Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976

Contents List

Container Title
Box-folder   1/1-5
File #1: United Artists Corporation Incorporation papers, charter, by-laws, certificates and amendments, 1919-50
Box-folder   1/6-8
File #2: UAC financial set-up: incorporation papers and amendments, capital stock certificates, (1929) 1936-38
Box-folder   1/9
File #3: United Artists Finance Corporation, UAC subsidiary incorporation papers, 1933-35
Carbons of minutes of UAC Board of Directors with related correspondence, 1919-1950
Note: These minutes are incomplete; a microfilm copy of a complete set of minutes is in United Artists Series 1A.
Box-folder   2/1-10
File #4: Minutes, 1919-26
Box-folder   2/11-17
File #674: Minutes, 1927-28
Box-folder   3/1-4
File #5: Minutes, 1929-31
Note: Includes O'Brien, Malevinsky and Driscoll correspondence.
Box-folder   3/5-7
File #6: Minutes, 1932
Box-folder   3/8-9
File #7: Minutes, 1933
Box-folder   3/10-11
File #8: Minutes, 1934
Box-folder   4/1-2
File #9: Minutes, 1935
Box-folder   4/3-4
File #10: Minutes, 1936
Box-folder   4/5-6
File #11: Minutes, 1937
Box-folder   4/7-8
File #12: Minutes, 1938
Box-folder   5/1-3
File #13: Minutes, 1939
Box-folder   5/4
File #14: Minutes of twentieth anniversary convention of UA selling organization, 1939
Note: Contains transcripts of speeches of 23 luminaries: Harry Buckley, George Bruce, E. T. Carr, Sam Cohen, Lynn Farnol, Harry Gold, Monroe Greenthal, Morris Helperin, Alfred Hitchcock, Leslie Howard, Paul Lazarus, Sol Lesser, David Loew, Ernst Lubitsch, Albert Margolies, Mary Pickford, Alfred Reeves, Hal Roach, Dick Rowland, Jack Schlaifer, David O. Selznick, Murray Silverstone, and Walter Wanger.
Box-folder   5/5-6
File #15: Minutes, 1940
Box-folder   6/1-3
File #16: Minutes, 1941
Box-folder   6/4-10
File #17: Minutes, 1942-47
Box-folder   6/11-12
File #18: Minutes, 1948-50
UAC General Correspondence, 1920-1930
Note: Policy correspondence which passed through the O'Brien office.
Box-folder   7/1-4
File #19: General correspondence, 1920-23
Box-folder   7/5-7
File #20: General correspondence, 1924-25
Box-folder   7/8-10
File #21: General correspondence, 1926-27
Box-folder   8/1-4
File #22: General correspondence, 1928
Box-folder   8/5-7
File #23: General correspondence, 1929-30
General matters and correspondence, 1931-51
Box-folder   9/1-2
File #24: General matters and correspondence, 1931-32
Box-folder   9/3-5
File #25: General matters and correspondence, 1935
Note: Includes weekly cash position statements.
Box-folder   9/6-9
File #26: General matters and correspondence, 1936
Note: Includes A. H. Giannini agreement, misc. correspondence, business reports, financial reports, balance sheet, and daily home office bank balances.
Box-folder   9/10-12
File #27: General matters and correspondence; Estanica copyright; Arthur Kelly and Jack Merserau; daily home office bank balances, 1937
Box-folder   9/13-10/1
File #28: General matters and correspondence; home office daily bank balances, 1938
Box-folder   10/2
File #29: General matters and correspondence, 1939
Box-folder   10/3-4
File #30: General matters and correspondence, 1940
Box-folder   10/5-7 thru 11/1-2
File #31: General matters and correspondence, misc. papers, 1941
Note: Includes Kelly Improvement Plan, corporate chart, future selling plan, financial data; inquiries from David Selznick; contract negotiations with Frank Capra and Robert Riskin; examination of operations and procedures of UAC.
Box-folder   11/3-5
File #32: General matters and correspondence, features productions released from 1929-43, 1942-43
Box-folder   11/6-7
File #33: General matters and correspondence, 1944-45
Box-folder   11/8-10
File #34: General matters and correspondence, agreement of UAC with American European Film Industries, Inc. for Hangmen Also Die; Stockholders' report for 1941-46, 1946-47
Box-folder   12/1-2
File #35: General matters and correspondence, 1948-49
Box-folder   12/3-5
File #36: General matters and correspondence, pictures released seasons of 1919-41; pending litigation, March, 1950; memorandum on sale of corporation, 1951, 1950-51
UAC Executive Committee minutes, resolutions, and correspondence
Note: The Committee, in existence only between 1935 and 1938 was made up of vice-presidents and other top executives of the corporation. It dealt with matters of policy between meetings of the Board of Directors.
Box-folder   12/6-8
File #37: Executive Committee, 1935
Box-folder   13/1-3
File #38: Executive Committee, 1936
Box-folder   13/4-5
File #39: Executive Committee, 1937
Box-folder   13/6-7
File #40: Executive Committee, January to June, 1938
Box-folder   13/8-9 thru 14/1-6
File #41: National Labor Relations Board and Screen Publicists Guild correspondence and documents, 1940-49
Note: Also Screen Office and Professional Employees Guild (SOPEG)
Box-folder   14/7-8
File #42: Fortune magazine article on history of UAC, 1940
Note: Corporation's reactions to proposed article were mixed.
Box-folder   15/1
File #43: Screen Office and Professional Employees Guild (SOPEG), Local 1391, Los Angeles, 1941-44
Note: re: UA's dealings with this union.
Box-folder   15/2-5
File #44: National Labor Relations Board and strike of home office employees' union; correspondence and documents, 1941-48
Box-folder   15/6-7
File #45: Office managers' and bookers' wage and hour law, and job analysis; correspondence and misc., 1948-50
Box-folder   15/8
File #47: Colosseum of Motion Picture Salesmen NLRB case, correspondence, 1950
Note: These charges were brought before the NLRB by a Milwaukee union and were later withdrawn.
Box-folder   15/9-10
File #48: UA Employees' Welfare Fund, Inc., correspondence, minutes, and documents, 1937-50
Note: Records of a company-operated welfare fund.
Box-folder   15/11
File #49: Continental Casualty Company and bonding of UA foreign agents, 1932-34
Box-folder   16/1-4
File #46: John Bartelt vs. UAC; correspondence and records, 1948-51
Note: Milwaukee employee sues for wages.
Box-folder   17/1
File #50: Samuel Goldwyn agreements and related correspondence, 1948
Note: Tentative film titles Criminals and Diplomatic Passport; this deal was never made.
Box-folder   17/2
File #51: U.S. Film Export Company Agreements, 1946
Note: re: U.S. Film as UA's foreign licensee.
Box-folder   17/3
File #52: Power of attorney for Art Cinema Corporation given to UA Australasia by Joseph Moskowitz; related correspondence, 1930-35
Box-folder   17/4
File #53: Cinesound Productions, Ltd. and UA Australasia and UAC agreement for two films, 1936
Box-folder   17/5
File #54: American Industrial Corporation agreement for Johnny One-Eye, 1949-51
Note: Correspondence, Benedict Bogeaus.
Box-folder   17/6
File #55: Gateway Film and Television Company agreement for William's Luck and correspondence, 1948
Box-folder   17/7-9
File #56: UAC South America; correspondence and minutes, 1944-51
Note: Includes Home office correspondence, 1944-50; minutes, 1944-51; and contracts and correspondence of Manual Pena Rodriquez, 1947-1949
Box-folder   17/10
File #57: Clifford Odets and UAC agreement for Awake and Sing, 1949
Box-folder   17/11
File #58: UAC vs. Cumberland Amusement Company, 1949-50
Note: UA sues Tennessee exhibitor over unplayed contracts.
Box-folder   17/12
File #59: Gramercy Pictures, Inc. agreement for film of Schmeling-Stribling fight, 1939
Note: Argentine and Chilean distributors.
Box-folder   17/13-18
File #60: Rooney-Stiefel, Inc. agreement, correspondence, misc. for The Big Wheel and Quicksand, 1949-51
Note: Mickey Rooney.
-Quicksand agreement, 1949
-Correspondence, 1949-50
-Misc. correspondence, 1949-50
-Rooney-Stiefel, Harry Popkin Productions, James Nasser in re Quicksand, Big Wheel injunction, 1949-50
-Ressan, Inc., d/b/a General Service Studios, George Nasser, et al. vs. Rooney-Stiefel, Inc. (over Rooney's services in Quicksand), 1949-51
-Bankers Trust Company and Edward Peskay vs. Rooney-Stiefel Productions, warrant of attachment, 1951
Box-folder   18/1
File #61: Rooney-Stiefel, Inc. and 20th Century Fox Film Corporation: title conflict between Sand and Quicksand, 1949
Box-folder   18/2-5
File #62: Willard A. Holland vs. UAC and Harry Popkin, Samuel Stiefel, Jack Dempsey, Mickey Rooney and Popkin, Stiefel, Dempsey Productions, 1949-50
Note: Holland sues for damages for unauthorized use of his name in The Big Wheel. Includes correspondence, legal papers, 1949-50, and dialogue continuity for The Big Wheel.
Box-folder   18/6
File #63: Leonard Picker agreement for Porgy and Bess, 1948
Box-folder   18/7
File #64: Arrow Pictures Corporation agreement for Teheran (or Plot to Kill Roosevelt), 1948
Box-folder   18/8-9
File #65: Pioneer Pictures Corporation agreement for Gun Crazy, Red Light, correspondence, 1949-50
Box-folder   18/10-11
File #66: Arnold Productions, Inc. and Arnold Pressburger agreements, correspondence, 1941-50
Note: re: Driftlight, Hangmen Also Die, It Happened Tomorrow, Last Year's Show, Scandal in Paris, Shanghai Gesture, Vidocq, and Wild Echoes Flying.
Box-folder   18/12-13
File #67: Arnold Productions and Arnold Pressburger agreements with DeLuxe Laboratories, Inc., 1941-50
Note: Production financing, Shanghai Gesture.
Box-folder   19/1-4
File #68: Arnold Productions copyright correspondence for Shanghai Gesture, Hangmen Also Die, It Happened Tomorrow, A Scandal in Paris, 1942-46
Box-folder   19/5
File #69: Film Rights International, Ltd. agreement for foreign distribution of The Shanghai Gesture, 1948-49
Note: South Africa.
Box-folder   19/6-7
File #70: Betty Box (Bonaventure Films, Ltd.) agreements for The Hearts of Paris, Tonight at 8:30, and The Vic Welles Ballet, 1949-50
Box-folder   19/8-10
File #71: Oliver Unger deal: Distinguished Films, Inc. agreement for Passionelle and Under the Sun of Rome, and Oxford Films, Inc. agreement for Torment, 1948-50
Box-folder   19/11-12
File #72: Distinguished Films, Inc. and Guaranteed Pictures Company agreements for As You Like It, 1949-51
Note: Distinguished Films acquires re-issue rights from Guaranteed Pictures; UA is to do the actual distribution.
Box-folder   19/13-14
File #73: Inter-American Productions, Inc. agreements for Cisco Kid series, 1948-51
Note: Daring Caballero, Girl from San Lorenzo, Gay Amigo, Satan's Cradle, and Valient Hombre.
