Research


New York State Motion Picture Division Index to Case Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
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 by the Archives. The fiche duplicate the file cards in the original accession.
Creator:
Title:
Quantity:
22 cubic feet (ca. 73,200 cards, ca. 3000 microfiche)
Inclusive Dates:
1921-1965
Series Number:
A1419

Arrangement

Alphabetic by film title.

Scope and Content Note

This series is a card file index to the license application case files. The cards (4" x 6") contain the following information: title and any sub-titles of the film; title changes, if any; name of film exchange; manufacturer's name; number of reels; film footage (not always listed); date application was received; names of film's stars; date licensed; case file number; and numbers of seals issued (in some instances years in which seals were issued are provided). The cards also record if a film was approved with eliminations (but not what was eliminated). There are notations on the back of cards if a film was rejected or approved with eliminations by other censorship boards. These citations usually include the date of the censorship body's eliminations bulletin in which the decision was published.

A1419-04:This accretion consists of a computer-generated microfiche index produced by the Archives. The fiche duplicate the file cards in the original accession. The fiche accesses files by application number; application date; film title; censorship determination; name of production company, distributor, director, and screenwriter; country of origin. The information contained in this index is available as an online database.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series A1418 License Application Case Files, is indexed by this series.

Access Terms

Corporate Name(s):
Geographic Name(s):
Subject(s):
Genre(s):
Function(s):

Detailed Description

Contents Box

Accretion: A1419-04
Microfiche Index 1

Accretion: A1419-77
A - Ak 11
Al - Am 12
An - Arr 13
Ars - Bac 14
Bad - Beat 25
Beau - Big C 26
Big D - Blond 27
Blood - Bq 28
Br - Bum 39
Bun - Candy 310
Cane - Champs 311
Chance - Cis 312
Cit - Common 413
Community - Crash 414
Crat - Danc 415
Dand - Deep 416
Deer - Dickin 517
Dick Tracy - Don Miks 518
Donn - Dusty 519
Datch - El P 520
El Q - Ez 621
F - Fe 622
Fi - Fj 623
Fl - Fore 624
For F - Ft 725
Fu - Gh 726
Gi - Golden P 727
Golden S - Gree 728
Gren - Hast 829
Hat - Here 830
Here's - His 831
Hit - Hor 832
Has - Ic 933
Id - Ins 934
Int - Iz 935
J - Jung 936
Jungle - King O 1037
King of - Lac 1038
Lad - Lar 1039
Las - Leo 1040
Lep - Little G 1141
Little H - Loss 1142
Lost - Lz 1143
M - Manm 1144
Mann - Mas 1245
Mat - Mic 1246
Mid - Mist 1247
Misti - Mt 1248
Mu - Nal 1349
Nam - Night 1 1350
O - One Way 1351
One We - Oz 1352
P - Pathe No. 25 1453
Pathe No. 26 - Pests 1454
Pet - Pn 1455
Pet - Pn 1456
Po - Pre 1557
Prison - Rae 1558
Raff - Reluct 1559
Rem - Riv 1560
Ro - Rsvp 1661
Rub - Say 1662
Sca - Sea W 1663
Sec - Shaw 1664
She - Sin H 1765
Simi - Snug 1766
Soak - Soundies 1767
Soundies - Sporting 1768
Sporting P - Sto 1869
Str - Suor 1870
Sup - Tam 1871
Tan That N 1872
The - Thy 1973
Ti - Tot W 1974
Tou - Tum 1975
Tuna - Undying 1976
Unearthly - Vd 2077
Ve - Wak 2078
Wal - Westm 2079
West of - Whiz 2080
Whoa - Wist 2181
Without - Yd 2182
Ye - Zz and Permits 2183