ID Date Type Description Summary
1340 1925-07-03 Contract Copy of a Fox Film Corporation Specials Contract.
1337 1925-07-01 Bulletin/circular The MPPDA is giving ten feature stories by "nationally-famous authors" written specifically for the purpose of promoting...
230 1925-06-19 Letter Morgan inquires about labor regulations pertaining to children in response to a request by the German government, which ...
1321 1925-06-19 Resolution Resolution adopted by the AMPP of California regarding its opposition to so-called tours around the United States by mot...
256 1925-06-16 Memo Harry Warner announces that Vitagraph, now under Warners' control, has rejoined the MPPDA after its much-publicized depa...
231 1925-06-15 Letter Frank Gilmore of Actors' Equity has been taking a tough line over actors' rights, accusing Hays of indifference, and has...
1344 1925-06-15 Memo Memo to Hays from Hess regarding the process involved in allowing the public, as individuals, to become members of the M...
232 1925-06-13 Memo It is currently illegal to employ women extras or wardrobe women for more than eight hours per day. Beetson is negotiat...
233 1925-06-09 Memo Beetson is trying to work out how to make a case to the Labor Commission that the employment of female extras should be ...
1333 1925-06-05 Memo New suggests the creation of a Exhibitors' Relations department within the MPPDA in order to improve the relationship be...
253 1925-06-02 Letter Weyers complains about the representation of the Hudson's Bay Company in movies, and cites an unspecified case where a L...
228 1925-06-01 Correspondence J.W. Cleveland, Department of Justice, wants info on Uniform Contract and relationship between MPPDA and Film Boards of ...
246 1925-06-01 Correspondence E.L. Chase is forming a new company for the promotion of motion pictures, and wants to affiliate with the MPPDA. Variou...
1346 1925-06-01 Correspondence Various correspondence between the MPTOA and Hess relating to Fox's failure to comply with an arbitrator's judgment agai...
2039 1925-06-01 Contract Agreement between MPPDA and Theater Owners Chamber of Commerce, seeking to resolve conflicts between distributors and ex...
1335 1925-05-29 FTC complaint Complaint against various companies involved in the ownership or leasing of motion picture theaters in California, charg...
240 1925-05-15 Letter 'Last week I went through the entire train on two different occasions trying to locate you and your partner. As I was u...
1332 1925-05-12 Memo Pettijohn calling for the creation of an Exhibitors' Department within the MPPDA. He thinks that Burt New should handle ...
2033 1925-05-12 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
2034 1925-05-12 Telegram Opinion on actors' contracts -- number of rest days permitted
3212 1925-05-05 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
1341 1925-05-04 Letter Letter regarding a case Grosvenor was working on (Fur Dressers and Fur Dyers Association). They won the case, the judge ...
3213 1925-04-28 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
247 1925-04-27 Memo Joy lays out the various functions and responsibilities of the new Public Relations Department, as he sees them. Includ...
227 1925-04-24 Miscellaneous Documents relating to censorship, some apparently drawn from Pettijohn's file. They include both pro and anti-censorshi...
234 1925-04-22 Memo Establishment of non-profit placement bureau for extras. Beetson asks, among other points: "Do you feel that the general...
3214 1925-04-21 Record of meeting Minutes of publicity managers meeting
3215 1925-04-15 Letter Summary of current activities and request for each company to develop materials for the Greater Movie Season, and to enc...
3265 1925-03-26 Resolution Resolution passed by the Committee on Public Relations, January 26, 1925, commending the MPPDA and its works in 1924.
251 1925-03-23 Pamphlets The "Open Door" is the catchphrase of the new Public Relations Department, and is also the title of its pamphlet invitin...
1334 1925-03-23 FTC report Report regarding complaint against several distributors for unfair methods of competition under the Act of 1914. Complai...
1357 1925-03-23 Legal document/s Complaint and Findings concerning the controversy over the films "The Three Musketeers" starring Douglas Fairbanks and t...
241 1925-03-21 Memo Major Wooldridge report on the Saturday morning movie for boys and girls.
3263 1925-03-21 Memo Useful 4-part report on the activities of the Executive Office of the Committee on Public Relations over the last year. ...
3264 1925-03-21 Report of committee Final Report of the Organization Committee of the Committee on Public Relations. proposes the establishment of a Depart...
3266 1925-03-19 Record of meeting Transcript of Meeting of Committee on Public Relations, March 19, 1925.
237 1925-03-18 Questionnaire The State Labor Commissioner is surveying the motion picture industry, and requires information on the employment of ext...
249 1925-03-14 Memo Explanation of the National Motion Picture League, which originated at Columbia University in 1916. It reviews pictures ...
2037 1925-03-12 Correspondence Correspondence relating to Alabama attempt to tax the transit of films within the state.
3258 1925-03-08 Speech/address THE ATTITUDE OF THE CHRISTIAN TOWARD MOTION PICTURES.An address delivered by Reverend C. L. Collins, D. D., in the First...
252 1925-03-07 Letter This is an objection to the portrayal of suicides by inhalation of gas, since the Gas Association is trying to discourag...
236 1925-03-01 Miscellaneous Documents relating to "unenforceability of contract for personal services against employee after five years," and enforc...
254 1925-03-01 Correspondence This concerns the registration of trademarks for international distribution following the Pan-American Trademark Convent...
1325 1925-03-01 Correspondence Author William B. Laub objects to the use of the title "Lady of the Night" by Metro-Goldwyn. He claims it is the title o...
1326 1925-02-28 Memo Regarding the Perkins Bill before the Committee on Patents. The bill could not be agreed upon and no action will be curr...
1327 1925-02-27 Letter MPPDA collecting statistics regarding how much studios have paid authors for their stories over the last five years. Dat...
244 1925-02-24 Record of meeting Synopsis of matters discussed at Foreign Managers meeting.
3261 1925-02-14 Report Summary of current censorship situation and argument against censorship (possibly authored by Lamar Trotti.
2035 1925-02-13 Letter Opinion on actors' contracts -- legality of a penalty that might be imposed on a member company breaching the associatio...
3210 1925-02-13 Letter Asking for copies of companies' contract with actors
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