Box-folder   19/15
File #74: Lode Star Productions, Inc. agreement for Cisco Kid series, 1950
Box-folder   19/16
File #75: Tower Pictures agreement for Jigsaw and correspondence, 1948-50
File #76-78: Minutes, correspondence, reports, contracts, agreements, etc. of UA Corporation, Ltd. (formerly Allied Artists Corp., Ltd.), 1928-51
Box-folder   19/17-19
Minutes, 1930-50
Box-folder   20/1-22/9
Correspondence, etc., 1926-51
-Correspondence, 1928-1951
-Agreements, general reports, and misc., 1926-33
-Articles of Association, 1930-40
-History of UA to 1930; general report of UAC, Ltd.; misc. undated
-Maurice Silverstone employment agreements, 1934-37
-Continental agreements, 1934-41
-Misc. continental agreements and drafts, 1934-41
-UAC and Adolph Marshall, Roumania, 1942-50
Box-folder   23/1-24/31
File #79-81: UAC Export Ltd. agreements with distributing companies in foreign countries, 1935-40
Note: Alphabetically by corporation name.
Box-folder   25/1
File #82: Dr. Hauser and Company of Vienna liquidation, 1939-40
Note: Correspondence dealing with the liquidation of UA's distributor's corporation
Box-folder   25/2-3
File #83: UAC Producers Fund: plans, memoranda and correspondence, 1938-40
Note: Also known as Silverstone Plan, a profit-sharing plan for UA producers.
Box-folder   25/4
File #84: UAC, Ltd. and UAC Export, Ltd. in re UA share holdings, 1938
Note: Stock transfers relating to these foreign corporations.
Box-folder   25/5
File #85: World Window Ltd. and Count von Keller agreement for series, 1937
Box-folder   25/6
File #86: British and Dominion Film Corporation, Ltd. and UAC, Ltd. agreement for Canada and Newfoundland, 1932
Note: Distribution agreement.
Box-folder   25/7-8
File #87: UAC, Ltd. and British and Dominion Film Corporation, Ltd. distribution license, 1932-37
Note: Agreement and correspondence on license for Great Britain, Australasia, Canada and the U.S.
Box-folder   25/9
File #88: Examples of Employment Contracts for film artists, 1932-33
Note: And correspondence related to providing these examples to F. M. Guedalla of London.
Box-folder   25/10
File #89: British and Dominion Film Corporation, Ltd. distribution agreement for India, 1933
Note: Contract marked “cancelled”; prospectus.
Box-folder   25/11
File #90: London Film Productions and UAC:Wings Over Africa agreement, 1937-38
Box-folder   25/12-26/7
File #91: London Film Productions, copyright and correspondence for 37 films
Note: Starred titles include synopsis: Action for Slander*, Brewster's Millions*, The Challenge*, Come Out of the Pantry*, Divorce of Lady X*, The Drum*, Elephant Boy*, Escape Me Never*, Farewell Again*, Fire Over England*, Forgot Me Not*, Four Feathers, The Ghost Goes West*, Girls Please*, It's a Cop*, The King of Paris*, Knight Without Armour*, Lilies of the Fields*, The Lion Has Wings*, Men Are Not Gods*, Moscow Nights*, Murder on Diamond Row, Nell Gwyn*, Over the Moon (Many Moons)*, Paradise for Two, Peg of Old Drury*, Prison Without Bars*, The Private Life of Henry VIII*, The Rebel Sun, Rembrandt*, The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernal, Sanders of the River, South Riding*, Stroller's Fate*, Things to Come*, Two's Company*, Where's George.
Box-folder   26/8-9
File #92: British and Dominions Film Corporation and UAC, distribution agreements, misc. and copyright material, 1933-46
Box-folder   26/10-27/3
File #93: Agreements with English production and distribution corporations: UAC, UAC Ltd. and Londofilm, 1930's
-Correspondence, 1933-51
-Anglo-American Film: agreements, bylaws, resumes, 1933-36
-Atlantic Film Productions, Thunder in the City, 1936
-British Cine Alliance (Arnold Pressburger), 1936
-Capitol Film Corporation, 1936-37
-Cecil Film and Trafalgar Productions, 1937
-Criterion Film Productions, 1936-38
-Dramatic and Cinematograph Association (Paul and Elizabeth Bergner Czinner), 1936-38
-Alexander Korda, 1933-35
-Mercury Film Laboratories and Nat Saland for The Dreaming Lips, 1936-49
-Pall Mall Productions, 1936
-Trafalgar Film Productions and Max Salach, 1936-41
Box-folder   27/4-8
File #94: Copyright, correspondence and synopses for Atlantic Film Productions, Criterion Film Productions and Trafalgar Film Productions features, 1936-37
Note: Crime Over London, Dreaming Lips, Jump for Glory, Love From a Stranger, Thunder in the City (no synopsis), When Thief Meets Thief.
Box-folder   27/9
File #95: Copyright and correspondence and synopsis for Pall Mall Productions Moonlight Sonata, 1937
Box-folder   27/10
File #96: Edward B. Marks Music Corporation and Trafalgar Film Productions, copyright claim for Lilac Domino, 1937-41
Box-folder   27/11
File #97: Trafalgar Film Productions and UAC: indemnity agreements on withholding taxes, 1937-41
Box-folder   27/12-13
File #98: Anglo-American Film Corporation and British National Films Ltd. agreements for Mr. Pimpernal Smith and Love on the Dole, 1941-45
Note: Leslie Howard.
Box-folder   27/14
File #99: British International Pictures: Sydney Chaplin agreement, 1933
Box-folder   27/15
File #100: British and Dominions Film Corporation advs Principal Film Exchanges, Inc., 1933-34
Note: Attachment.
Box-folder   27/16
File #101: The Ministry of Information and UAC: agreement for A Message from Home, 1941-42
Box-folder   27/17
File #102: Nero Film, UAC, Ltd., and UAC: agreement for La Vie Parisienne, 1935
Box-folder   27/18
File #103: A. E. Abrahams, Ltd. and UAC, Ltd.: lease agreement for London Pavilion Theatre, 1933-41
Box-folder   27/19-28/2
File #104: Agreements of UAC with British Producing Companies, 1935-46
-London Film Productions and Alexander Korda, basic producer/distributor agreement; includes correspondence on various films, 1935-38
-Pendennis Pictures Corporation, Denham Securities, Ltd., and Victor Saville Productions: distribution agreements; correspondence, 1936-46
-Agreements with Denham Films, Ltd., Denham Securities, Ltd., and London Film Productions, Ltd. for Action for Slander, The Challenge, Divorce of Lady X, The Drum, The First and the Last, Kiss Me Goodnight, Mutiny in the Mountains, South Riding, 1937-43
Box-folder   28/3-10
File #105: London Film Productions, Alexander Korda and UAC; correspondence and misc. agreements, 1938-50
Note: Includes correspondence on wartime propaganda films and Four Feathers.
Box-folder   28/11-12
File #106: Gloria Pictures Corporation and UAC: agreements for New Wine, 1940-47
Note: Includes correspondence relating to the dissolution of the corporation; Alexander Korda.
Box-folder   29/1
File #107: Gloria Pictures Corporation: copyright for New Wine, 1941
Box-folder   29/2-6
File #108: London Film Productions, Alexander Korda, and UAC: complete file of agreements and related materials, 1934-51
Box-folder   29/7-10
File #109: Alexander Korda Films: copyright correspondence and synopses for The Jungle Book, Lydia, That Hamilton Woman, Thief of Baghdad, and To Be or Not To Be, 1940-45
Note: No synopsis for The Jungle Book.
Box-folder   29/11-12
File #110: London Film Productions, Alexander Korda, and UAC plan for re-forming London Films Corporation, 1938-43
Note: Also misc. agreements.
Box-folder   29/13
File #111: The Dublin Company and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1947-48
Box-folder   30/1
File #112: London Films Productions and UAC; Short Subject agreement, 1935
Note: For Far East Territories.
Box-folder   30/2-7
File #113: UAC, Ltd. and Odeon Theatres, Ltd. prospectus, reports, correspondence and agreements, 1937-51
Box-folder   30/8-12
File #114: General Film Distributors, Ltd. copyright and correspondence for Blithe Spirit, Caesar and Cleopatra, Fanny by Gaslight, Johnny in the Clouds, Mr. Emmanuel, 1945-46
Box-folder   30/13-31/4
File #115: General Film Distributors, Ltd. drafts, agreements and correspondence, 1944-51
Note: With Eagle-Lion Films.
Box-folder   31/5
File #116: Empire-Universal Films Ltd. and United World Pictures of Canada, Ltd. vs. J. Arthur Rank Organization et al., legal papers, 1949
Box-folder   31/6-8
File #117: Henty V road show agreements and correspondence, 1946-50
Box-folder   31/9
File #118: UAC of Texas renewal of permit to do business, 1949
Box-folder   31/10
File #119: Our India distribution contract, 1949
Box-folder   31/11-12
File #120: Bing Crosby Productions and UAC agreements and correspondence for The Great John L. and Abie's Irish Rose, 1944-48
Note: Dialogue continuity for The Great John L. Copy of The Boston Strong Boy by Nat Fleisher.
Box-folder   32/1
File #121: Bing Crosby Productions copyright and correspondence for The Great John L., 1945-46
Box-folder   32/2
File #122: Buster Collier Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Cautious Amorist, 1948-49
Claims by and against UAC, 1939-1951
Note: These are claims by exhibitors against UA and claims by UA against exhibitors; they are arranged in alphabetical order by name of exhibitor.
Box-folder   32/3-5
File #123: Claims A-C
Box-folder   32/6-33/2
File #124: Claims C-G: UAC as third party in supplementary proceedings--Dale Belmont, creditor and Lester Cowan Productions, debtor; and UAC vs. Cinema Export Corporation, Jack Barnstyn, 1947-48
Box-folder   33/3-8
File #125: Claims H-K
Box-folder   33/9-34/2
File #126: Claims L-O: UAC in re Merle McKenna note, bad debt (UA Welfare Fund), 1949
Box-folder   34/3-5
File #127: Claims P-R
Box-folder   34/6-35/6
File #128: Claims S-Z: UAC vs. Frida Weinberg in re BCD Films of Bucharest, Roumania, 1946-48
Box-folder   35/7
File #129: Miscellaneous UAC Claims; Sumner W. Taylor, 1930-35
Note: Saenger Theatres, Inc.
Box-folder   35/8
File #130: Saenger Amusement Company vs. Paramount Richards Theatres; correspondence, 1940
Box-folder   35/9
File #131: Agreement and correspondence for Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come; UAC and producers Jesse Smith and George Templeton
Box-folder   35/10-36/2
File #132: Agreements and correspondence of UAC with James Nasser, 1947-51
Note: . Subjects included are My Dear Secretary, Innocent Affair, Don't Trust Your Husband, Champagne for Caesar, A Kiss for Corliss, and the Nasser bankruptcy. Assigning to Hughes Tool Company all rights to The Outlaw.
Box-folder   36/3
File #133: Reliance Pictures, Inc. and UAC agreements and correspondence for Davy Crockett, Indian Scout and The Iroquois Trail, 1948-50
Box-folder   36/4
File #134: DuWorld Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Popular Science series shorts, 1936-37
Box-folder   36/5
File #135: Philippine Islands; exhibition contract form and correspondence, 1933
Box-folder   36/6
File #136: UAC vs. John A. “Joe” Cooper, Paramount Publix; exhibitor contract and correspondence, 1930-35
Note: Canada.
