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Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1423
 
 
Dates:
1921-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of an alphabetical index to motion pictures rejected or approved with eliminations. The index lists the film title (and subtitles if applicable); whether or not the film is foreign and if it was dubbed; a note stating if the film was rejected; and the serial number assigned to the .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1432
 
 
Dates:
1959-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of reports contain monthly tabulations of the revenue received from the issuance of seals, permits, and licenses for original and duplicate copies of 35 and 16 mm films. The statements also provide monthly and yearly totals of the number of seals issued by the Division..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1415
 
 
Dates:
1922-1947
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of printed annual reports of the Motion Picture Commission and its successor, the Motion Picture Division. Each report contains a narrative text and accompanying statistical tables describing receipts and expenditures, examinations of and eliminations made on films reviewed, a brief .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1428
 
 
Dates:
1927-1945
 
 
Abstract:  
These records were apparently generated by the Motion Picture Division in order to gather background data on the activities of other censorship boards on questionable films, on court opinions regarding freedom of expression, about various motion picture associations and unions that advocated freedom .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1426
 
 
Dates:
1942 July-1963 November
 
 
Abstract:  
These daily sheets record the schedule of films viewed by division personnel and the actions taken. Each "booking sheet" contains columns for data on the film footage of each booking, number of reels, priority (time or date), title of picture, applicant, action taken, and reviewers (usually left bla.........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1427
 
 
Dates:
1929-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
These files contain correspondence between the Motion Picture Division Director's Office and film distributors or exchanges. The majority of the correspondence concerns the licensing of films, issuance of seals, requests for scripts and cutting continuities for foreign films, requests for license applications, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1421
 
 
Dates:
1921-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
Index cards list the titles of films released by various film distributors. Each card contains the name of the distributing company on the top left hand line; underneath are listed the titles and subtitles, if any, of the films released by the company, the type of film (silent or audio), the date a .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1417
 
 
Dates:
1927-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of monthly "Eliminations Bulletins" compiled by the Motion Picture Division and distributed to countries and states with film censorship boards to inform them of actions taken on films. Information includes film title, applicant, and film footage in one of three categories: licensed .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1430
 
 
Dates:
1951-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains printed or carbon copies of elimination bulletins issued by other states, the Canadian provinces, and foreign countries. Bulletins contain the following information: a list of pictures approved, the distributor of the film, number of reels, and a brief description of action or dialogue .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1416
 
 
Dates:
1927-1963
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of pocket-size pamphlets that reprint New York State laws, rules and regulations regarding the review and licensing of motion picture films. Handbooks are present for many but not all of years between 1927 and 1963..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1419
 
 
Dates:
1921-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series is a card file index to the Motion Picture Division license application case files. Cards contain basic information regarding each film and notations of actions taken by the division and other censorship boards. The A1419-04 accretion consists of a computer-generated microfiche index produced .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1418
 
 
Dates:
1921-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of approximately 73,000 motion picture case files, one for each film submitted to the Division of Motion Picture for review and licensing. Each case file contains the following: an license application(s); copies of initial and duplicate licenses; a copy of the filmscript; examiner's .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1420
 
 
Dates:
1921-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
The Motion Picture Division reviewed each film intended for screening in New York State and issued a license for its exhibition unless the film was judged "obscene, indecent, immoral, inhuman, sacrilegious or of such character that its exhibition would tend to corrupt morals or to incite crime." The .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1433
 
 
Dates:
1927-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
Bound volumes contain information on films received and the actions taken on each film. Figures are totaled daily for the various categories of information, and totals are also entered at the end of each month. It is unclear why these films were sent to Albany..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1431
 
 
Dates:
1930-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
The records for the most part document salary, travel expenses, and other work-related expenses incurred by Division personnel as they traveled throughout the state reviewing films and meeting with theater owners and operators. The files of former Division directors occasionally contain correspondence .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1422
 
 
Dates:
1921-1958
 
 
Abstract:  
This series documents through those films rejected or approved with elimination, the Motion Picture Division's concern with sex, violence, and adult situations such as infidelity or abortion. Information includes film’s serial number, title, applicant and manufacturer’s name, changes/eliminations required .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate the Moving Picture Industry.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
B1547
 
 
Dates:
1917
 
 
Abstract:  
The series consists of preliminary and final reports which includes details on financing and operation of motion picture production and distribution; commentary on “improper and indecent sex and vice pictures” and film regulation; information on contracting and rental for exhibition of films; estimates .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

 
Creator:
New York (State). Motion Picture Division
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A1429
 
 
Dates:
1923-1965
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings and other printed material, budget summations and reports, copies of legislative bills pertaining to censorship, appeals and opinions regarding film censorship, and printed minutes of relevant federal committees .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives