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The following is a list of the motion-picture producing companies whose pictures are regularly submitted for the approval of the Production Code Administration of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. : Allied Artists Productions, Inc.
Manhattan Pictures Corp. Argosy Pictures Corp.
Arthur Mayer & Joseph Burstyn, Inc. Arnold Productions, Inc.
Mayfair Pictures, Inc. Arpi Productions, Inc.
Glenn McCarthy Productions Bell Pictures Corp.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Belsam Productions, Inc.
Monogram Pictures Corp. Jeffrey Bernerd
Martin Mooney Productions, Inc. B. K. Blake, Inc.
Movietonews, Inc. Benedict Bogeaus Productions
Nero Productions, Inc. James S. Burkett Corp.
Sigmund Neufeld Productions, Inc. Cagney Productions, Inc.
George Pal Productions, Inc. California Pictures Corp.
Paramount Pictures, Inc. Cameo Productions, Inc.
Pine-Thomas Productions, Inc. Cardinal Pictures Corp.
Lindsley Parsons Productions, Inc. Champion Productions
Principal Productions, Inc. The Chaplin Studios, Inc.
Producing Artists, Inc. Chester Productions
Rampart Productions Cisco Kid Productions, Inc.
J. Arthur Rank Organization, Inc. Colmes Productions
Republic Productions, Inc.
Grantland Rice Sportlight, Inc.
RKO-Radio Pictures, Inc.
Hal E. Roach Studios, Inc. Walt Disney Productions
Charles R. Rogers Productions, Inc. Distinguished Films, Inc.
Santana Productions Eagle Lion Studios
George J. Schaefer English Films, Inc.
Jack Schwarz Productions Equity Pictures, Inc.
Screen Guild Productions, Inc. Eronel Productions, Inc.
Screen Plays, Inc. Esskay Pictures Corp.
Security Pictures, Inc. Jerry Fairbanks, Inc.
Select Productions, Inc. Famous Studios
Frank Seltzer Productions, Inc. Federal Films, Inc.
David O. Selznick Productions Film Classics, Inc.
dionte Shaff Productions, Inc. Film Studios of Chicago, Inc.
Harry Sherman Productions Edward Finney Productions
Edward Small Productions, Inc. James A. Fitzpatrick
Somerset Pictures Corp. General Film Productions Corp.
Star Films, Inc. Edward A. Golden
Strand Productions, Inc.
Hunt Stromberg Productions, Inc.
Tower Pictures, Inc. Wat Holt Productions, Inc.
Transatlantic Pictures Corp. Hopalong Cassidy Productions, Inc. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Horizon Pictures
Universal-International Pictures Co. Sam Katzman Productions
Vanguard Films, Inc.
Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc.
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Sol Lesser Productions, Inc.
Western Adventure Productions, Inc. Jules Levey Productions
W. Lee Wilder Productions, Inc. Liberty Films, Inc.
Windsor Pictures Corp. Lippert Productions, Inc.
Jack Wrather Productions, Inc. Lloyds Film Productions
Sol M. Wurtzel Productions, Inc. Lopert Films, Inc.
MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS
AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 1955 Alcorn Productions, Inc. Irving Allen Enterprises, Inc., 1438 North Gower Street, Los Angeles 28 Aries Production Co., Inc., 4024 Radford Street, North Hollywood Aspen Productions, Inc., 220 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills Samuel Bischoff, 9336 Washington Boulevard, Culver City. Benedict Bogeaus, 780 North Gower, Hollywood 38 William Cagney, 1041 North Formosa, Los Angeles 54 Lester Cowan, 1041 North Formosa, Los Angeles 54 Walt Disney Productions, Inc., 2400 West Alameda Street, Burbank Allan Dowling Pictures, 4024 Radford Street, North Hollywood Federal Films, Inc. (Borris Morrow and William LeBaron), 8822 Washington
Boulevard, Culver City Gloria Film Productions, Inc. (I. G. Goldsmith), 1040 North Las Palmas, Holly
wood 38 Golden Pictures, Inc. (Edward Golden), 612 South Dunsmuir, Los Angeles Robert Goelet, Jr. (also Normandy Productions, Inc.), care of Irving Margulies,
400 Madison Avenue, New York
424 Madison Avenue (care of Samuel Rheiner), New York 17
geles 16 William & Edward Nassour, 8460 West Third Street, Los Angeles 48 Seymour Nebenzal, 1041 North Formosa, Los Angeles 54 Mary Pickford, 7200 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles 46 Roberts Productions, Inc., 1052 North Carol Drive, Los Angeles 46 Harry M. Popkin, 165 North La Brea, Los Angeles 36 Albert S. Rogell (Roxbury Productions, Inc.), 224 North Canon Drive, Beverly
INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS' ASSOCIATION, 6525 SUNSET
BOULEVARD, HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. Edward Finney
President Lindsley Parsons.
Vice President John Champion.
Vice president Jack Broder.
Vice President William F. Broidy.
Treasurer Vincent Fennelly.
Secretary Irving Rogosin
Legal counsel and executive
1 Edward Small.
INDEPENDENT MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS' ASSOCIATION, 6525 SUNSET
BOULEVARD, HOLLYWOOD, CALIF.-Continued Bebe Corp., 145 North Robertson Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Boots & Saddles Pictures, Inc., 6525 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 28. Jack Broder Productions, Inc., 442 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles 46. William F. Broidy Productions, 5746 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 28. Cathedral Films, Inc., 140 North Hollywood Way, Burbank. Century Films, Inc., 3811 A Riverside Drive, Burbank. Champion Pictures, Inc., 160 North Thurston, Los Angeles 49. Chester Productions, Inc., 4024 Radford Avenue, North Hollywood. Continental Pictures Corp., 6636 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood 28. Scott R. Dunlap Productions, 6920 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 28. Equity Pictures, Inc., 8715 West Third Street, Los Angeles 48. Edward Finney Productions, 6525 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 28. Jan Grippo Productions, Sunset Plaza Apartments, 1220 Sunset Plaza Drive,
Los Angeles 46.
vard, Los Angeles 46.
PUBLIC PREVIEWING GROUPS
American Association of University Women, New York State
side, N. Y. Editorial chairman : Mrs. Thomas Fee, 510 East 23d Street, New York 10, N. Y. Preview chairman: Mrs. Alfonso Gaimari, 47 76th Street, Brooklyn 9, N. Y. American Jewish Committee, 101 West 55th Street, New York 19, N. Y. National motion picture chairman: Mrs. Herbert Langner; Mrs. Arthur L.
Mayer, cochairman, 1 West 64th Street, New York 23, N. Y. American Library Association National motion picture preview chairman: Miss Marilla Waite Freeman, Henry
Hudson Hotel, 353 West 57th Street, New York 19, N. Y. Children's Film Library Committee Mrs. Harry Lilly, representative, Hotel Devon, 70 West 55th Street, New York
19, N. Y. General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1734 N Street NW., Washington 6, D. C. Chairman, motion picture committee: Mrs. Dean Gray Edwards, 17 Summit
Street, East Orange, N. J. Vice chairman: Mrs. Paul Wolfskehl, 195–16 100th Avenue, Hollis, N. Y. East coast preview chairman: Mrs. Harold V. McGowan, 93 Eighth Avenue,
Brooklyn, N. Y. Adviser: Mrs. Harry Lilly, Hotel Devon, 70 West 55th Street, New York 19, N. Y. Girl Scouts of the United States of America, 155 East 44th Street, New York 17,
N. Y. National motion picture chairman: Oleda Schrottky; Mrs. Willis A. Murphy,
cochairman, 137 East 66th Street, New York 21, N. Y.