Box-folder   36/7
File #137: Atlas-Sirk-Lipton-Mayer Productions and UAC; agreement for Two Hearts in 3/4ths Time, 1949-50
Box-folder   36/8-37/2
File #138: Edward Small Distribution contracts with UAC and with other corporations; agreements and correspondence on various motion pictures, 1938-50
Note: Mr. Pimpernal Smith.
Box-folder   37/3
File #139: Edward Small Productions, Ethel Borden and UAC; agreements and correspondence for The Life of Rudolph Valentino, 1942-51
Note: Ethel Borden was the writer.
Box-folder   37/4-5
File #140: Trans-Pacific Film Corporation (Jacques Grinieff) and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Sword of the Avenger, 1948-50
Note: Also Magnus Films, Inc.
Box-folder   37/6-7
File #141: West Indies Film Board of Trade; correspondence, corporate papers, powers-of-attorney, etc. for Trinidad, 1937-51
Box-folder   37/8-10
File #142: UAC and Charles Rogers; agreements for Angel on My Shoulder, Delightfully Dangerous, The Fabulous Dorseys, The Powers Girls, Song of the Open Road, 1941-51
Note: Charles R. Rogers Productions, Charles R. Rogers Talking Pictures, Charles R. Rogers Enterprises, Embassy Productions, Premier Productions.
Box-folder   38/1-4
File #143: Copyright and correspondence for Charles Rogers films: Angel on My Shoulder, Delightfully Dangerous, The Powers Girls and Song of the Open Road, 1942-49
Box-folder   38/5
File #144: United California Productions agreement for Joe McBeth, 1947-51
Box-folder   38/6-7
File #145: Copyright infringement suit; Helen Cohen (a/k/a Helen Bernard) vs. Dorsey Brothers Music, Inc., UAC, Don George and Allie Wrubel, 1947-52
Note: Copyright of the song, To Me, from The Fabulous Dorseys.
Box-folder   38/8-9
File #146: Twentieth Century Film Corporation as agent for South Africa and producer/distributor agreements of 1938 with various UA producers, 1937-49
Box-folder   38/10-12
File #147: South Africa; correspondence, etc. of UAC, 1938-51
Box-folder   38/13-15
File #148: RKO Radio Pictures and UAC's South Africa subsidiary; distribution agreements for Ball of Fire, Little Foxes, North Star, Pinocchio, Pride of the Yankees, Spitfire, and They Got Me Covered, 1942-43
Box-folder   38/16
File #149: Resolute Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreement for Latin American distribution of four Rex Bell westerns, 1938
Note: Fighting Pioneers, Gun Fire, Saddle Aces, and Tonto Kid.
Box-folder   39/1
File #150: Resolute Pictures Corporation and Harvey Pergament; agreement for distribution of westerns in Latin America, 1938-39
Box-folder   39/2
File #151: Distribution agreement with Arthur Sanchez (d/b/a) Trans-Oceanic Film Export Company, 1937-41
Box-folder   39/3-6
File #152: UA Puerto Rico; corporate papers, minutes, and correspondence
Note: Originally UA Export Corporation.
-incorporation papers
-bylaws, 1931-38
Box-folder   39/7
File #153: Rafael Ramos Cobian and UAC; lease for Cobian Film Center Building, Puerto Rico, 1935-36
Box-folder   39/8
File #154: General Foreign Sales Corporation; distribution agreement for short subjects, 1934
Box-folder   39/9-10
File #155: N.V. United Artists; Holland licensee of UAC: agreements and correspondence, 1947-51
Box-folder   39/11
File #156: International Variety and Theatrical Agency, African Consolidated Films; license agreement with UAC for Africa, 1938
Box-folder   39/12
File #157: Uncollected checks, 1931
Note: Cleveland Trust Company.
Box-folder   39/13
File #158: George Pal Productions and UAC agreements and correspondence, 1947-49
Note: Tom Thumb.
Box-folder   39/14
File #159: Meteor Pictures Corporation agreements for W. Lee Wilder films, 1948
Note: Sheppy and Once a Thief.
Box-folder   40/1
File #160: Walter Lantz shorts agreements, 1947-49
Box-folder   40/2
File #161: Walter Lantz Productions copyright and correspondence for four cartoons, The Bandmaster, Banquet Busters, Kiddie Koncert, The Mad Hatter; synopses, 1948
Box-folder   40/3
File #162: Earl R. Collins exhibition agreements for Whoopie, These Three, Strike Me Pink, Splendor, 1933-35
Box-folder   40/4
File #163: The Michaelangelo Company agreement for The Titan, 1950
Box-folder   40/5
File #164: National Film Corporation of Warsaw, Polish license agreement and correspondence, 1933-38
Box-folder   40/6-7
File #165: Modern Films Sales Corporation (a/k/a Movies en Route) agreement with UAC, 1934-49
Note: Showing films on airliners.
Box-folder   40/8
File #166: Hal Roach Studios correspondence, 1949-50
Box-folder   40/9-12
File #167: Motion Picture Export Association, Colombia Pictures International Corporation and Loew's International Corporation agreements for Holland and other European countries, 1945-50
Note: A Night in Casablanca.
Box-folder   40/13-41/3
File #168: Hal Roach Studios and UAC vs. Lloyd T. Binford and the Memphis Tennessee Board of Censors in regards to the film Curley; clippings, correspondence, records, misc. papers, 1947-52
Box-folder   41/4
File #169: Hal Roach Studios foreign distribution agreement for Curley, Fabulous Joe, Here Comes Trouble, Who Killed Doc Robin, 1949-50
Box-folder   41/5-8
File #170: Gregor Rabinovitch Companies: Vigor Motion Pictures Corporation, R-F Motion Picture Corporation, agreements and correspondence, 1942-51
Note: Eugene Frenke, Battement De Coeur, Gibralter, Heartbreak, I Was an Adventuress, Three Russian Girls.
Box-folder   41/9-42/1
File #171: Benedict Bogeaus Productions agreements and correspondence for The Bridge of San Luis, Captain Kidd, Christmas Eve, The Crooked Way, Diary of a Chambermaid, Girl from Manhattan, A Miracle Can Happen, Mr. Ace, and Three of a Kind, 1943-50
Box-folder   42/2
File #172: Benedict Bogeaus Productions copyright correspondence for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, 1944
Box-folder   42/3-6
File #173: Copyrights and related correspondence, 1945-48
Note: Benedict Bogeaus Productions and Captain Kidd Productions for Captain Kidd; Camden Productions for Diary of a Chambermaid; Hopalong Cassidy Productions for Dead Don't Talk*, Hoppy's Holiday, The Marauders*, Silent Conflict*, Sinister Journey* (* indicate synopses); Tivoli Productions for Mr. Ace.
Box-folder   42/7
File #174: Benedict Bogeaus Productions, Ernest Hemingway and Award Productions agreement on “The Short Happy Life of Frances Macomber,” for The Macomber Affair, 1946-50
Box-folder   42/8-9
File #175: Benedict Bogeaus Productions and UAC correspondence and agreement for The Bridge of San Luis Rey, 1943-50
Box-folder   42/10-11
File #176: Hopalong Cassidy agreement, correspondence and pressbooks, 1946-50
Note: Benedict Bogeaus, William Boyd, and Carl Lesserman.
Box-folder   42/12-14
File #177: Walter E. Heller Company misc. documents and records of lawsuits
Note: Christmas Eve, Bachelor's Daughters, Bedside Manner, Delightfully Dangerous, Paris Underground.
-vs. Andrew Stone Enterprises, Hal Roach Studios et al.
-vs. Miracle Productions, Benedict Bogeaus Productions et al., 1949
Box-folder   42/15
File #178: T-V Pic. Television rights for Bridge of San Luis, Dark Waters, and Mr. Ace, 1950-51
Box-folder   42/16
File #179: Employment agreements for Gradwell Sears, 1941-51
Note: Arthur Kelly.
Box-folder   42/17
File #180: Pictorial Film Library agreement for Spanish short Master of the Camera, 1938
Box-folder   43/1-2
File #181: Salary dispute: Gradwell Sears vs. UAC records and correspondence, 1950-51
Box-folder   43/3-5
File #182: UAC de Colombia corporate papers, minutes and correspondence, 1934-51
Box-folder   43/6-8
File #183: UAC of N.E.I. (Netherlands East Indies) corporate papers, minutes, and correspondence, 1934-51
Note: Was UAC de Venezuela until January 1936.
Box-folder   43/9
File #184: Tooker Lithograph Company agreements for Lithograph posters, 1934-46
Box-folder   43/10
File #185: Edward Grohs agreement for Mrs. Mike, 1947
Box-folder   43/11
File #186: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Patents subpoena received by A1 Lichtman and UAC, 1935
Box-folder   44/1
File #187: Sherover Enterprises agreement for European distribution of The Great Dictator and Monsieur Verdoux, 1947-49
Box-folder   44/2-3
File #188: Selznick International Pictures, Vanguard Films et al. agreements and correspondence with the estate of Samuel Clemens for rights to Tom Sawyer, 1942-49
Note: Clara Gabrilowitsch, Clemens' heir, for Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Box-folder   44/4
File #189: Selznick International Pictures and Vanguard Films agreement and correspondence with the Mark Twain Companies for Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, 1943-46
Note: Clara Gabrilowitsch, Clemens' heir, for Joan of Arc.
Box-folder   44/5-6
File #190: Vanguard Films vs. UAC attachment of funds, 1947-51
Box-folder   44/7
File #191: Vanguard Films Streamliner contract, 1944
Box-folder   44/8
File #192: Vanguard Films, re-issue rights for Rebecca, 1944-46
Box-folder   44/9
File #193: Thomfilms; foreign distribution agreement for Cloistered, 1937
Box-folder   44/10
File #194: Guild Productions copyright correspondence for Abilene Town, 1945-46
Box-folder   44/11-13
File #195: Jules Levey Productions agreements, copyright and correspondence for The Hairy Ape and Guild Productions correspondence with Jules Levey for Abilene Town, 1944-50
Box-folder   44/14
File #196: Societe Hatienne de Spectacles of Haiti, Rene Didier of Martinique, and Societe Anonyme du Theatre of Guadeloupe agreement, 1935-36
Note: Licensees.
Box-folder   44/15
File #197: Ritchey International Corporation agreement for Port-O-Call series travelogues, 1935
Note: New Zealand.
Box-folder   44/16
File #198: Ritchey International Corporation agreement for He Couldn't Take It, Mystery Man, and Redhead, 1937
Note: Mexico.
Box-folder   44/17
File #199: Kara Productions, Ltd. agreement, 1950
Box-folder   44/18-19
File #200: Robert Stillman Productions agreement for Condemned, Island in the Sky and Queen for a Day, 1950-51
Box-folder   44/20
File #201: Jet Films Canadian distribution agreement for The Bicycle Thief and The Quiet One, 1950
Note: Jet films was formerly Jamar Film Distributors.
Box-folder   44/21
File #202: Pax Film, Philippine Island agreement for Meyerling, 1937
Box-folder   45/1-2
File #203: Panafran International Films Inc. agreements with UAC and UAC, Ltd. (Canada) for Casse Pieds, Ecole Buissioniere, and Pieds Nickeles, 1949-50
Box-folder   45/3
File #204: Armand Denis Productions, Ltd. and UAC agreements and correspondence for Dark Rapture, 1939-40
Box-folder   45/4
File #205: Ciprafilm and UAC, 1938-40
Note: China and Philippines agreement for Prison Without Bars.
