ID Date Type Description Summary
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...
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...
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.
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
2045 1926-09-27 Letters Complaint from Golden State Theatre Circuit to Pettijohn about Warner Bros. representing their contract as being a Unifo...
285 1926-10-01 Record McKenzie interviewed Mr Jean A. LeRoy about his historic film holdings (1895-1906). They are listed here.
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
2041 1926-11-02 Miscellaneous Correspondence , statements, draft agreements and articles, including statistics, on the development of arbitration in t...
1414 1926-11-06 Miscellaneous Various discussions about the industry's selling season and new suggestions for greater profit. Two principal suggestion...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
273 1926-12-16 Letter The judge has been quoted in the press as opposing the "unrestrained youthful patronage of motion picture shows," (clipp...
1417 1926-12-28 Correspondence Very large collection of information relating to the amendment of the standard exhibition contract. Letters from Hess to...
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...
380 1927-01-01 Miscellaneous A collection of articles by Lamar Trotti. Of special interest are his articles about the use of motion pictures in the ...
1365 1927-01-01 Journal/magazine article "A Study of the Motion Picture Preferences of the Horace Mann High Schools" by Mary Allen Abbott, in the journal Teache...
1421 1927-01-01 Correspondence The MPPDA is inquiring on behalf of the Wolverine Film Co. about a Mr F. Herrick Herrick, formally with Tec-Art Studios...
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.
2059 1927-01-05 Miscellaneous Documents and articles on arbitration in the motion picture industry
3227 1927-01-05 Pamphlet Pamphlet by Metzger on The Practical Operation of Boards of Arbitration in the Motion Picture Industry.
357 1927-01-07 Report 'Preliminary Report of Psychological Research on Motion Pictures Conducted in Columbia University in 1926." This resear...
1422 1927-01-15 Correspondence Large amount of correspondence planning the Conference of the Committee of the Theatre Owners Chamber of Commerce in NY....
1379 1927-01-20 Report Notes on the Industrial Relations Program. Major theme is the irregularity of employment within the motion picture indus...
1385 1927-01-25 Miscellaneous Fair amount of information concerning specific disputes over actors contracts. Included here are Sheridan Ross (and Path...
356 1927-02-01 Journal/magazine article 'The Compensatory Function of the Movies," by Harvey C. Lehman and Paul A. Witty, from Journal of Applied Psychology. T...
374 1927-02-01 Correspondence The Protestants find the depiction of the depiction of a Protestant minister in Flesh and the Devil to be offensive. "I...
1387 1927-02-02 Statement Statement concerning the first annual report of the Central Casting Bureau. Included a table of figures demonstrating th...
2055 1927-02-03 Minutes Minutes of three meetings of the organization committee of the Academy, held between February and March 1927
1394 1927-02-08 Proposal A copy of the plan for, and purposes of, the Motion Picture Artists and Film Fans' Federation. Three page document outli...
307 1927-02-12 Memo 'Bad Title and Advertising "Dynamite.'" A rational plea for a more restrained approach to titles and advertising in vie...
2062 1927-02-19 Correspondence Correspondence relating to musical copyright issues in Canada
1380 1927-02-20 Letter Letter to Hays concerning Famous Players-Lasky's failure to uphold the conditions of a contract with the H. Schoenstadt ...
3238 1927-02-20 Memo Planning for negotiations with Authors League -- aim "to establish and maintain direct and ethical relations with author...
1402 1927-02-23 Miscellaneous Information concerning the distribution of non-theatrical films following the topic's discussion at the Federal Trade Pr...
348 1927-02-28 Letter The FTC seeks to clarify the status of the MPPDA in relation to "the inquiry into open price associations."
316 1927-03-01 Court documents This brief and argument of Vitagraph, which has been denied a permit to show a controversial film, musters all the resou...
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