ID Date Type Description Summary
1205 1939-06-24 Letter Hoover asks whether he should participate in a series of filmed interviews planned by Eugene Lyons.
3034 1939-06-24 Press clipping Leo Carrillo will speak on a short wave broadcast to Latin America, in Spanish, discussing'American life and industry.
2985 1939-06-27 Memo MPPDA wants on file a list of private exhibitions. Includes correspondence relating to the compilation of this list.
3029 1939-06-29 Memo CBS and NBC are planning short wave broadcasts to Europe and South America. Considered to be an important asset to the m...
2984 1939-06-30 Memo List of distributing companies and the numbers of private screenings each held.
3030 1939-06-30 Script Sample script of CBS short wave broadcast (Europe and South America). Promoting the industry, the jubilee. Includes a li...
1211 1939-07-01 Correspondence Axtell J. Byles of the American Petroleum Institute expresses an interest in cooperating with motion picture projects wi...
3166 1939-07-01 Memo Routine correspondence.
3028 1939-07-05 Memo CBS and NBC are planning short wave broadcasts to Europe and South America.
3027 1939-07-11 Report McCormick of RKO and Gillham of Paramount were not impressed with staging a celebration of the motion pictures' Golden J...
3045 1939-07-17 Letter Concerning the ban of the Universal film The Road Back in Honduras and Peru.
1204 1939-07-19 Letter Complaint that chain theatres fail to support the lobbying efforts of the independent theatres, and do not pull their fi...
3168 1939-07-26 Memo Routine correspondence.
3044 1939-07-27 Letter Regarding the proposal to improve the quality of American motion pictures exhibited in Chile.
3012 1939-08-05 Memo The breakdown of the number of crime-horror films submitted to the PCA -- Warner Bros. has submitted fourteen during the...
3011 1939-08-07 Memo Current crop of productions classified as crime-horror films. In the first five days of August, eleven new crime film sc...
3042 1939-08-07 Letter Regarding the exhibition of American motion pictures in France since the modification of the French Film Decree.
3043 1939-08-10 Letter Regarding the bill concerning tax and regulation of the exhibition of foreign films in Cuba.
2986 1939-08-29 Miscellaneous File on the production of Land of Liberty -- the industry's contribution to the World's Fair -- production costs, the co...
1209 1939-09-01 Newspaper editorial Hays sends Stahlman's editorial, which condemns The Beast of Berlin (Producers' Pictures) for trying to inflame emotions...
3056 1939-09-01 Correspondence Regarding the use of James FitzPatrick travel films by the Teaching Films Custodians, Inc. FitzPatrick does not want hav...
3010 1939-09-06 Memo Fears concerning crime and horror films. Since explaining to the producers the seriousness of the situation of crime and...
1202 1939-09-15 Letter With the onset of war in Europe, Hays reiterates his position that the motion pictures are primarily entertainment and t...
2987 1939-09-15 Memo Of the 339 films classified by the Legion of Decency, 27 were condemned -- not one of these condemned films passed the t...
2988 1939-09-15 Memo There will be no cycle of "hate films" -- the primary purpose of motion pictures is entertainment. No films designed to ...
3015 1939-09-15 Open letter With the onset of war in Europe, Hays reiterates his position that the motion pictures are primarily entertainment and t...
3014 1939-09-16 Letter Regarding Hays' recent letter on the importance of not allowing propaganda to be produced by the industry in relation to...
3005 1939-09-23 Memo Sending Hays a copy of the resolution regarding nudity and the production code -- nudity of in the form of natives from ...
1198 1939-09-25 Script "A Suggested radio dialog between a Clubwoman and an exhibitor" Designed for use in week of October 1-7, nominated as th...
3167 1939-09-25 Memo Routine correspondence.
3009 1939-10-04 Letter A letter received by Pettijohn from the president of a distillers corporation -- his view is that the movies should not ...
1220 1939-10-06 Memo "Re: Statement of Mr. Schenck at your Tuesday meeting," denigrating Herron's work, suggesting he deals with "clerks" in ...
2983 1939-10-06 Press release Regarding the Golden Jubilee of the motion pictures -- a resolution paying tribute to Edison and Eastman has been passed...
3008 1939-10-07 Memo Passing on a letter received by Pettijohn from the president of a distillers corporation -- his view is that the movies ...
3041 1939-10-11 Letter Operation of American motion picture companies in the United Kingdom.
3055 1939-10-19 Letter DeBra is trying to convince FitzPatrick to lend his travel films to the Teaching Film Custodians, Inc. for the use on ed...
3006 1939-10-23 Resolution Regarding nudity of in the form of natives from a foreign land -- acceptable if not objectionable or gratuitous.
1206 1939-10-25 Memo Several lawsuits testing the legality of PCA enforcement are pending. Hess wants to clarify the status of nudity in tra...
3004 1939-10-25 Resolution Regarding nudity of in the form of natives from a foreign land -- acceptable if not objectionable or gratuitous.
2977 1939-10-27 Memo The Pennsylvania State Censor Board has radically increased its approval seal fees.
2980 1939-10-31 Letter Letter regarding Northern Film, Ltd. vs. Columbia Films, Corp. Dispute over the sale of exhibition rights to The Crimson...
1207 1939-11-01 Resolution Amendment to Code section on profanity and vulgarity. Includes extended list of prohibited words, as distinct from word...
3007 1939-11-01 Memo Production Code and profanity and vulgarity -- new list of words. Also contains derogatory names for various races.
2967 1939-11-02 Letter The Motion Picture Distributors and Exhibitors of Canada are working on the formation of a national conciliation board f...
2968 1939-11-02 Draft Proposed draft of the resolution establishing a national conciliation board for clearance disputes for Canadian exhibito...
3052 1939-11-02 Letter Regarding applications for reimport duties on American motion pictures going into China.
2971 1939-11-03 Correspondence John Grierson has been appointed Canadian Government Film Commissioner.
2970 1939-11-09 Letter Regarding Canadian exhibitors asking American companies for concessions.
2995 1939-11-09 Letters High schools in Virginia are exhibiting motion pictures with five and ten cent admission prices -- this is against fair ...
3061 1939-11-09 Letter Sending an application for membership to the MPPDA -- and resolution regarding fees and dues.
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