Box-folder   45/5
File #206: Ernst Lubitsch and UAC agreement, copyright and correspondence for That Uncertain Feeling, and To Be or Not To Be, 1939-43
Box-folder   45/6-8
File #207: Sol Lesser Productions and UAC distribution agreements, 1939-50
Note: Pot of Gold, The Red House, Stage Door Canteen, Strange Victory, That Uncertain Feeling.
Box-folder   45/9
File #208: Sol Lesser Productions copyright, correspondence and synopsis for Our Town
Box-folder   45/10-12
File #209: Principal Artists Productions, Sol Lesser and UAC correspondence and agreements for Our Town, Stage Door Canteen, and That Uncertain Feelng, 1942-46
Box-folder   45/13
File #209: Producing Artists and UAC correspondence for The Southerner, 1944-45
Note: Formerly Hold Autumn in Your Hand.
Box-folder   45/14
File #210: Principal Artists Productions, copyright and correspondence for Stage Door Canteen, 1943-44
Box-folder   45/15
File #211: Musicolor and UAC agreement and correspondence for short subjects, 1945-47
Note: David L. Loew.
Box-folder   45/16-19
File #212: Enterprise Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for Arch of Triumph, (with synopsis and copyright), Body and Soul, The Other Love, Ramrod, They Pass This Way, 1946-49
Note: David Loew and advance payment cash collection drive on Enterprise Pictures.
Box-folder   45/20
File #213: UAC vs. Enterprise Productions, Charles Einfele (Einfeld?), David Lowe and George Schaefer, 1947
Note: UA sues to force producers to deliver pictures.
Box-folder   45/21
File #214: Delward Productions, Inc. and UAC distribution agreement for the Michael Todd picture Busman's Holiday, 1948
Box-folder   46/1
File #215: Harry Ginsberg and UAC distribution agreement, 194?
Box-folder   46/2
File #216: Gabriel Pascal and UAC agreement for two pictures, 1940-42
Box-folder   46/3-4
File #217: Gabriel Pascal and UAC agreement and correspondence for Major Barbara, 1940-49
Note: Also the Snow Goose and Pascal Film Productions, Ltd.
Box-folder   46/5
File #218: Gabriel Pascal Productions; copyright, correspondence and synopsis for Major Barbara, 1941-42
Note: George Bernard Shaw.
Box-folder   46/6
File #219: Jerrold T. Brandt Productions and UAC; agreements for Cavalcade of Radio and Command Performance, 1948-49
Box-folder   46/7
File #220: National Film Service and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1950
Note: For physical handling of film.
Box-folder   46/8
File #221: Compagnie Artistique de Productions et d'adaptations Cinematographiques (CAPAC) and UAC; agreements for A Man Scans His Past (Un Homme Se Penche Sur Son Passe) and Une Grande Fille Toute Simple, 1948-49
Note: Famous Pictures Film Exchanges; Calamy Productions.
Box-folder   46/9
File #222: Warwick Pictures and UAC; agreement for The World in Action short subjects, 1942-47
Note: National Film Board of Canada.
Box-folder   46/10
File #223: A. Edward Sutherland and UAC; agreement for Confessions of a Communist, 1948
Note: Agreement never made.
Box-folder   46/11-47/5
File #224: Axelbank vs. Hays, et al.; correspondence, records, depositions, exhibits, 1946-52
Note: Norman Axelbank sues Alan Hays over rights to smuggled Russian Revolutionary film footage. Persons and firms involved include: Max Eastman, Jean Lenauer, George Rony, Warwick Pictures (World in Action series), Lenauer International Films, National Film Board of Canada, Museum of Modern Art Film Library; also films March of Time, and Tsar to Lenin.
Box-folder   47/6
File #225: Screen Plays, Inc.; copyright, correspondence, and synopsis for So This Is New York, 1948
Box-folder   47/7-8
File #226: North Callahan vs. UAC and Screen Plays, Inc., 1948-52
Note: Concerning rights to title of So This Is New York.
Box-folder   47/9-10
File #227: Society of Independent Motion Pictures Producers (SIMPP); bylaws, agreements, and correspondence, 1942-48
Note: Walt Disney, Samuel Goldwyn, Mary Pickford, David Selznick, Hunt Stromberg, Walter Wanger, and Orson Welles.
Box-folder   47/11-14
File #228: Screen Plays II Corporation and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Champion and Home of the Brave, 1947-50
Note: Stanley Kramer.
Box-folder   48/1-4
File #229: Boston Investigation: UAC vs. Ralph E. Snider et al., 1943-47
Note: Regarding false returns.
Box-folder   48/5
File #230: Golden Bough, Inc. and Cardinal Pictures arbitration over the title Impact, 1949-50
Box-folder   48/6-8
File #231: Amusement Enterprises, Cardinal Pictures, Harry Popkin and UAC agreements and correspondence for various pictures including Champagne for Caesar, Dead on Arrival, Here Lies Love, and The Lucky Stiff, 1948-51
Box-folder   48/9
File #232: Concert Films and UAC agreement and correspondence for Concert Magic, 1949
Note: UA did not distribute this film.
Box-folder   48/10
File #233: Department of Justice complaint--D.B. Cockrill, 1949
Box-folder   48/11-12
File #234: Golden Productions (formerly Golden Pictures) and UAC agreements and correspondence for Breakfast in Hollywood, Guilty of Treason, Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven, 1945-50
Note: Edward Golden.
Box-folder   49/1
File #235: Golden Pictures copyright and correspondence for Breakfast in Hollywood, 1946
Box-folder   49/2
File #236: Merit Productions, Inc. and UAC agreements and correspondence, 1948-50
Note: W. Lee Wilder.
Box-folder   49/3
File #237: Albert Giacalone (Italia Films) and UAC correspondence and agreements for My Dream of Paradise, 1950
Box-folder   49/4-6
File #238: UAC of Egypt minutes, corporate papers, powers of attorney, and correspondence, 1942-49
Box-folder   49/7
File #239: Favorite Films and UAC agreement for distribution of Hal Roach Streamliners in Sweden, 1948-50
Box-folder   49/8
File #240: Atlantic Productions and UAC; Atlantis bankruptcy, 1951
Box-folder   49/9-10
File #241: Hughes Tool Company vs. UAC et al. re: The Outlaw and Red River; correspondence, legal papers, records, settlement document signed by Howard Hughes, 1948
Note: Howard Hawks.
Box-folder   49/11-12
File #242: Howard Hawk's Red River copyright, 1951; Hughes Productions The Outlaw copyright, , 1947
Note: Synopses.
Box-folder   49/13-14
File #243: Sam Coslow and UAC agreement and correspondence for Copacabana, 1946-49
Note: Beacon Pictures and Copacabana, Inc.
Box-folder   49/15
File #244: Beacon Pictures Corporation Copacabana bankruptcy correspondence, 1949-50
Box-folder   49/16-17
File #245: Gloria Film Productions and UAC agreements and correspondence for The Dungeon, and Three Husbands, 1950-51
Box-folder   50/1
File #246: Eagle Productions, Inc. and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Prowler, 1950
Note: Also Horizon Pictures, Inc.; Justman plan
Box-folder   50/2
File #247: Arthur W. Kelly and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Ryan Girl and Half Caste, 1945-48
Box-folder   50/3
File #248: Harmon-Izing Pictures, Hugh Harmon and UAC agreements and correspondence for The Little Prince and King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, 1941-48
Box-folder   50/4-5
File #249: UAC vs. Film-Tel and International Theatrical and Television Corporation, debtors; correspondence, records and misc. papers, 1946-48
Box-folder   50/6
File #250: Moroccan Pictures (Samuel Bishoff) and UAC correspondence on Outpost in Morocco, 1948-51
Box-folder   50/7-9
File #251: Samuel Bishoff and UAC agreement and correspondence for Intrigue, Mrs. Mike and Pitfall, 1946-51
Box-folder   50/10
File #252: Westport International Film and UAC agreements and correspondence for Kings of the Olympics and Furia, 1947-49
Box-folder   51/1
File #253: Story Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for This Side of Innocence, 1946-48
Box-folder   51/2
File #254: Tola Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Roosevelt Story, 1947-50
Box-folder   51/3
File #255: W.R. Frank Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Great Dan Patch, 1947-50
Box-folder   51/4
File #256: M. Gumpel and UAC agreement for South African distribution of They Made Me a Fugitive, 1948
Box-folder   51/5
File #257: Albert J. Cohen, Jack Goldberg and UAC agreement for three pictures, 1947-48
Note: Includes The Blue Flame.
Box-folder   51/6
File #258: World-Adventure Pictures and UAC agreement for Urubu, 1950
Box-folder   51/7
File #259: Robert Weil Velaise (d/b/a Scoop Productions, Inc.) and UAC for foreign licensing of No Greater Sin, 1948-50
Box-folder   51/8
File #260: Nassour Studios, Nasbro Pictures, Nassour brothers and UAC, six picture agreement plus agreement and correspondence for Africa Screams, 1948-51
Note: Abbott and Costello.
Box-folder   51/9
File #261: Classic Pictures vs. UAC re: alleged title infringement of the title of Africa Speaks by Africa Screams, 1949-52
Box-folder   51/10
File #262: Kenmore Productions and UAC agreement for three features, 1948
Box-folder   51/11
File #263: Attwood Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for Songs of America short subject series, 1949-50
Box-folder   51/12
File #264: Individual Pictures and UAC agreement and correspondence for So Young So Bad, 1949-50
Box-folder   51/13
File #265: Ezra Mir and UAC agreement for Kalu, 1949
Box-folder   51/14
File #266: Renown Pictures and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Glass Mountain and No Orchids for Miss Blandish , 1949-51
Box-folder   51/15-52/2
File #267: UAC Television contracts and misc. papers for these producers: Cinesound Productions; Morgan Productions; Richard Productions; J.H. Rutherford; Strick Film Co.; Video Varieties Corp.; von Keller, Count and Countess, 1949
Box-folder   52/3-17
File #268: UAC Television Contracts and correspondence
-General correspondence about television
-Cambridge Theatre Properties for Don Pasquale
-Christy Associates for Table Manners
-Edmund L. Dorfman Productions for Magician series
-Frederick Feher for concert series
-Jules Fields
-Walter Futter for Curiosity Films
-Horne and Mathews, Inc.
-Eleanor and Fredrich Wilhelm von Keller for World Window travelogues
-Jack Kenaston Productions for Uncle Jack's ABC Art Adventures
- Morgan Productions for Greatest Gamble and Greatest American
-Nova Productions To Rule the Night, etc.
-Oulman Television Productions for circus series
-Publicidad Guastella and Publicidad Mestre
-Reithof Productions, 1948-50
Box-folder   52/18
File #269: UAC Television Claims, 1950
Box-folder   52/19
File #270: Alcorn Productions and UAC agreements and correspondence for Johnny Holiday, 1949-51
Box-folder   52/20
File #271: Roxbury Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Admiral Was a Lady and The Gun, 1949-51
Box-folder   53/1
File #272: Orbit Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Hard Pillow, 1949-50
Box-folder   53/2
File #273: Filmcraft Trading Corporation and UAC agreement and correspondence for The Whip, 1949-50
Box-folder   53/3-5
File #274: Joseph Lucachevitch vs. UAC et al. on ownership of Summer Storm, 1945-50
Note: Correspondence, record, misc.