International Federation of Catholic Alumnae, Motion-Picture Department (pre
views and rates films for National Legion of Decency), 22 East 38th Street,
New York 16, N. Y. Chairman: Mrs. James F. Looram, 4034 Hampton Street, Elmhurst, Long
Island, N. Y. Vice chairmen: Mrs. William Dalton, 290 West End Avenue, New York 23, N. Y.;
Mrs. William W. Nolan, 8280 167th Street, Jamaica 3, Long Island. Chairman, New York State: Mrs. John F. Hennessy, 77 Park Avenue, New
York 16, N. Y. Chairman, New York Circle: Mrs. William P. Farrell, 360 First Avenue, New
York, 10. Chairman of reviewers: Mrs. Thomas J. Bannin, 578 Fourth Street, Brooklyn 15,
N. Y.; Miss Jean Rawle, 90 Prospect Park SW., Brooklyn 18, N. Y. Chairman, foreign reviewers: Mrs. George Bragalini, 210 Sixth Avenue, New
York 14, N. Y. Chairman of reviewers' membership: Miss Susan T. Lyons, 1075 Park Avenue,
New York 28, N. Y. Chairman of speakers' bureau : Mrs. Thomas Farrell, 431 East 20th Street,
New York 10, N. Y. Chairman of public relations : Mrs. Raleigh Knapp, 39 Pleasant Place, Arling
ton, X. J. Chairman of press: Mrs. Marguerite E. Barry, 62 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn 2,
N. Y. Executive secretary: Miss Miriam Tooley, 175 East 62d Street, New York 21, N. Y. National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, Inc., and National Motion Picture
Council (organized March 1909) 31 Union Square West, New York 3, N. Y. President: Quincy Howe Secretary: Lynd Ward Treasurer: Henry Hart Editorial secretary: Elspeth Chapin Board of directors: Mrs. Donald Deskey, George Freedley, Robert Giroux, Albert
E. Hemsing, Thomas D. Mabry, Mrs. John A. Marple, Gerald D. McDonald, Elizabeth M. McStea, Frances Taylor Patterson, Walter W. Pettit, Miriam
Sutro Price, William F. Rosenblum, Walter H. Stainton, Frederic M. Thrasher. National Congress of Parents and Teachers, 600 South Michigan Boulevard,
Chicago 5, II. National motion-picture chairman : Mrs. Louise S. Walker, 3233 Livingston Road
NW., Chevy Chase, Washington, D. C. Preview editor: Mrs. Louis L. Bucklin, 43 Woodbine Avenue, Larchmont, N. Y. National Federation of Jusic Clubs, 400 East 58th Street, New York 21, N. Y. National motion-picture chairman: Dr. Sigmund Spaeth National Legion of Decency, 453 Vadison Avenue, New York 22, N. Y.; Plazo
9-1400. (Motion pictures are reviewel for the legion by the motion-picture
department of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae, which see) Executive secretary: Rev. Thomas F. Little, S. T. L. Assistant executive secretary: Rev. Paul J. Hayes.
In October 1933, during the 19th meeting of the National Conference of Catholic Charities held in New York, His Excellency the Most Rev. Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, apostolic deligate to the United States, issued a challenge to the Catholics of this country to take action in the matter of immoral motion pictures. At the annual meeting of the bishops in Washington, November 1933, the bishops' committee on motion pictures was formed.
Present members of the bishops' committee are: Most Rev. William A. Scully, coadjutor bishop of Albany, chairman; Most. Rev. William A. O'Connor, bishop of Springfield, Ill. ; Most Rev. Bryan J. McEntegart, rector, Catholic Cniversity; Most Rev. Charles H. Helmsing, auxiliary bishop of St. Louis; Most Rev. Timothy Manning, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles.
The Legion of Decency states: “It seeks to obtain and maintain fundamental moral standards on the screen. It desires a screen which will not endanger the moral welfare of children and citizens and, therefore, not jeopardize the moral welfare of our country. It issues, regularly, classifications of films in terms of Christian morality. It presents these moral ratings to the public in order that the public may be informed of the moral character of films currently