ID Date Type Description Summary
2880 1937-03-19 Resolution/s Resolutions adopted by the MPTOA at their Miami convention. block booking, designated play dates, prestige pictures (con...
2854 1937-03-22 Letter Block booking is not responsible for the screening of double features.
2892 1937-03-23 Letter Sending RKO a form letter to officially inform MPPDA of the merger of the subsidiary corporations with RKO Radio Picture...
2853 1937-03-27 Letter Double feature showing of Lloyd's of London and Winner Take All -- Butler found Winner Take All to be very offensive.
2474 1937-03-30 Letter Hess wants Moriarity to return documents loaned on 23 October 1935. Includes handwritten list of documents lent to Moria...
2847 1937-03-31 Letter, report Regarding the advisory committee on motion pictures in education -- includes preliminary proposal of the work of the com...
3139 1937-04-02 Court notice US District Court, Southern District of New York, Receiver's notice of the sale of the assets of DW Griffith Inc., pursu...
2867 1937-04-03 Press release Hays has been re-elected as President of the MPPDA.
2881 1937-04-07 Memo The Production Code should not be used to further the circulation of films made for advertising purposes.
2857 1937-04-10 Memo, report Proposal of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education.
3136 1937-04-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
3154 1937-04-10 Memo Routine correspondence.
3144 1937-04-19 Memo Routine correspondence.
3369 1937-04-21 Bulletin/circular The general bulletins of the Motion Picture Theatre Owners of America for 1937.MPTOA Miami Convention report.
1156 1937-05-04 Correspondence Asking for a copy of the decision in Samuel Cummins vs. D.C. Coleman, in which Judge Worth E. Trammell of Dade County ha...
2877 1937-05-06 Letter and enclosure/s Brandt wants to bring back the arbitration boards -- he has written an enclosed article on the subject.
1169 1937-05-08 Miscellaneous Documents relating to the Motion Picture Project of the Progressive Education Association, which involves using excerpts...
2309 1937-05-11 Letter Letter from Hays or Milliken complaining about advertisements (included) for a striptease stage show at the Orpheum Thea...
2876 1937-05-11 Memo Harry Brandt wants to bring back the arbitration boards -- Hays says that the MPPDA is unable to involve itself in the m...
3152 1937-05-12 Memo Routine correspondence.
2885 1937-05-17 Letter No striptease is appropriate screen material.
2886 1937-05-17 Memo No striptease is appropriate screen material.
2848 1937-05-24 Memo A stop order has been placed on Condor Pictures, Inc. by the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
3150 1937-05-26 Memo Routine correspondence.
2896 1937-05-28 File Small file on Erwin Panofsky -- leading academic in Fine Arts. He is referred to as the Einstein of Fine Arts. He has wr...
3142 1937-06-03 Memo Routine correspondence.
1166 1937-06-05 Editorial Breen returns from a visit to London promising to incorporate several requirements of English censors into the PCA routi...
2865 1937-06-10 Press release A committee has been set up to further investigate the use of motion pictures for educational purposes -- committee cons...
3141 1937-06-10 Press release Board has appointed a committee "to study further the question of films for use in classroom work in schools under the s...
3149 1937-06-16 Memo Routine correspondence.
2884 1937-06-23 Letter Passing on information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of illness and surgi...
2883 1937-06-24 Letter Acknowledging receipt of information regarding a British Censorship ban -- harrowing and gruesome representations of ill...
2835 1937-06-29 Letter Relating to photographs of Joan Blondell taken by a 'candid cameraman' and printed in Modern Screen magazine.
2836 1937-06-29 Letter Concerning photographs of John Blondell in 'a state of undress' taken by a candid cameraman. These photos are considered...
2837 1937-06-30 Memo Relating to photographs of Joan Blondell taken by a 'candid cameraman' and printed in Modern Screen magazine. This break...
2864 1937-07-01 Speech/address "Educational Possibilities of Motion Pictures". Address by May to the National Educational Association Convention.
3155 1937-07-01 Memo From S.S., re: Louis Aldrich -- Beekman Film vs. Warner Bros., to do with obtaining information from the Army Signal Cor...
2852 1937-07-07 Memo Reporting a Phoenix theatre owner who does not show double features -- his shows consist of a feature, newsreel and shor...
1158 1937-08-04 Letter Complaint that Goldwyn has cooperated with Saturday Evening Post articles by Alva Johnston which portray him as a "natur...
3375 1937-08-19 Letter Replying to MacKay's enquiry about the use of the company's name in the titles of pictures planned by Selznick and Twent...
3368 1937-08-23 Bulletin/circular The general bulletins of the Motion Picture Theatre Owners of America for 1937.Trade Practice Plans Blocked by the Distr...
2954 1937-09-01 Advertising clippings Advertisements for various reissues.
2839 1937-09-07 Letter Relating to the issue of advertising and stars who are loaned out to other studios. These stars can not be advertised as...
1165 1937-09-13 Correspondence Frederic L. Ullman Jr of Path inquires about possible treatment of activities aboard shipboard nightclubs. Amongst othe...
1155 1937-09-22 Miscellaneous Allied States reports minor legislative victories for the independent exhibitors. They are campaigning for a regulatory...
2841 1937-09-22 Letter Sending a copy of the speech given by Abram F. Myers at the convention of Allied Theatres of New Jersey suggesting a sim...
2863 1937-09-29 Letter Asking for attendance at a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education - there are a couple of r...
2861 1937-10-01 Report Report of the Advisory Committee on Motion Pictures in Education.
2840 1937-10-05 Memo, report Examines two recent legal decisions that favour Independent exhibitors -- Paramount vs. United Motion Picture Theatre Ow...
2862 1937-10-05 Memo Outlines the situation of all member companies in relation to the motion pictures in education short subject programs - ...
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