Box-folder   53/6
File #275: World Screen Plays, Ltd. and UAC agreement and correspondence for several pictures, 1949
Note: Includes O Mistress Mine.
Box-folder   53/7
File #276: Gregory Ratoff and UAC agreement and correspondence for If This Be Sin, 1949-51
Box-folder   53/8
File #277: Gibralter Pictures, Inc. and UAC agreement for Once Over Lightly, 1949
Box-folder   53/9
File #278: Brandt Circuit advs. UAC re: film rentals due, 1948-50
Box-folder   53/10
File #279: Harry Sherman and UAC agreement and correspondence for “Hashknife Hartley” series, 1949
Box-folder   53/11
File #280: Promesa Films and UAC agreement and correspondence for Latin American distribution of Brindis D'Amor, 1950
Box-folder   53/12
File #281: Michael Powell and UAC agreement and correspondence for Arctic Fury, 1950
Note: Produced by a Finn named Witikka.
Box-folder   54/1
File #282: Irving Allen and UAC agreement for New Mexico, 1950
Box-folder   54/2
File #283: Selkirk Productions and UAC agreement and correspondence for Forbidden Journey, 1950
Box-folder   54/3
File #284: Stepney Corporation, incorporation papers, bylaws, minutes, and correspondence, 1950-51
Note: Subsidiary of UAC.
Box-folder   54/4
File #285: Encyclopedia Britannica Films and UAC agreement and correspondence for Ballad of the West, 1950
Box-folder   54/5
File #286: Martin Gang, Sam Jaffee, Lloyd Bacon, Anderson Lawler, and Noel Singer (producers) and UAC agreement for The Sullivans, 1950
File #287-288: UAC Argentina Branch correspondence and misc. papers
Box-folder   54/6-12
, 1929-42
Box-folder   55/1
, 1943-49
Box-folder   55/2
, 1937-49 misc. papers
Box-folder   55/3
File #289: UAC Argentina Branch powers of attorney and related correspondence, 1929-49
Box-folder   55/4-8
File #290: Argentine Film Board, H.J. Bini anti-trust action; correspondence, record, etc., 1937-43
Note: Bini, an exhibitor, accuses the film board of monopoly abuses.
File #291-294: United Artists, Australasia, Ltd. correspondence, minutes, agreements, articles of association, misc. papers, 1921-51
Box-folder   55/9-11
Correspondence, 1921-27
Box-folder   56/1-7
Correspondence, 1928-51
Box-folder   56/8
Minutes, 1931-50
Box-folder   57/1-3
Agreements, articles of association, misc. papers, 1922-43
File #295-297: United Artists of Brazil, 1926-51
Box-folder   57/4-8
Correspondence and minutes (minutes 1931-51), 1926-51
Box-folder   58/1
Powers of attorney and related correspondence, 1926-42
Box-folder   58/2-8
File #298-300: United Artists of China correspondence, minutes, agreements, and misc. papers, 1922-51
Note: Includes material on Constantin Goldin and Alexander Krisel as agents for UAC.
-Correspondence, 1930-51
-Agreements, powers of attorney, correspondence, etc., 1922, 1931-1950
-Minutes, 1947-51
File #301-303: UAC France correspondence, minutes, misc. for France and for other European branches serviced through France, 1928-39
Box-folder   58/9
Correspondence, 1928-29
Box   59
Correspondence, 1930-39
Box   59
Minutes, 1933-39
Box-folder   60/1
Misc., 1929-39
Box-folder   60/2
File #304: UAC South Africa correspondence, 1922-30
Box-folder   60/3
File #305: UAC Theatre Circuit-Philadelphia correspondence, 1926-30
Note: Theatre leases.
Box-folder   60/4
File #306: UAC Geneva Switzerland (Unartisco, S.A.), 1928
Note: Incorporation papers and minutes.
Box-folder   60/5-6
File #307: UAC “Important Papers” and unplayed contracts, 1927-28
Box-folder   60/7
File #308: Artists Theatres of Florida corporate papers, 1926-28
Note: This was a UAC subsidiary formed for the purpose of entering into a lease. The corporation was dissolved when the transaction fell through.
Box-folder   60/8-9
File #309: UAC Minneapolis, Minnesota; taxes, arbitration and misc. correspondence, 1927-41
Box-folder   60/10
File #310: UAC Wisconsin correspondence, 1928-32
Box-folder   60/11
File #311: UAC New Hampshire legislation and correspondence, 1943
Note: On clearances.
Box-folder   60/12
File #312: E.M. Loew, Inc. vs. Paramount Publix Corporation; New England anti-trust action, 1931-36
Box-folder   60/13
File #313: Pouros and Simos vs. National Theatres Corporation, depositions, 1950
Note: Apostolos Simos and Sam Pouros bring an anti-trust suit against National Theatres corporation.
Box-folder   61/1
File #314: The State of Missouri at the information of attorney general Roy McKittrick vs. General Theatrical Enterprises et al., 1935-36
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   61/2
File #315: State of Missouri ex. rel. attorney general Roy McKittrick vs. Warner Brothers Pictures et al. anti-trust action, 1936
Box-folder   61/3-8
File #316: Commonwealth Amusement Enterprises vs. Colonial Theatres Company; record and correspondence, 1936-45
Note: Anti-trust action.
File #317: Boston anti-trust cases; correspondence
Box-folder   61/9-10
, 1936-38
Box-folder   62/1-3
, 1939-45
Box-folder   62/4-64/18
File #318-319, 324, 327: Wage Stabilization and National War Labor Board (NWLB), UAC, and the Hays Organization, 1943-45
Note: Contains detailed information on salaries paid and job descriptions for each exchange throughout the entire motion picture industry.
-Correspondence, 1943-Feb. 1945
-Correspondence, March-December, 1945; undated
-Correspondence and applications, 1944-45
-“Artistic or Creative Talent” correspondence, 1944
-Form 10 applications: general correspondence, 1944- 45
-Form 10 applications: by city, A-D
-Form 10 applications: by city, D-Z
Box-folder   65/1
File #320: UA Continental Corporation, minutes, certificates of incorporation, dissolution papers, correspondence, 1934-39
Note: Formed to do business in Germany.
Box-folder   65/2
File #321: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and UAC agreement to consolidate Peru branches, 1928
Box-folder   65/3
File #322: Power of attorney for South America for Walter Gould, 1931-36
Box-folder   65-4
File #323: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Films and UAC (South America), outright sale agreements, 1933
Box-folder   65/5
File #325: Scientific Films, Inc. and UAC agreement for Popular Science Featurettes short subjects, 1937
Box-folder   65/6
File #326: Central Motion Picture Exchange incorporation papers, 1946
Note: Created through the Motion Picture Association (MPA), in Japan during the American military occupation.
Box-folder   65/7-9
File #328: Cagney Productions and UAC drafts of agreements, negotiations, and misc., 1934-49
Note: The Time of Your Life and copyright for Blood on the Sun.
Box-folder   65/10-13
File #329: Cagney Productions; copyright correspondence for Blood on the Sun, Johnny Come Lately, Stars and Stripes, and Time of Your Life -(with synopsis), 1943-48
Box-folder   65/14-16
File #330: Cagney Productions, William and James Cagney; correspondence, drafts, and final agreements with UAC, 1942-50
Note: Agreement with Bankers Trust Company and Security First National Bank of Los Angeles, 1 vol.
Box-folder   66/1-3
File #331: Clasa Films Mundiales vs. UAC and Flomenhaft Syndicate re: Alma de Bronce, 1944-51
Box-folder   66/4
File #332: Henry Matson and UAC distribution agreement for the short subject Coronation Preview, 1937
Box-folder   66/5-7
File #333: India, correspondence and powers of attorney, 1931-51
Note: Kinematograph Renters Society of India.
Box-folder   66/8
File #334: Columbia Pictures Distributing Company and UAC; correspondence and agreements for India, Burma and Ceylon, 1932-37
Box-folder   66/9
File #335: Western Indian Theatres and UAC correspondence and agreement, 1949
Box-folder   66/10
File #336: University Film, Graham-Wilcox Productions and UAC agreements for Decameron Nights, Southern Love and Chu Chin Chow, 1924-25 1922
Note: Also X.L. Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors Corporation agreement for A Woman's Woman.
Box-folder   67/1
File #337: Comet Productions: copyright, correspondence, and synopses for The Adventures of Don Coyote and Stork Bites Man, 1948-49
Box-folder   67/2
File #338: Famous Players-Lasky distribution agreement; Publix Theatres distribution agreement, 1917-26
Box-folder   67/3-5
File #339: Chaplin Studios and UAC agreements and correspondence for Monsieur Verdoux and Celebrated Films and UAC agreements and correspondence for City Lights, 1947-50
Note: Unplayed contracts, Monsieur Verdoux, 1947-51.
Box-folder   67/6-8
File #340: The Pickford Corporation and Artists Alliance agreement and correspondence for Love Happy, 1947-52
Note: Marx Brothers; and G.L. Miller vs. Artists Alliance, warrant of attachment, etc.
Box-folder   67/9
File #341: Celebrity Productions and UAC agreement for Comicolor Cartoons, 1937
Box-folder   67/10-11
File #342: Cuba; correspondence and misc., 1938-51
Box-folder   67/12
File #343: Cuba; powers of attorney to Henry Weiner and George Casuso, 1931-33
Box-folder   67/13
File #344: Manila, Philippine Islands; correspondence, powers of attorney, etc., 1932-49
Box-folder   67/14
File #345: Philippine Islands; distribution agreement between Republic Pictures and UAC for twenty-one William Burns Detective Mysteries short subjects, 1933
Box-folder   67/15
File #346: Philippine Islands distribution agreement between Robert C. Bruce Outdoor Talking Pictures and UAC; for eight short subjects, 1933
Box-folder   67/16
File #347: UA South Africa, Ltd. correspondence, articles of association, and contracts, 1926-27
Box-folder   68/1-3
File #348: The Corporation Trust Company and UAC correspondence and misc. papers on statutory representation service, 1928-51
Note: UA's subsidiary corporations were required to register and to file certain documents with various governmental bodies; Corporation Trust performed these functions for UA.
Box-folder   68/4
File #349: Copyright correspondence for The House of Marney, 1926-27
Box-folder   68/5
File #350: Corinne Griffith and UAC agreements and correspondence, 1926-28
Note: Corinne Griffith Morosco.
Box-folder   68/6
File #351: Miguel Contreras Torres and UAC; distribution agreement for Maria Magdalena and Rancho de Mis Recuerdos, 1948
Note: For South American countries.
Box-folder   68/7
File #352: Feature Production, Inc. and UAC; correspondence and power of attorney for piracy of Son of the Shiek in India, 1927-28
Box-folder   68/8
File #353: George and Elnora Vosper vs. UAC, 1927
Note: Damage suit mistakenly brought against UA and later withdrawn.
Box-folder   68/9
File #354: Antillas Electric Corporation License agreement with UAC for Cuba, 1927
Box-folder   68/10-13
File #355: UA Spain (Los Artistas Associados) Articles of association, correspondence and documents, 1935-51
Note: Includes materials relating to F.M. Guedalla, D.E. Gurt Pujol; and Hispana Orbis Film distribution agreement for Incertidumbre; and outright sales in Balearict, Canary Islands, Morocco, etc., 1943-44
Box-folder   69/1
File #356: Wyanoak Publishing vs. UAC re: lobby displays, 1927-28
Box-folder   69/2
File #357: UA Sweden correspondence, 1927-51
Box-folder   69/3
File #358: UAC vs. George Clegge, 1927
Note: For the return of money advanced.
