boards of Arbitration, August 1926
3272 1926-08-25 Statement Film Boards of Trade: Following complaints received from owners of moving picture theatres, the Department of Justice ha...
1359 1926-08-23 Correspondence Various letters from the American Navy thanking the MPPDA for its commitment to educating the public on the work underta...
294 1926-08-18 Letter 'I think I have things pretty well lined up regarding the film The Death Battalion by Gloria Swanson, as I had a long ta...
286 1926-08-06 Memo The Patents Office is going to dispose of all old models of patents in Washington. Gentile is anxious to acquire all ea...
293 1926-08-04 Letter Castle acknowledges recent letters from Herron concerning the Soviet film situation, and expresses the opinion that Coff...
287 1926-08-01 Clipping "Before the Motion Picture Came: A Chronological Record of the Experiments and Inventions Dating Back Nearly a Century W...
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...
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 ...
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...
290 1926-07-16 Letter Films available from Sovkino in the U.S., including a synopsis of The Wedding of the Bear.
1361 1926-07-15 Correspondence Correspondence regarding the formation of a committee on patents. Includes a report on patent matters.
281 1926-07-14 Memo Apparently a summary of Hays Office activities under the purview of Milliken, incorporating Joy memo (02-2026 - 02-2032)...
1360 1926-06-29 Miscellaneous Pierre Artigue, patent owner of a "glass shot process" (painting scenery onto a shadowgraph screen), is suing Famous Pla...
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...
280 1926-06-26 Memo A useful summary of the Public Relations Department's activities, current and projected. (Note especially the plans for ...
288 1926-06-24 Letter Castle is is Chief of Western European Division, Department of State. He is concerned about reports that Armored Cruise...
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