ID Date Type Description Summary
3036 1939-06-20 Memo Additional material for the short wave broadcast to Portugal -- discusses movie locations and Carmen Miranda.
3035 1939-06-20 Bulletin/circular A daily broadcast schedule for NBC -- contains the Leo Carrillo interview.
3032 1939-06-20 Memo From W.T. Regards the upcoming short wave broadcasts -- industry excited about the publicity. NBC slightly more organiz...
3031 1939-06-20 Memo Regarding meeting of the Advertising Advisory Committee -- for the purpose of discussing the upcoming short wave broadca...
2981 1939-06-20 Letter Sending Columbia a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and the by-laws of the MPPDA.
1219 1939-06-20 Miscellaneous Documents re regular short-wave radio broadcasts to Europe and South America, in 4 languages. Subjects will include inf...
3053 1939-06-18 Letter Bill imposing restrictions on American motion picture interests in Denmark.
3170 1939-06-16 Memo Routine correspondence.
2976 1939-06-15 Circular letter Regarding the censorship of news reels -- Cooper is opposed to it. News reels are not censored in England and are censor...
3171 1939-06-14 Memo Routine correspondence.
1200 1939-06-10 Radio script NBC script for the Golden Jubilee of the Motion Picture. Includes sections for insertion in English and French broadcas...
3024 1939-06-08 Letter Sending the extended licensing agreement between Progressive Education Association and members -- there has been a delay...
2996 1939-06-08 Correspondence File on the formation of the North American Film Corporation -- formed to produce the highest quality educational films ...
2316 1939-06-07 Memo A list of banned words and phrases; also, those that are invariably censored, and those offensive to audiences, domestic...
3173 1939-06-02 Memo Asking for a further extension of MGM's agreement to the resolution of 3 July 1934 for the payment of a penalty for viol...
3033 1939-06-02 Memo Meeting of Advertising Advisory Committee -- short wave broadcasts. Committee trying to decide on the best type of progr...
3177 1939-05-24 Memo Routine correspondence.
3047 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding proposed bill in Japan relating to the exhibition of foreign motion pictures.
3046 1939-05-17 Letter Regarding the motion picture situation in the Netherlands -- exhibition of American motion pictures?
3064 1939-05-01 Letter United Artists is attempting to ascertain the full financial details of its Spanish subsidiary.
2978 1939-05-01 Letter Asking if the Independent Motion Pictures Producers Association is still functioning? Chadwick is forming a production c...
3048 1939-04-29 Letter Motion pictures in Buenos Aires -- no details provided. Presumably exhibition of foreign films.
3040 1939-04-27 Letter Libel suit against Republic Pictures' film Man of Conquest.
3169 1939-04-25 Memo Routine correspondence.
3021 1939-04-24 Various The continuation of the licensing agreement between companies and the Progressive Education Association -- for the use o...
3022 1939-04-22 Minutes Minutes of the eleventh meeting of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education.
1212 1939-04-22 Miscellaneous Time Magazine, in an article on Stagecoach, has referred to Wanger as a man who holds the Production Code in contempt. ...
3023 1939-04-21 Memo Regarding Lab requirements for 16 mm reduction work -- for films to be used for educational purposes.
3018 1939-04-14 Letter Hays feels all reissues should incur a $25.00 PCA fee.
2997 1939-04-13 Letter Thanking Nizer for sending information regarding privacy rights.
2979 1939-04-13 Letter Charlie Chaplin has designed a movie sequence that is very new and exciting to him. He wants to leave the written copy o...
3019 1939-04-12 Letter In regard to the resolution on PCA fees for reissues -- Hays feels the fee should be set at $25.00.
3000 1939-04-10 Pamphlet "New Principles of the Law of Radio".
2999 1939-04-10 Pamphlet "The Right of Privacy: A New Branch of Law."
2998 1939-04-10 Letter Sending Hays pamphlet on privacy rights -- a new branch of law.
3063 1939-04-06 Letter United Artists is attempting to collect money owed to them by United Artists A.S. which is a Czechoslovakian corporation...
3058 1939-04-06 Letter Only three companies have signed the contracts with Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3039 1939-04-06 Memo Short wave broadcasts to Europe -- free time has been offered by NBC and CBS for a promotional show for the motion pictu...
3038 1939-04-06 Memo Concerning the short wave broadcasts to Europe -- early memo setting out the perimeters of the process and the offer of ...
3016 1939-04-06 Letter Asking for information regarding Production Code -- everything necessary to obtain PCA seal of approval. Palfreyman resp...
3059 1939-03-31 Memo Warner Bros. is close to signing contract with Teaching Film Custodians, Inc.
3062 1939-03-22 Letter Twentieth Century-Fox is proposing to make a film about the life and work of Brigham Young -- the Church of Jesus Christ...
3178 1939-03-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
1215 1939-03-10 Letter Harmon first suggests to Hays the separation of the administrative and advisory functions of the PCA, in order to clarif...
3172 1939-03-07 Memo Routine correspondence.
3020 1939-03-04 Letter Asking about five Paramount films (reissues) Brandt is hoping to exhibit -- have they been PCA approved? Milliken replie...
2990 1939-03-03 Memo Meeting regarding general advertising situation -- the Advertising Code, candid camera situation, motion pictures and ed...
3049 1939-03-01 Letter Tax on excess profit for foreign business in Spain -- will be in effect for the duration of the war.
2975 1939-03-01 Press clipping Independent Theatre Owners are attempting to abolish all state censor boards -- Harry Brandt is leading the way.
2974 1939-03-01 Memo Reporting a radio broadcast discussion of censorship -- Harry Brandt denounced motion picture censorship as vicious and ...
2991 1939-02-28 Letter Sending information to the Board of Directors prior to meeting - motion pictures in education, program of the Advisory ...
3050 1939-02-24 Letter Proposal to increase tax on American motion pictures in Canada for the duration of the war.
2965 1939-02-20 Bulletin General bulletin -- not for publication. Urging all independent exhibitors to gather evidence of hardships imposed by th...
2972 1939-02-14 Circular letter Regarding the work of the Conciliation Committee of the Motion Picture Branch of the Toronto Board of Trade -- leading u...
3051 1939-02-11 Letter MGM having some difficulties in India obtaining a renewal of their theatre license.
3026 1939-02-06 Press clipping Copy of the American Federation of Radio Artists Code as signed by networks -- includes the classification of the code.
3175 1939-02-03 Memo Routine correspondence.
3174 1939-02-03 Memo Routine correspondence.
2993 1939-02-03 Memo The program of the Advisory Committee on the use of Motion Pictures in Education.
2992 1939-02-03 Memo Memo on the development of a new technique in education -- character education through discussion of motion picture exce...
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...
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