Box-folder   69/4
File #359: Allied Artists Loan, 1927
Note: Includes summaries of contracts with producers, financial status of the companies, lists of officers and stockholders, balance sheets, etc.
Box-folder   69/5
File #360: Sorrell and Son correspondence, 1927
Box-folder   69/6-7
File #361: Inspiration Pictures and UAC agreement and correspondence for Hell Harbor, 1927-38
Note: Also Eyes of the World and She Goes to War.
Box-folder   69/8
File #362: UAC in re: A.C. Berman; German income tax correspondence, 1925-28
Box-folder   69/9
File #363: Films Incorporated and UAC; 16 mm. franchise agreement for UA films, 1948-49
Box-folder   69/10
File #364: George J. Schaefer employment contracts and correspondence, 1936-41
Note: Was General Manager for domestic distribution.
Box-folder   69/11
File #445: Robert G. Anderson vs. Joseph Schenck, Art Cinema, John Barrymore and UAC, 1928-29
Note: Anderson claims that the film The Beloved Rogue infringes upon his novel.
Box-folder   69/12
File #485: Boone Tillett vs. UAC, 1931-35
Note: Tillett, a North Carolina attorney, who represented UA in various cases sues UA for payment of fees.
Box-folder   69/13
File #486: UAC and H.C. Henry; creditor-debtor claim, 1930
Box-folder   69/14
File #487: Copyright for This Is Heaven, 1929
Note: Samuel Goldwyn.
Box-folder   69/15
File #488: George Bonesteel defalcation, 1930
Box-folder   69/16
File #489: UAC vs. Louis H. Scola; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   69/17
File #490: UAC vs. Weinarus Amusement Company; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   69/18
File #491: UAC vs. Lilee Amusement Corporation and Morris Hertel; correspondence and record, 1930-31
Note: For monies due to UAC.
Box-folder   70/1
File #493: UAC vs. Elias Jacobs; correspondence and record, 1931-32
Box-folder   70/2
File #494: UAC vs. DeKalb Amusement Company; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   70/3
File #495: UAC vs. John Goldman; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   70/4
File #497: UAC vs. Arthur Lucas (Odeon Theatres); correspondence and record, 1930-31
Note: For monies due UAC.
Box-folder   70/5
File #498: H.M. Goldin vs. UAC; correspondence and record, 1927
Note: Goldin asks for monies lost through the cancellation of his vaudeville act in Japan.
Box-folder   70/6
File #499: UAC in re: Lincoln Theatre Chain; correspondence, 1927
Note: Attempts to cancel a contract unplayed for over one year.
Box-folder   70/7
File #501: Walthal Radio, Inc. vs. UAC, 1932
Note: For assignment of wages of Herbert Richek.
Box-folder   70/8
File #502: Stanley Kozanowski and Rivoli Operating Corporation vs. UAC; correspondence and record, 1931
Note: Exhibitor claims damages.
Box-folder   70/9-21
File #492: UAC General Claims, 1929-33
Note: Alphabetical.
Box-folder   70/22-71/6
File #509: UAC General Claims, (1930-), 1932, 1935
File #500: UAC General Claims, 1936-40, (1944)
Note: Alphabetical.
Box-folder   71/7-?
A-G
Box-folder   72/1-9
H-Z
File #503-508: UAC General Claims
Box-folder   72/10-12
A-B, 1942
Box-folder   73/1-6
B-F, 1942
Box-folder   74/1-8
G-L, 1942
Box-folder   75/1-8
L-P, 1943
Box-folder   76/1-4
R-S
Box-folder   77/1-5
T-Y
Box-folder   77/6
File #510: UAC vs. Louis Snitzer; correspondence and record, 1931-32
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   77/7
File #514: Oneida National Bank of Utica vs. Olympic Theatre Corporation, 1931
Note: Mortgage foreclosures.
Box-folder   77/8
File #515: Vincent Gaultiere vs. Mark Larkin and UAC, 1932-34
Note: For boy bitten by monkey.
Box-folder   77/9
File #516: Ross Federal Service vs. UAC, 1933-38
Note: UA claims Ross' checker was responsible for a loss of money.
Box-folder   77/10
File #519: UAC vs. Jack Yeo (and Odeon Building, Inc., Beaver Dam, Wisconsin), 1933-34
Note: In Wisconsin Supreme Court to collect monies owed to UAC. Yeo claims UA's block booking is illegal.
Box-folder   78/1
File #520: Eph Charninsky and UAC, 1933
Note: Dispute over payment of attorney fees.
Box-folder   78/2
File #521: Miriam Blumenthal vs. Picture Classics, Inc., 1932
Note: Blumenthal sues to prevent her likeness from being used in a film. UA attests to the importance of the case as a precedent.
Box-folder   78/3
File #522: Louis Rovner and UAC, 1932
Note: Rovner disputes an exhibitor contract.
Box-folder   78/4
File #523: Davidson-Paxton Company vs. V.W. Castleberry; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Garnishment of Castleberry's salary.
Box-folder   78/5
File #529: UAC vs. Spokane Theatre, Inc., 1933
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   78/6
File #533-34: Sonoro Filme; distribution agreements, 1941-42
Note: Includes the Portugese feature Joao Ratao.
Box-folder   78/7
File #535: Herbert Wilcox Productions and UAC; agreement and correspondence for The Only Way, 1927-30
Box-folder   78/8
File #536: Graham-Wilcox Productions and UAC agreements for Chu Chin Chow, The Only Way, Southern Love, 1925
Box-folder   78/9
File #537: Sidney Wilcox, Charles Wilcox, Universum Film Aktien-Gesellschaft and UAC agreement for Decameron Nights, 1925
Box-folder   78/10
File #538: Wilcox-Saenger Film Company and UAC; distribution agreement for Canal Zone, 1927-28
Box-folder   78/11
File #541: Seth Hirsch vs. Camille Horn and UAC; correspondence and record, 1929
Note: Bill for medical services, rendered by Dr. Hirsch.
Box-folder   78/12
File #542: UAC in re: Department of Justice; special correspondence, 1927-28
Note: For a Justice Department investigation of the motion picture industry.
File #544-547: UAC South America; correspondence, balance statements, minutes, and misc., 1926-43
Box-folder   78/13-14
Correspondence and misc., 1926-28
Box-folder   78/15-17
Correspondence, 1929-43
Box-folder   78/18-19
Balance statements, powers of attorney, 1926-41
Box-folder   79/1
Minutes, 1931-43
Box-folder   79/2
Misc., 1933-38
Box-folder   79/3
File #546: UA South America; powers of attorney for Chile, 1933, 1938
Box-folder   79/4
File #548: Santiago Salviche and UAC and UAC South America; distribution agreement, 1942
Box-folder   79/5
File #550: Thomas Broadhurst; claim that the film The Night of Love infringes upon his play The Right of the Seigneur, 1927
Box-folder   79/6
File #551: Night of Love foreign distribution agreement for Austria-Hungary, 1927
Box-folder   79/7
File #552: UAC, Allied Artists and L. Blattner; correspondence, 1928-29
Note: Concerns an abortive agreement whereby Blattner was to make films to meet British quotas.
Box-folder   79/8-10
File #539: Bombay, India; powers of attorney relating to piracy of prints, with correspondence and misc. papers, 1925-30
Box-folder   80/1
File #365: Employment agreements with UAC executives, 1935-47
Note: George Bagnall, Harry Gold, Walter Gould, Arthur Kelly.
Box-folder   80/2
File #366: Pendennis Pictures Corporation and UAC agreements for Teheran, Call of the Blood, 1948-49
-Pendennis Pictures agreement for Teheran; two agreements
-Selected Films, Inc. agreement for Teheran
-George Schaefer agreement for Teheran
-Pendennis Pictures for Call of the Blood
Box-folder   80/3
File #367: Pacific Northwest Theatres and Washington State Theatre bankruptcies; correspondence and records, 1933
Box-folder   80/4
File #368: UAC vs. J.J. Parker, 1936-37
Note: UA sues Parker for failure to adhere to exhibition agreements.
Box-folder   80/5-6
File #369: UA Theatre Corporation-Chicago; minutes, correspondence and certificate of incorporation, 1927-28
Box-folder   80/7
File #370: National Film Board; agreements and correspondence with UAC for World in Action shorts, 1941-45
Note: “Battle for Oil,” “The Empire Carries On,” and “War Clouds Over the Pacific”
Box-folder   80/8-9
File #371: Canadian Exhibition Contracts, 1930-47
Note: License agreements and correspondence with various Canadian film distributors including Motion Picture Exhibitors of Canada and Motion Picture Distributors of America; copies of standard distribution agreements for Canada.
Box-folder   80/10
File #372: Artkino Pictures and UAC distribution agreements for Canada and Newfoundland, 1943
Box-folder   80/11
File #373: Fox West Coast bankruptcy, 1933-34
Note: Legal correspondence on this firm's bankruptcy.
Box-folder   80/12
File #374: Joseph Blumenfeld and UAC agreements and correspondence on assignment of rights to Spring in Park Lane, 1949-51
Note: Blumenfeld had 50% interest; includes British Lion Film Corporation, Pathe Industries, and James Nasser correspondence.
Box-folder   80/13
File #375: Museum of Modern Art Film Library Corporation, 1935-37
Note: Correspondence relating to inception of film library; copy of intended agreement with distributors; outline of project; correspondence with Chaplin, Fairbanks, Griffith, Korda, and Pickford.
Box-folder   80/14
File #376: Culver Export Corporation and UAC; agreement and correspondence for “Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Unit” of 40 films, 1928-30
Box-folder   80/15
File #377: Capitol Theatre Company, Ltd. and UAC; agreement with Joseph Fisher for 12 “United Artists Featurettes,” 1930-31
Box-folder   81/1
File #378: Culver Export Corporation and UAC; agreement and correspondence on UA's sale of Far East Exchange, 1929-34
Note: Territories include Dutch East Indies, Japan, Korea, and Straits settlements.
Box-folder   81/2-3
File #379: Luxor Film Export Company, Marcus Baker, and UAC; correspondence and distribution agreement for Far Eastern area, 1930-50
Box-folder   81/4
File #380: Fitzpatrick Pictures and UAC; agreement for distribution of shorts in the Far East, 1933-38
Box-folder   81/5
File #381,382: Fitzpatrick Pictures, Ltd. and UAC; agreements for distribution of shorts in the Far East and in South America, 1933, 1936
Box-folder   81/6-7
File #383-384: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Films and UAC; South America distribution agreements
-Agreements; seven productions, 1934-37
-Agreement with International Variety and Theatrical Agency for Gay Desperado, 1938
Box-folder   81/8
File #385: Oriental Distributing Company and UAC; East Indies distribution agreement for Nell Gwynn, 1935
Note: Oriental distribution.
Box-folder   81/9
File #386: Ideal Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreement for Far Eastern distribution of short subjects, 1933
Note: UA distributes.
Box-folder   81/10-13
File #384,387: UAC agreements for South African distribution; agreements with MGM Films, Culver Export Corporation, Loews, Inc., and London Films, 1935-37
Note: Titles involved are listed on folders.
