ID Date Type Description Summary
421 1928-01-18 Resumes "Memo for Mr. Hays" on the development of the SRC. Joy cites instances of his successes, and those occasions when the SR...
1284 1928-01-26 Record of meeting These are resumes of the dinner meetings of the Studio Relations Committee. They are invaluable from the point of view ...
409 1928-01-27 Record of meeting The MPPDA Copyright Committee and Law Committee meet and resolve "that the matter of foreign and domestic copyright legi...
471 1928-01-28 Record of conference The speeches made at the fourth annual conference of the National Board of Review (NBR) argue in favour of self governme...
1298 1928-01-28 Report Address by Prof. Horace M. Kalien at the 4th National Board of Review (NBR) Conference, 28 January 1928.
392 1928-01-30 Pamphlet, letter 'Memorandum in re Brookhart Bill." Pettijohn sent this to Hays for his opinion, saying it was imperative that something ...
1465 1928-01-31 MPPDA is offering assistance to the president of Inspiration Pictures in regards to their new war film, Womanhood. The p...
391 1928-02-01 Resolution This was prepared by Carl Ackerman to be presented by Conrad Nagel on behalf of Actors' Equity in opposition to the Broo...
1286 1928-02-02 Statistics on production companies earnings in 1927, including percentage of net income to total invested capital -- t...
394 1928-02-07 Letter The MPPDA has been complaining about the activities of the Dipson-Zimmerman Booking Circuit, which has formed an "illega...
1441 1928-02-07 Letter Offering the figures for the importation of film into Canada. There is a significant drop from 1926 to 1927 due to the f...
2096 1928-02-16 Letters Judge Leavy complains about suggestive titles. Milliken replies. Exchange is triggered by a memo from Russell attachin...
1429 1928-02-17 Letter Discusses the relationship between the Amateur Cinema League and the professionals represented by the MPPDA. Hays wants ...
1486 1928-02-20 Miscellaneous Small amount of general information relating to the advertising credential committee. WAMPAS.
1427 1928-02-21 Correspondence Controversy surrounding misleading advertising at the Fox Theatre at Washington. Older films in which Clara Bow had "bit...
472 1928-03-01 Press release The MPPDA replies to charges of pro-Hoover political bias in newsreels, instigated by Frank Rembusch ('Mr. Hays operates...
497 1928-03-01 Correspondence The difficulties involved in getting French approval of The Foreign Legion, and the necessity of achieving such approval...
1436 1928-03-01 Letter A letter and document acknowledging Hess as the chosen arbitrator for an upcoming case.
1439 1928-03-03 Miscellaneous Various information concerning the proposed Brookhart Bill, which is anti-block booking. Contains reactions and response...
3244 1928-03-03 Typescript Number of pictures produced in 1923, 1924, 1925
3245 1928-03-03 Speech/address Typescript of article or speech -- probably by Trotti -- generally on the commodities used by the industry, jobs in the ...
1488 1928-03-06 Miscellaneous Information regarding the introduction of cultural courses on motion pictures into colleges. The first such course, on p...
390 1928-03-07 Miscellaneous Ford is general manager for the New England District of theatres. The document includes details of theatre admission pr...
453 1928-03-07 Letter Critique of French claims that they cannot their films distributed in the US. Contains a revealing paragraph about produ...
2083 1928-03-07 Letter Letter opposing Brookhart Bill
477 1928-03-08 Various Cecil B. DeMille Roadshow production, The Godless Girl anti-atheistic, primarily an expose of conditions in Juvenil...
1464 1928-03-08 Miscellaneous File concerning the Independent Motion Picture Exhibitor's Association. Includes the Certificate of Incorporation and By...
1435 1928-03-09 Letter Regarding a bill currently before House of Representatives which would increase the amount of money in dispute for arbit...
3199 1928-03-10 Report Inquiry of the International Labor Bureau: International protection of youth in the production of motion pictures. Trans...
465 1928-03-12 Translation of speech + sta The Italian government has offered to establish an International Educational Cinematographic Institute in Rome. Some dr...
403 1928-03-13 Speech/address 'Censorship in the United States," an address delivered at the Association of the Bar, N.Y. This is a consideration of ...
486 1928-03-15 Various There is a large, well organized and coordinated campaign to combat the threat of compulsory closing of theatres on Sund...
652 1928-03-15 Typescript Summary of Sunday Movie Campaign." This 29-page argument against Sunday closing contains pro-movie statements from mini...
1293 1928-03-21 Memo censorship violations.Negotiations over The Mad Hour gives some insight into the workings of the Studio Relations Commit...
494 1928-03-23 Letter Universal has doubts about aspects of the scenario of Grease Paint, which it proposes to film. They refer the question ...
496 1928-03-24 Memo Herron points out that there may be problems with the Austrians over Grease Paint.
495 1928-03-26 Letter McGoldrick and Father Talbot (literary editor of "America') unanimously declare Grease Paint to be "utter trash [with] n...
459 1928-03-27 Memo In January, William Edward Hickman murdered Marian Parker. Since then, he has been featured in a newsreel (including De...
498 1928-03-27 Form letter This letter recommends We Americans, by Universal, to the DAR membership. Similar letters were distributed by the Inter...
2090 1928-03-29 Press clipping New York Times clipping on increasing murder rate.
420 1928-03-31 Correspondence This is part of an intemperate exchange between Rembusch and Quigley, who has vilified him in an editorial. Rembusch's ...
1483 1928-04-01 Correspondence A dispute has developed between exhibitors and school authorities in Ohio. Exhibitors are annoyed that some schools are ...
419 1928-04-02 Letter Lott, former Department of Justice official, is out for blood over block-booking and the Film Boards of Trade and "their...
488 1928-04-03 Speech/address 'The Motion Picture as a Business," written by Trotti to be delivered by Milliken, and by Platten to unidentified group ...
1479 1928-04-03 Miscellaneous Very large, and general, file on the standard exhibition contract. Mostly questions and queries concerning the contract ...
2303 1928-04-03 Speech/address "International Unity" written by Trotti "Good motion pictures necessarily have an appeal to all men because good motion ...
1467 1928-04-10 Letter Relating to the invention of a non-burning celluloid film. Alkus has invented it and the MPPDA are trying to arrange a d...
1482 1928-04-12 Correspondence Universal attempting to arrange the importation of films, duty free, for screening purposes. Correspondence between Univ...
393 1928-04-16 Letter Coston is complaining about a change in the programming policy of the Tower Theatre (Chicago). He reveals that it used ...
1450 1928-04-17 Miscellaneous A group of press releases and press clippings concerning the National Society of Daughters of American Revolution (Bette...
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