ID Date Type Description Summary
3251 1923-08-24 Newspaper article SAYS MOVIES WON'T REQUIRE CENSORSHIP. CHICAGO, Aug. 24 -- Another ten years will see the passing of the movie censor, de...
95 1923-08-25 Report Plans for regional conferences for Better films committees, especially in relation to New England.. A chart is included ...
3282 1923-08-27 Letter Letter contains a memo on the Uniform Contract to be sent to all Branch managers aim is to send out uniform instruction...
96 1923-09-01 Report Famous Players-Lasky (FPL) abandon block-booking from 11-01-1923 - possibilities for community activity promoting more w...
56 1923-09-07 Memo In response to concern about rising production costs (mainly due to directorial extravagance), a plan is mooted whereby ...
2022 1923-09-07 Letter MPPDA has established contact with the National Vigilance Committee of the Associated Advertising Clubs of the World, wh...
97 1923-09-08 Report D.W. Griffith to make a film of American Revolution, encouraged by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and CP...
98 1923-09-15 Report Hanmer speech against censorship in favour of locally, not centrally organized Better Films committees working with exhi...
99 1923-09-22 Report Relative box-office success of different films measured against THE SHEIK as 100%. Films in prisons making progressFigu...
100 1923-09-25 Record of meeting Committee on Public Relations (CPR) meeting. Yale Chronicles of America films presented by Prof. Stevenson - films in ed...
101 1923-09-29 Report Notes on Committee meeting of Sept. 25, mainly comprising detailed explanation of the Yale Chronicles of America film pr...
47 1923-10-01 List of personnel Officers, directors and members of Film Boards of Trade in key cities throughout the U.S.
102 1923-10-06 Report General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) meeting in October on motion pictures.Information has recently come to my att...
103 1923-10-13 Report At the Committee meeting, short subjects were screened and discussed. Shorts make up almost 50% of the average motion p...
104 1923-10-20 Report Report on the promotion of screen-writing through a college contest sponsored by Universal.Laemmle screenwriting contest...
105 1923-10-27 Report THE COVERED WAGON not yet available for small theatres because of its success. Children's matinees will permit more fle...
248 1923-11-01 Pamphlet The Civic Forum leads with the article, "Churches Unite for Wholesome Motion Pictures," and goes on to outline several i...
106 1923-11-03 Record of meeting Educational films National Catholic Welfare Council (NCWC) has started bi-monthly review of motion pictures - "These re...
107 1923-11-10 Record of meeting Famous Players-Lasky (FPL) announced complete shut down of their studio on October 26 with a view to eliminate waste and...
108 1923-11-17 Record of meeting Evidence of exhibitor support for better films movement - woman hired by New England chain of theatres to run public rel...
109 1923-11-20 Record of meeting Mr. Friend of Distinctive Pictures talks to the Committee on Public Relations
110 1923-11-24 Record of meeting Distinctive Pictures: Friend to Joy "a surprising thing. The people, represented in our membership, although theoretical...
39 1923-11-27 Letter Notification of British National Film League resolution concerning copyright policy.
111 1923-11-27 Report 26 of 30 Film Boards of Trade (FBT) report better films committees in their areaReports from the Film Boards of Trade se...
34 1923-12-01 Miscellaneous A listing of Joy's activities as Executive Secretary, December 1923 -- November 1924. Constitutes summary of numbers o...
112 1923-12-01 Resume Music and films. Mr Zuro talks about the relationship between music and motion pictures, especially filmed operas. 6 fil...
113 1923-12-08 Resume At the Committee meeting the question of block booking was raised. Members were assured that it was dying out. "Recentl...
154 1923-12-10 Letter Mrs Wright recommends action to get certain movies banned. (Letter from Beetson to Hays, 03-17-1924, indicates Mrs King...
114 1923-12-15 Resume Progress report on plans for New England better films committee. Mr Donaldson has toured Massachusetts on behalf of the ...
263 1923-12-31 Pamphlet 'The Growth of the Censorship Idea," an anti-censorship tract by George Haven Putnam, published by the American Rights L...
197 1924-01-01 Pamphlet This introduces the Motion Picture Chamber of Commerce of America -- Non-Theatrical Incorporated, lists its aims and mem...
220 1924-01-04 Letter This is a complaint about the habitual movie portrayal of telephone operators as a "novel reading gum chewer or flapper....
183 1924-01-05 Report of activities Activities of the office of the Executive Secretary of the Public Relations Committee, week by week, in 1924.
182 1924-01-09 Report/s Reports of Public Relations Committee meetings throughout 1924.
140 1924-01-21 Letter Apparently Russell has sought the opinions of editors on motion picture advertising. Marshall's letter deplores scandal...
206 1924-01-23 Contract The MPTOA Standard Contract, and their Code of Ethics. Cohen's letter describes progress in negotiations with MPPDA over...
3262 1924-01-25 Memo Censor BoardsUseful statement showing the various censor boards and the branches controlling the territories over which ...
166 1924-01-29 Articles of Incorporation Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws of the AMPP." . . . the purposes for which said corporation is formed are not for ...
188 1924-02-01 Correspondence Ethel Dorrance Smith sold rights to her novel Damned to Universal when Hays was promising that "the prevalent kind of bo...
3221 1924-02-11 Letter Requesting that he send a message to his Hollywood office endorsing the resolutions taken at the first AMPP meeting.
165 1924-02-13 Record of meeting Main business, beyond new appointments and resignations, concerns action to be taken against motion picture taxes - ta...
223 1924-02-17 Correspondence Exhibitors and distributors are negotiating some modifications to the Uniform Contract. There are some worries about th...
208 1924-02-21 Memo Platten reports on the use of motion pictures on trans-oceanic and coastal passenger steamers, quoting extensively from ...
164 1924-02-26 Telegram Concerns initiation of MPPDA assessment of literary material. Resolved that each member of this organization instruct i...
184 1924-03-01 Report of activities Numerical summary of letters and literature mailed, conferences held, and pictures reviewed by the Executive Secretary o...
219 1924-03-03 Letter Dr Millar is the General Secretary of the New York Federation of Churches. Like Mr Wells, he complains of the denigrati...
155 1924-03-17 Letter Beetson informs Hays that 'So far I have succeeded in keeping Mrs. Wright off any of the important committees of the Fed...
192 1924-04-01 Correspondence Italian industrialist Filoteo Alberini has invented the Panoramic Moving Picture Camera which extends the visual field o...
153 1924-04-23 Letter This is a synopsis of the trouble that the AMPP has been having with Mrs Wright and the Animal Defense League. It conta...
141 1924-05-01 Correspondence The Municipal Art Society of New York is objecting to offensive billboard and rooftop advertising. Most of the studios ...
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