Box-folder   81/14
File #388: Employment agreement with Lynn Farnol, Director of Advertising and Publicity, 1938-39
Box-folder   82/1-4
File #389: UAC France; correspondence, minutes, and misc. documents, 1940-51
Note: a/k/a Les Artistes Associes.
Box-folder   82/5
File #390: RKO and UAC; distribution agreements and correspondence, 1929-40
Box-folder   82/6
File #391: RKO and UAC; franchise agreement and correspondence, 1930-33
Box-folder   82/7
File #392: Ferruccia Caramelli and UAC; agreement for two pictures, 1949
Note: Strombole.
Box-folder   82/8
File #393: Lianofilm Productions and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Thunder in the East, 1934-45
Note: Original title-La Bataille (The Battle); later assigned to Antonino Film Corporation.
Box-folder   83/1
File #394: Franco-American Treaty on double taxation, 1935-36
Note: Correspondence and treaty.
Box-folder   83/2
File #395: A.F.E. Corporation and UAC; agreement for Central American distribution of Un Garnet De Bal, 1941
Box-folder   83/3
File #396: C.A.P.A.C. and UAC agreements, 1946-48
Note: CAPAC=Compagnie Artistique de Productions et d'Adaptations Cinematographiques; includes Une Grande Fille Toute Simple, occasionally referred to as Rothchild Agreement.
Box-folder   83/4
File #397: Harry Goetz and Max Gordon agreement with UAC, 1937-41
Box-folder   83/5
File #398: Edwin Hopkins; correspondence dealing with infringement of sound rights, 1934-41
Box-folder   83/6
File #399: Recoupment of French dubbing costs, 1951-52
Box-folder   83/7-84/3
File #400: French remittances, correspondence, agreements, and misc., 1948-52
Note: See last folder for arbitration with Warner and Columbia, 1939- 50.
Box-folder   84/7-85/5
File #401-403: Electrical Research Products, Inc. (E.R.P.I.); correspondence, 1928-50
Note: Sound equipment, sound rights, etc.
Box-folder   85/6-86/5
File #404: Electrical Research Products, Inc. (E.R.P.I.); agreements and correspondence, 1929-41
-Agreements with UAC, 1928-41
-Agreements with MGM, 1935
-Agreements with Paramount, 1933-38
-Agreements with Louis Swartz [?], 1928-33
-Tobis royalties, 1930-39
-Agreements with Warner Brothers, 1931-36
-Draft of agreement and schematic diagrams, n.d.
-Misc. papers and agreements, 1928-40
Box-folder   86/6
File #405: E.R.P.I. agreements, correspondence, opinions and reports on music copyrights and sound recordings, 1928-32
Box-folder   86/7-8
File #406: E.R.P.I. drafts of agreements and other correspondence, 1928-41
Box-folder   86/9-87/3
File #407: John G. Paine vs. E.R.P.I.; correspondence, record, misc., 1938-41
Note: Paine, as agent for music publishers, brings suit claiming royalties for foreign distribution of music.
Box-folder   87/4-6
File #408: American Tri-Ergon, E.R.P.I.; patent infringement cases, correspondence and record, 1931-47
Note: Tri-Ergon vs. Paramount Publix, Tri-Ergon vs. Twentieth Century Pictures, etc.
Box-folder   87/7
File #402: Nordisk Tonefilms vs. Paramount et al.; patent dispute on sound rights, 1933-37
Box-folder   87/8-88/31
File #409,410: U.S.A. vs. Paramount Pictures, Inc. et al., 1937-40
-Information and misc. information furnished by UA for interrogatories
Physical Description: (2 folders) 
-Rental and play date schedules, by picture
Physical Description: (28 folders) 
-Digest of depositions and misc. materials
Physical Description: (1 folder) 
-Depositions by H. Muller, C. Stern, H. Gold, L. Schlaifer, E. Mullen,P.Lazarus, explaining procedures
Physical Description: (1 vol.) 
Box-folder   88/32
File #410.5: Robertson Enterprises vs. Paramount Famous Players-Lasky, et al., 1928
Note: James N. Robertson, a theatre owner, charges conspiracy by the distributors to force him to purchase a particular brand of sound reproduction equipment.
Box-folder   89/1
File #411: USA vs. Paramount Famous Players-Lasky et al.; record and misc., 1928
Note: Conspiracy suit.
Box-folder   89/2
File #412: Harold Lloyd and UAC distribution agreements, 1924, 1933
Box-folder   89/3
File #413: Far East Film Corporation and UAC; distribution agreement for Far East, 1933-37
Note: Also Mexico.
Box-folder   89/4
File #414-424: Alfred Gottman (Plymouth Theatre) vs. UAC; arbitration suit: record and legal papers, correspondence, 1928-38
Box-folder   89/5-92/7
File #415,418-422: False returns; correspondence and misc. dealing with false box office reports (Confidential Reports) (Copyright Protection Bureau), 1942-44
-Legal remedies, 1942
-Misc. correspondence, 1942-44
-Index to misc. correspondence, 1942-43
-Sargoy and Stein correspondence, 1942-44
-Pittsburgh investigation, with index, 1943-44
-New York investigation, with index, 1943-44
-Copyright Protection Bureau, 1945
-Samples of Confidential Reports, 1945
-Samples of unreported receipt schedules, 1943-45
-Schedule of unreported returns, 1945
-Sargoy and Stein correspondence, 1946
-Sargoy and Stein correspondence, alphabetically by theatre owner, 1945-50
Box-folder   92/8
File #416: UAC Puerto Rico; powers of attorney, correspondence, misc., 1923-27
Box-folder   93/1-2
File #425: General Claims; correspondence and misc., 1925-28
Note: Small claims.
Box-folder   93/3-5
File #432: Kaiichi Hirata; uncollected Japanese rentals
-Hirata and United Film Company
-Hirata vs. J. Hoffberg Company
-Hirata: UAC claims against, 1931-33
Box-folder   93/6-96/4
File #428-429, 434-439: UAC Japan (Far East); correspondence, legal papers, misc., 1922-51
-Balance statement as of December 31, 1922
-Documents, powers of attorney, agreements, misc., 1922- 25
-Correspondence (George Mooser), 1922-51
-Powers of attorney, agreements, misc., 1922-51
-Minutes, c. 1932-51
-Manchuko, 1935-38
Note: All in chronological order.
Box-folder   96/5
File #427: Plaza Theatre, New York vs. UAC; correspondence, record, 1928
Note: Plaza claims to have contracted for a block of 15 pictures, some of which were subsequently denied it by UA.
Box-folder   96/6
File #440: Lyric Film Exchange and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1930-32
Note: Philippine distribution.
Box-folder   96/7
File #426: UAC vs. Montford Steele, 1927-28
Note: UA attachment of Steele's funds as security for monies advanced to him.
File #442: Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), also known as The Hays Organization; correspondence, reports, bulletins, censorship, minutes, misc., 1927-49
Note: Both materials of a general nature and correspondence with MPPDA's general attorneys: Gabriel Hess (1927-41) and Sidney Schreiber (1942- 49).
Box-folder   96/8-9
, 1927
Box-folder   96/10-11
, 1928
Box-folder   97/1-3
, 1929
Box-folder   97/4-6
, 1930
Box-folder   98/1-4
, 1931
Box-folder   98/5-7
, 1932
Box-folder   99/1-4
, 1933
Box-folder   99/5-7
, 1934
Box-folder   100/1-4
, 1935
Box-folder   100/4
, 1936
Box-folder   100/5
Thornberg vs. Paramount et al., 1935-38
Box-folder   100/6-101/4
, 1937
Box-folder   101/5-102/6
, 1938
Box-folder   102/7-103/7
, 1939
Box-folder   104/1-6
, 1940
Box-folder   105/1-5
, 1941
Box-folder   105/6-106/2
, 1942
Box-folder   106/3-6
, 1943
Box-folder   107/1-2
, 1944
Box-folder   107/3-4
, 1945
Box-folder   107/5-8
, 1946
Box-folder   108/1-2
, 1947
Box-folder   108/3-4
, 1948
Box-folder   108/5
Misc., 1942-48
Box-folder   109/1-2
, 1949
Box-folder   109/3
File #455: Otto Harbach and Joseph Schenck; correspondence, 1929
Note: Schenck is interested in a manuscript of Harbach's.
Box-folder   109/4
File #454: Hill, Moxley vs. Golden, Edward, 1926-30
Note: Re: an unpaid note.
Box-folder   109/5
File #457: The Dove; correspondence, 1928
Note: Re: Joseph Schenck, Norma Talmadge.
Box-folder   109/6
File #459: UAC vs. Reliable Company, Inc.; correspondence, record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/7
File #460: UAC vs. Louis Heitner; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/8
File #461: UAC vs. Bandbox Amusement Corporation; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/9
File #463: UAC vs. Bronx Park Amusement Company; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/10
File #464: UAC vs. Battery Amusement Company; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/11
File #465: UAC vs. Pebelled, Incorporated; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/12
File #467: UAC advs Ninth Avenue Amusement Company; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Sues UA for violation of protection agreement.
Box-folder   109/13
File #468: UAC vs. H & F Amusement Corporation; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/14
File #469: UAC vs. Greenport Operating Corporation and Michael Glynne; correspondence and record, 1930
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/15
File #473: UAC vs. Patrick Belmont; correspondence and record, 1930-31
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/16
File #474: UAC vs. Big 2 Amustment Corporation; correspondence and record, 1930-31
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/17
File #475: UAC vs. Frances and Samuel Gladstone; correspondence and record, 1930-31
Note: Claim against exhibitor.
Box-folder   109/18
File #477: Edgar Mortimore vs. UAC; correspondence, 1927-34
Note: Dismissed employee sues UA.
Box-folder   109/19-25
File #483: MPPDA; related material
-Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce vs. Columbia Pictures, 1938
-Mme. Suzanne Blum; French copyright bill, 1938- 41
-Lancaster Theatre, Detroit anti-trust case, 1943
-Chicago Moving Picture Machine Operators Union vs. John Smith et al., 1943-44
-American Arbitration Association, 1947
-Drexel Amusement Company vs. Universal Film Exchange, 1947
-Sargoy and Stein; Copyright Protection Bureau Reports, 1947-48
Box-folder   109/26
File #484: Progressive Education Association; correspondence and license, 1937
Note: Arrangements through MPPDA.
Box-folder   110/1-3
File #540: Bombay, India; piracy of prints, correspondence and misc., 1929-35
Box-folder   110/4
File #553: UAC Short Wave Radio License; correspondence, 1928
Box-folder   110/5
File #554: Fanny Brice vs. Art Cinema Corporation; correspondence, legal papers, etc., 1931-32
Note: UA endorsed notes for money owed by Art Cinema to Brice.
Box-folder   110/6
File #555: Maurice Silverstone; power of attorney for negotiations with Vincent Astor and Axel de Wichfeld, 1928
Box-folder   110/7
File #556: UAC vs. A.S. Friend Companies, 1927-29
Note: Bankruptcy.
Box-folder   110/8
File #557: Proposed propositions concerning contract modifications, 1925-26
Box-folder   110/9
File #558: UAC vs. Mount Pleasant Theatre; correspondence and record, 1928
Note: Bankruptcy.
Box-folder   110/10
File #560: Mollie H. Cohan vs. Paramount Publix et al.; correspondence and record, 1932-33
Note: Anti-trust.
