ID Date Type Description Summary
3231 1927-08-16 Correspondence Documents on Theatrical Utilities Service, based in Buffalo, NY. Hess responds to a request for information about an art...
2061 1927-08-19 Letter and enclosure/s Routine letter sending copies of resolutions passed prior to Chadwick Productions joining the MPPDA
340 1927-08-22 Record of meeting Minutes of a meeting of the Stage and Screen Committee, another group dedicated to a clean stage and a clean screen. To...
2064 1927-08-31 Journal/magazine article "The Morals of the Movies," from Hollywood Magazine. Defends the movies from common charges of immoral influence.
315 1927-09-01 Journal/magazine article 'What Price Censorship," by Clement Todd, with further material by Robert Edwards, Henry Harrison and others. Heavy amm...
3226 1927-09-01 Article Settling It Out of Court, System, the Magazine for Business, September 1926. Article by Hays on Arbitration in the moti...
345 1927-09-06 Letter This informs Andrews of a resolution of the Federated Church Brotherhoods of California, to the effect that the stage an...
3232 1927-09-06 Letter Information about an international friendship exchange of dolls organized by the Federal Council of Churches -- suggeste...
2049 1927-09-16 Memo Listing membership of the committees of each branch of the Academy
1367 1927-09-28 Correspondence The Murine Company's advertisements for a refreshing, eye-cleaning product claim "MOVIES frequently strain Eyes, use Mur...
352 1927-10-01 Press release Claims that the Federal Trade Commission conference has been a success and that similar meetings will be held annually. ...
353 1927-10-01 Record of meeting There are several sets of minutes from meetings of the group of public representatives who organized themselves into a c...
368 1927-10-01 Miscellaneous File relating to the sex-hygiene movie The Naked Truth. Includes an article in The Medical Journal and Record that supp...
379 1927-10-01 Miscellaneous Producers are anxious to arrive at a system of Inter-American Trademark Registration to reduce their vulnerability to pi...
1418 1927-10-01 Press extracts Several extracts reporting the proposed reintroduction of "blue laws" in Connecticut. All against the idea and a couple ...
354 1927-10-05 Letter and enclosure/s "Suggested agenda to the Motion Picture Trade Conference which have public relations Interest." A revealing document su...
349 1927-10-10 Record of conference Transcript of Trade Practice Conference on Fair Methods of Competition. Myers hopes to concentrate on public accountabi...
350 1927-10-10 Pamphlet 'Federal Trade Practice Conference for the Motion Picture Industry." Summary of the business of the conference, includi...
351 1927-10-10 Speech/address Apparently a speech to a gathering of newspaper editors regarding the industrys attitude to the proceedings of the Feder...
2060 1927-10-10 Miscellaneous Typescripts of series of articles on "The Best Cared For Children in America," on children in the motion picture industr...
2068 1927-10-10 Speech/address Remarks by Will H. Hays at Trade Practices Conference. Includes a list of member companies of the MPPDA and a summary o...
2069 1927-10-10 Resolution Resolutions governing the Formula to prevent the prevalent type of books and plays becoming the prevalent type of pictur...
2070 1927-10-10 Resolution Trade practice resolutions on fire prevention
2071 1927-10-10 Petition Petition to the Federal Trade Commission to institute proceedings against the MPPDA, the major companies, Film Boards of...
369 1927-10-13 Correspondence There is a large volume of material relating to King of Kings. On the one hand, Christian organizations are convinced t...
675 1927-10-15 Pamphlet Rule 21 of the Code of the Motion Picture Industry Don'ts and Be Carefuls adopted as Rule 21 at the FTC trade practice c...
355 1927-10-17 Miscellaneous Several documents relating to international quotas and trade restrictions. Includes a copy of the British Cinematograph...
2077 1927-10-17 Resolution/s MPPDA resolution and other notices observing the death of Sam Warner.
2072 1927-10-18 Memo List of senior industry personnel attending a meeting -- purpose not given.
339 1927-10-19 Record of meeting C.F. Borcosque, Vice-Consul from Chile, on Latin American attitudes towards Hollywood pictures -- tries to educate fil...
1401 1927-10-22 Letter United Artists want to know how the National Motion Picture League obtained and reviewed a copy of their yet to be relea...
2079 1927-10-24 Letter and enclosure/s Hays sends Warner clippings about Vitaphone
370 1927-10-27 Proposal 'Pro Propaganda and Organization Data." proposes the formation of a body of influential and concerned citizens, as a com...
309 1927-10-28 Letter Exchange of letters. Brecher points out to Hays that regardless of any agreement reached at the Trade Practice Conferenc...
373 1927-11-01 Correspondence A controversy in Farmington, Maine, is raising the spectre of local censorship. When the local clergyman railed from th...
381 1927-11-01 Correspondence The Argentine Ambassador has taken exception to a title in The Magic Flame referring to "Argentines, Levantines and Libe...
1278 1927-11-01 Letters and report Modification to system of title registration. Planned changes in the machinery to register titles and subject matter --...
1395 1927-11-02 Proposal A proposal entitled "Suggested Program for the Permanent Funding of the Motion Picture Relief Fund" submitted by A. C. M...
2073 1927-11-03 Memo Samuel Johnson quote: "I am a great friend of public amusements, for they keep people from vice."
3203 1927-11-04 Letter and reply Flannery asks for Hess's corrections to typographical or other errors in the transcript of the Trade Practice Conferenc...
1419 1927-11-10 Speech/address Burt New delivers this speech in favor of removing the tax on motion picture admissions. This tax was originally imposed...
1412 1927-11-11 Miscellaneous Information regarding the proposed new plan for the registration of motion picture titles. This plan is a cooperative ef...
1383 1927-11-12 Memo Memo informing Hays that the United Press are sending out an article entitled "Denies Movies Cause Increase in Crime". I...
383 1927-11-13 Letter Allen protests about the gross political and cultural insensitivity of Across the Pacific in its portrayal of the Philip...
478 1927-11-16 Confidential memo First indication that big trouble is in the offing with the Jewish protest against King of Kings.
1397 1927-11-17 Letter and reply A request for general information about the newly formed Washington Film Council. North replies and includes a copy of t...
377 1927-11-18 Letter Apparently the French Ambassador has been criticizing the industry, and Hays has come to its defence.
2872 1927-11-19 Letter Arranging a meeting between Byrne and Milliken -- presumably to discuss MPPDA membership. Byrne produces films for adver...
359 1927-11-21 Report Report from a delegate (representing Pathe Rural projectors - 17.5mm projectors intended for rural use) to a League of N...
2050 1927-11-22 Memo Listing membership of the committees of each branch of the Academy
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