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New York State Motion Picture Division Daily Schedules of Films Viewed

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:
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 blank).
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Quantity:
1.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1942 July-1963 November
Series Number:
A1426

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

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 (the last is usually not filled in). On each booking sheet, the films are grouped into the following categories: leftover booking (reels that were not completed the last working day); referrals and rescreenings; new bookings; added bookings; advance bookings; and outside bookings. Monthly totals are provided for number of reels and film footage viewed.

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Dates Contents Box

Accretion: A1426-77
1952 April-1963 November Daily Schedules of Films Viewed 1
1942 July-1952 March Daily Schedules of Films Viewed 2