ID Date Type Description Summary
1203 1939-02-03 Letter Includes 2 memoranda re the pedagogic enterprises directed by Mark A. May: the history and development of the project us...
2315 1939-02-01 Deposition Herron testifies in a case brought by Paramount against the Argentinian treasury. He outlines his job in the Foreign De...
2994 1939-01-30 Memo Memo on the conditions facing the Motion Picture Relief Fund and discussion of pension system.
1218 1939-01-27 Report Report of a Special Committee appointed on 10 January 1939 at Waldorf Astoria luncheon meeting of national organizations...
2973 1939-01-20 Letter Regarding score charges -- Canadian distributors seem to want to wait and take the lead of their American counterparts.
1213 1939-01-17 Letter Skouras is concerned about the double-feature situation, especially the poor quality of B-pictures and the prevalence of...
3017 1939-01-16 Memo Memo regarding resolution that brings advertising films under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council. Incl...
1214 1939-01-16 Letter Advertising films are brought under the jurisdiction of the Advertising Advisory Council, finally solving the problem of...
3054 1939-01-07 Letter Issues of importing foreign films into Japan.
2964 1939-01-04 Resolution, file Resolution giving the Advertising Advisory Council the authority to review all motion pictures and motion picture traile...
2982 1939-01-03 Bill A copy of the Bill to create a Federal Motion Picture Commission -- trade practices, dispute and complaint resolution an...
1199 1939-01-03 Memo On the "Constitutionality of the censorship of newsreels, et al" by Pettijohn and Gaylord R. Hawkins.
3060 1939-01-01 Contract Licensing agreement for member companies to sign -- for the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3025 1938-12-31 Miscellaneous Work of the Progressive Education Association -- licensing agreement, World's Fair films, press releases promoting the u...
3187 1938-12-20 Press release Draft Press release of MPPDA Board Resolution giving Advertising Advisory Council jurisdiction over commercial films. Re...
3186 1938-12-20 Resolution MPPDA Board Resolution giving Advertising Advisory Council jurisdiction over commercial films. Not dated.
2927 1938-12-20 Memo Financial position of PCA -- there is a deficit.
2926 1938-12-20 Memo, resolution Resolution providing that the fee charged for submission and approval by the PCA will be the same for films made outside...
2907 1938-12-20 Press release Historical film for New York's World's Fair and International Golden Gate Exposition -- a feature film will be produced ...
1186 1938-12-20 Memo 'Re crime in motion pictures." A summary of regulations to date. Code. Resolution that foreign-produced motion pictures...
2910 1938-12-15 Telegram Wage and hours matter agreed upon -- no specific details given.
2909 1938-12-15 Telegram Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
2908 1938-12-15 Letter Arranging quarterly meeting of Board of Directors -- also wage and hour matter agreed upon (not specified).
2311 1938-12-15 Letter The Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, and its work on the educational values of short films. It expects it...
2313 1938-12-14 Memo "Bootleg films." Titles of 32 recent objectionable (unapproved) movies and the numbers of theatres in which they have p...
2928 1938-12-13 Memo Memo supporting the proposed resolution that the fee charged for submission and approval by the PCA will be the same for...
2931 1938-12-12 Memo List of titles containing the word "God" -- list is for released pictures. Registered titles included here are film titl...
2930 1938-12-12 Memo List of titles containing the word "God" -- list is for unreleased pictures. Registered titles included here are film ti...
2929 1938-12-12 Memo Lists the foreign films approved by the PCA during 1937 and the fees charged -- in relation to the proposed resolution t...
2958 1938-12-10 Correspondence Letters informing member companies of the cooperation between the industry and educators regarding the use of motion pic...
2959 1938-12-09 Agreement Copy of the Licensing agreement between companies and educators for the use of motion pictures as an educational tool --...
1181 1938-11-30 Memo Spyros Skouras has been complaining to Palfreyman about double-billing, which has escalated in some cases to 3 or 4 movi...
1177 1938-11-28 Memo DeBra reports on the organization "Films for Democracy" (earlier "Frontier Films'), which wants to make entertainment fi...
2932 1938-11-25 Letter Sending Harmon the file on the film Angels With Dirty Faces.
2933 1938-11-23 Memo Almost all the studios now have a boys gang series -- this trend is worrying as they do not adhere to the general princi...
1187 1938-11-23 Miscellaneous Breen and Harmon want to add a new paragraph to the Regulations, specifically to enable them to deal with the increasing...
2934 1938-11-22 Memo Universal is making a film which depicts male youths being injured -- a bad boy type film. Boy gang films are concerning...
2922 1938-11-22 Memo Reliance Pictures is finishing up but Reliance vice-president Ed Small is forming Ed Small Productions -- can MPPDA memb...
2911 1938-11-18 Memo Lists the meetings to be held on 19 November 1938 -- in relation to the representation of Nazi Germany in American newsr...
1183 1938-11-18 Memo Film Daily 17 November 1938 included an item "Newsreels to Huddle on Nazi Outrages." This memo confirms that the indust...
1184 1938-11-15 Report The report of the Advertising Committee on Motion Pictures' Greatest Year -- the improved profits have to do with the im...
3158 1938-11-14 Memo Routine correspondence.
2960 1938-11-14 Various File on the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc. General information about the formation and working of the group. Motion Pic...
1201 1938-11-10 Memo Re Motion Picture's Greatest Year Advertising campaign. While direct box-office results are hard to prove, this was eff...
2936 1938-11-09 Letter Lists the prison films made by member companies in the last two years. Production Trends.
2935 1938-11-09 Memo A list of films considered boy gang pictures -- this type of film is concerning the PCA. The depiction of youth acting i...
1176 1938-11-04 Bulletin/circular The Growth of Screen Advertising." The public pays for entertainment but gets advertising. Movie houses threaten to co...
2939 1938-10-31 Letter Paramount has been combining the PCA seal of approval and the NBR insignia -- there is a fear this will confuse audience...
2921 1938-10-31 Press excerpts Collection of press editorials written about and during the industry publicity drive Motion Pictures' Greatest Year.
2937 1938-10-20 Letter The PCA charges will be waived for the MGM two reel short The World Is Ours -- the film was made as part of the industry...
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