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New York State Motion Picture Division Distributor and Exchange Correspondence 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:
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, notification of change of film titles, payment of license fees, requests for copies of film transcripts, and the ownership of film rights.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1929-1965
Series Number:
A1427

Arrangement

Alphabetic by name of film distributor, then chronological. Correspondence with 16 mm film distributors is filed separately at the end.

Scope and Content Note

These files contain correspondence between the 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, notification of change of film titles, payment of license fees, requests for copies of film transcripts, and the ownership of film rights.

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Access Restrictions

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

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: A1427-77
1929-1965 Distributor and Exchange Correspondence Files A-N 1
1929-1965 Distributor and Exchange Correspondence Files O-XYZ (16 mm Distributors) 2