ID Date Type Description Summary
3305 1923-02-25 Letter complaint for a small Wisconsin exhibitor that the contract doesn't help him, since it does not require the distributor ...
37 1923-02-27 Letter Concern re proposed copyright legislation. Includes acknowledgements of earlier letters from Swarts in December 1922.
3304 1923-02-27 Memo suggesting that the reason for Cohens attack on the contract, and recruiting of state MPTOs protests against it, is that...
3308 1923-03-01 Correspondence Arranging meetings with exhibitors
3310 1923-03-01 Correspondence Correspondence with exhibitors in March 1923
3309 1923-03-03 Article on uniform contract. Non-MPPDA members, including American Releasing Corporation, are adopting it.
26 1923-03-06 Letter The Committee of the National Education Association on Visual Education accepts the proposal of the Producers put forwar...
120 1923-03-06 Record of meeting Proceedings at the Joint Legislation hearing on the proposed repeal of censorship legislation in the State of New York. ...
3205 1923-03-09 By-laws By-Laws of the Film Board of Trade Relating to Arbitration
3206 1923-03-09 Contract Uniform Exhibition Contract
27 1923-03-10 Record of meeting Restatement of Declaration of Purpose; clarification of the role of the Executive Secretary; appointment of 11 new sub-c...
3259 1923-03-12 Newspaper article Typescript of newspaper report from Cedar Valley Times, Vinton, Iowa, March 12, 1923, reporting on a speech by Rev. W.G....
61 1923-03-17 Correspondence There is a body of correspondence concerning the appropriation of films for exhibition on shipping lines. This includes...
80 1923-03-20 Record of meeting Preview of The Covered Wagon. Hamner claims that The Covered Wagon is evidence of the good work of the Hays office. Joh...
81 1923-03-22 Report Committee has 78 members of 62 organisations with combined membership of 60 million. Executive Committee 29 members of 7...
28 1923-03-23 Letter Summary of the work of the Public Relations Committee since its inception: in a brief resume prepared by Joy, he claims ...
2019 1923-03-24 Memo Resume of CPR activities to date: has met 11 times; Joy's correspondence amounts to 35,652 letters; he has held 500 conf...
2020 1923-03-26 MPPDA Board resolution Reaffirmation of purpose, passed at first Annual Meeting, noting rejection of state censorship in 23 states, as indicati...
3204 1923-03-26 Resolution Printed copy of Resolution of reaffirmation of determination "to establish and maintain the highest possible moral and a...
29 1923-03-27 Letter Response to Hamner letter of 03-23-1923. Hays appends a resolution taken by members of the MPPDA, a reaffirmation of no...
30 1923-04-07 Miscellaneous "Action to be taken by Members of the Committee on public relations in re: 'The Covered Wagon'." Reactions of Committee...
82 1923-04-07 Memo Article in Scouting magazine on The Covered Wagon -- part of the Committee on Public Relations (CPR) promotion of the p...
3311 1923-04-10 Letter on arbitration clause, recording the addition of four new by-laws (Articles 3 to 7) which were prepared with Kirchwey an...
43 1923-04-11 Legal document/s Complaints against American Film Company and Fox Film Corporation for unfair methods of competition. The problem lies i...
31 1923-04-13 Memo First formal meeting of the Committee on Visual Education of the NEA and the MPPDA. A 4-point program was adopted to as...
46 1923-04-19 Journal/magazine articles By-Laws of Film Board of Trade Relating to Arbitration. Resolution of St. Louis FBT adopting the uniform contract, toget...
2021 1923-04-20 Memo, letters Memorandum of conference with MPTO and Theatre Owners Chamber of Commerce, 04-18-1923, to discuss rules relating to arbi...
3312 1923-04-22 Letter he has discussed revised arbitration by-laws with the New York Theatre Owners Chamber of Commerce Charles OReilly. Assu...
3313 1923-04-22 Letter listing MPTOA objections and enclosing a report and resolution passed by the MPTOA convention in Chicago 22 May 1923, id...
58 1923-04-27 Letter Notification of a list of companies and their representatives recommended for acceptance in Membership Committee by Loew...
132 1923-04-30 Letter This item, part of the Uniform Contract documentation, calls for the creation of a Code of Ethics in the movie business,...
3252 1923-05-03 Memo HISTORY OF CENSORSHIP IN NEW YORK STATE. Covers 1916-1923a history of censorship in NY State, indicating that the Walker...
44 1923-05-14 Report Transcript of Edison's evidence in the case of Federal Trade Commission vs. Famous Players-Lasky. He comments on his ea...
32 1923-05-25 Report/s Resumes of Joy's activities week by week. 5-25-1923 - 12-15-1923
69 1923-05-25 Report NEA-MPPDA cooperation: the committee is making progress; Yale films. Producers have much suitable material for classroo...
83 1923-06-02 Report The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) has established committee dealing with motion pictures. The YMCA is also ...
84 1923-06-09 Report Visual instruction experiment in Washington. First International Congress of Motion Picture Arts conducted by Authors Le...
3260 1923-06-09 Statement WHY I AM OPPOSED TO THE CENSORSHIP BILLBy Rev. Newell Dwight Hillis, D.D., Pastor, Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, NY
85 1923-06-16 Report Reconciliation of Famous Players-Lasky (FPL) and Vitagraph, through the intervention and good offices of Will H. Hays.A ...
3314 1923-06-20 Letter A proposed FBT for Texas following the arbitration by-laws will be in conformity with Texas law
86 1923-06-23 Report Preview of Main Street. Hays notes objections to THE PILGRIM and BELLA DONNA Report of June 19 meeting of the Committee:...
3281 1923-06-27 By-laws Copy of By-laws of Film Board of Trade relating to arbitration and letter on interpretation of arbitration clause.
38 1923-06-29 Letter Apparently a reply to an enquiry about whether films copyrighted in the U.S. are protected in Latin American countries. ...
40 1923-06-29 Legislative records Tentative Draft of a Bill to Amend the Copyright Act and to Secure International Copyright: An Act to Amend the Copyrigh...
87 1923-06-30 Report Preview of PENROD AND SAM. General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) representative Mrs Harry Lilly reports 34 states h...
651 1923-07-01 Letters & telegrams Several distributors refuse to supply foreign exhibitors not using Western Electric sound equipment; claim this saves mo...
3315 1923-07-04 Newsletter Information: Official Organ of the MPTO of Western Pennsylvania. Article on overbuying.We hope that those who read this...
3316 1923-07-05 Letter As heretofore made plain, we are glad to discuss with you and those you represent any matter of interest to the industry...
88 1923-07-07 Report Comments from Hugo Reisenfeld (managing director of the Rivoli and Rialto theatres, NY) "European theatres are of a type...
59 1923-07-12 Letter Joy requests information about the supplying of films to "institutions," to pass on to the Public Relations Committee (C...
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