Box-folder   110/11
File #561: UAC vs. George Cohen; legal papers, exhibits, misc., 1925-29
Note: For monies owed to UAC by exhibitor Cohen.
Box-folder   110/12-111/2
File #562: Moonbeam Amusement Company vs. John W. Springer et al.; correspondence, record, legal papers, misc., 1932-34
Note: A projectionists' union attempts to open theatres and claims that the Springer circuit of theatres conspired to forbid motion picture distributors from renting pictures to the union.
Box-folder   111/3-4
File #563: Patent Pooling Agreement for Composite Photography; correspondence, agreements, misc, 1936-38
Note: The major film corporations agree to pool various patents relating to composite photography for their mutual benefit.
Box-folder   111/5
File #564: Brandt Film et al. vs. Loew's Inc. et al.; legal papers, 1937-38
Note: Brandt exhibitors charge that distributors conspired to change number of exhibitor days.
Box-folder   111/6-7
File #565: Quittner and Middletown Combined Building Company vs. MPPDA et al.; correspondence, legal papers, transcripts, 1932-34
Note: Exhibitor charges that a conspiracy caused him to go out of business.
Box-folder   111/8
File #567: S. Theodore Hodgman vs. American Telephone and Telegraph, Western Electric et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1935-37
Note: Hodgman claims that the cross-licensing of sound reproduction methods constituted a conspiracy which prevented him from marketing his own sound equipment.
Box-folder   112/1
File #568: USA vs. Schine Chain Theatres; correspondence, legal papers, 1939-50
Note: US charges that the holdings of the Schine company constitute a monopoly and asks for divestiture.
Box-folder   112/2-3
File #569: Syracuse Community Theatre Corporation et al. vs. Schine Chain Theatres; correspondence, legal papers, releases, misc., 1949-50
Note: Suit for damages to exhibitor suffered as the result of an alleged trust conspiracy among distributors.
Box-folder   112/4
File #570: Liberty-Freehold Theatre Corporation vs. Walter Reade et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1949-50
Note: Suit for damages to exhibitors' business as a result of alleged conspiracy between distributors and the Reade Circuit.
Box-folder   112/5
File #571: Virgil Crites vs. Albert Redtke et al.; opinion, 1939
Note: Infringement on a patent for a photoelectric cell for sound reproduction.
Box-folder   112/6-113/7
File #572: Hillside Amusement Company vs. Warner Brothers Pictures et al.; correspondence and legal papers, depositions, 1941-46
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/1
File #573: Capans Amusement Company vs. Paramount et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1945-46
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/2
File #574: Syracuse Brighton Theatre vs. Loew's Inc. et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1949-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/3
File #575: Fifth and Walnut, Inc. vs. Paramount Pictures et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1949
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/4
File #576: Public Theatre Corporation vs. Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1935-36
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/5-7
File #577: Walter and Bertha Burkey vs. Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, et al.; correspondence, record, misc., 1925-36
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   114/8-115/1
File #578: Emanuel Rolsky et al. vs. Fox Midwest Theatres et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1936-38
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   115/2-3
File #579: Eugenia and Frank Cassil vs. Fox Film Corporation; correspondence, legal papers, 1940-42
Box-folder   115/4-5
File #580: St. Louis Amusement Company vs. Paramount Pictures Distributing Corporation et al.; correspondence, legal papers, transcript, 1945-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/1-2
File #582: The Cleveland Motion Picture Exhibitor Association vs. MPPD of A et al.; correspondence, record, legal papers, 1931-33
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/3
File #583: Rosewood Theatre Corporation vs. Edwin Silverman et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1935-37
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/4
File #584: K.M.K. Theatres Circuit vs. E. D. Miller et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1935
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/5
File #585: New Haymarket Theatre Company vs. Balaban and Katz et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1935
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/6
File #586: Ken Theatre Corporation vs. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1942-43
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/7
File #587: Riverside Operating Company vs. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   116/8-117/4
File #588-589: Benal Theatre Corporation vs. Paramount Pictures et al.; correspondence, legal papers, final report and exhibits, 1948-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   117/5
File #590: Frank Ford vs. Paramount Pictures et al.; correspondence, and legal papers, 1939-44
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   118/1
File #591: Alexander Theatre Corporation vs. Balaban and Katz et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1948-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   118/2
File #592: The Middle States Corporation vs. Minnesota Amusement Company et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1947-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   118/3-5
File #593: Thomas Murray vs. Balaban and Katz et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and misc., 1941-47
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   118/6-7
File #594: Florence Bigelow et al. vs. RKO Radio Pictures et al; correspondence, legal papers, and misc., 1942-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   119/1
File #595: Calumet Amusement Corporation vs. Paramount Pictures et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-51
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   119/2
File #596: Monroe Amusement Company vs. Balaban and Katz et al; correspondence and legal papers, 1948-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   119/3
File #597: Dante Iacampo vs. Loew's, Inc. et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1949-51
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   119/4-5
File #598: John Gittone et al. vs. Warner Brothers Pictures et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-41
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   119/6
File #599: Harry Fried vs. Warner Brothers Circuit Management Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1937-47
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   120/1-4
File #600: Momand Cases; A.B. Momand vs. various film corporations; correspondence and legal papers, 1937-46
Note: anti-trust actions
Box-folder   120/5
File #601: George Graves vs. Warner Bros. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-45
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   120/6
File #602: David Green vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-48
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   121/1-2
File #603: Riverside Theatre vs. Florida State Theatre, et al; correspondence, legal papers, exhibits, and final report, 1948-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   121/3
File #604: Simon Lazarus vs. 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   121/4
File #605: Eleanor Ninon et al. vs. UAC et al.; correspondence, 1938-39
Note: A suit alleging copyright infringement in the film Moulin Rouge
Box-folder   121/5
File #606: Eagle Theatre et al. vs. Fox West Coast et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1943-46
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   121/6-7
File #607: Jack Berman et al. vs. 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation et al.; correspondence, legal papers and misc., 1947-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   122/1-6
File #608-609: Morris Roth et al. vs. Paramount et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and misc., 1944-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   123/1
File #610: Lee Threet vs. East Texas Theatres et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1929-34
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   123/2
File #611: B. Legg vs. Universal Film Exchange et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1933-34
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   123/3
File #612: R.M. Fuller et al. vs. R and R Theatre Company et al; correspondence and legal papers, 1935-39
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   123/4
File #613: B.R. McLendon vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-49
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   123/5-124/1
File #614: Theatco vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, misc., 1947-48
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   124/2-4
File #615: Steve Chorak vs. RKO Radio Pictures et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and briefs, 1948-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   124/5-6
File #616: R.Z. Glass vs. Karl Hoblitzelle et al.; correspondence, legal papers and home office data, 1933-37
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   125/1
File #617: Joy Amusement Company vs. Interstate Circuit et al; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   125/2-4
File #618: USA vs. Interstate Circuit, Inc., Karl Hoblitzelle et al.; correspondence, legal papers, misc., 1936-39
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   125/5
File #619: Attorney General of Texas; investigation of the motion picture industry; correspondence and misc., 1939-40
Box-folder   125/6
File #620: Preston Smith vs. UAC et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-47
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   126/1
File #621: B.R. McLendon et al. vs. Loew's, Inc. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-49
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   126/2
File #622: Indianapolis Amusement Company vs. MPPDA et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1932-37
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   126/3-5
File #623: Gary Theatre Company vs. MPPDA et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and misc., 1932-39
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   126/6
File #624: Central Avenue Theatre Corporation vs. Loew's, Inc. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1948-49
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   126/7
File #625: Indianapolis Amusement Company vs. MGM et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1937-39
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   127/1
File #626: Herman Golden vs. Vitagraph et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   127/2-4
File #627: Ronald Bair vs. MPPDA et al.; correspondence, record, and legal papers, 1932-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   127/5
File #628: MGM Distributing Corporation vs. J.D. Lamb et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1933
Note: An attempt to have the New Mexico “open market buying statute” declared unconstitutional
Box-folder   127/6
File #629: USA vs. United Theatres, Inc. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1932-38
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   127/7
File #630: George Fuller vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1936-38
Box-folder   127/8
File #631: John Gillooly vs. Paramount et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1933-38
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   127/9
File #632: James McLellan et al. vs.Warner Bros. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-48
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   128/1
File #633: UAC vs. Elias M. Loew et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1942-44
Note: UA charges Loew conspired to falsify the grosses reported by his theatres
Box-folder   128/2
File #634: Arco Amusement Company vs. Acme Films et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1936-37
Note: Anti-trust action--Philippines.
Box-folder   128/3-4
File #635: Linden Theatre Company vs. Vitagraph et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   128/5
File #636: UAC vs. Elsa Soltz et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-49
Note: UA accuses Soltz of falsifying receipt reports.
Box-folder   128/6
File #637: William Littlejohn vs. C.E. Huish et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1938-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   128/7-8
File #638: Earl Whittaker vs. Vitagraph et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and depositions, 1940-41
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   128/9-132/2
File #639-644: USA vs. Crescent Amusement Company et al.; correspondence, legal papers, and misc., 1939-50
-Correspondence, 1939-40
-Correspondence, 1941-50; complaint, legal and misc. papers, 1939-43 and undated
-MPPDA records, 1939-45; answers to interogatories; briefs and memoranda of law, 1941-46
-Plaintiff's brief, 1941; hearing transcript, 1940; findings of fact and conclusions of law, undated and 1941-43
-Finding of fact and conclusions of law, April, 1943-1946
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   132/3
File #645: W.F. Crockett et al. vs. Loew's, Inc. et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1948-49
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   132/4-5
File #646: Paramount-Salt Lake Theatre Company vs. Intermountain Theatres et al.; correspondence, legal papers, depositions, 1942
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   132/6-7
File #647: Chalmers Cullins et al. vs. Paramount Pictures et al; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-48
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   133/1
File #648: Harry Schwartz et al. vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   133/2
File #649: M.M. Buchanan et al. vs. Muscle Shoals Theatres et al; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   133/3-5
File #650: Byers Theatres vs. M.K. Murphy et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-40
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   133/6
File #651: Shirlington Amusement Corporation vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-46
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   133/7-134/1
File #652: Tegu's Palace Theatre vs. Interstate Theatre Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-50
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   134/2-3
File #653: Park-Butte Theatre Company vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1944-47
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   134/4
File #654: The Hartford Theatre Company vs. 20th Century-Fox et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-48
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   134/5-135/3
File #655: Millinocket Theatre, Inc. vs. Samuel Kurson et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1939-46
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   135/4
File #656: Art Cinema Corporation; copyright, novelization for The Battle of the Sexes, 1928-29
Box-folder   135/5
File #657: Francis Hackett vs. Alexander Korda, London Film and UAC, 1935-37
Note: Hackett claims The Private Life of Henry VIII was plagiarized from his novel.
Box-folder   135/6
File #658: Rose Chatkin vs. Alexander Korda et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-36
Note: For damages incurred through an unauthorized booking.
Box-folder   135/7
File #659: Guy Crosswell Smith and UAC; agreement and correspondence for distribution in continental Europe, 1929
Box-folder   135/8
File #660: Hugh Sinclair vs. Postal Telegraph Cable Company; correspondence, legal papers, photos, 1935-36
Note: Sinclair says Postal Telegraph used his likeness for advertising without his permission.
Box-folder   135/9-136/2
File #661: Option agreement; Pickford, Chaplin, Fairbanks, Goldwyn, and Korda; extensive correspondence, plus drafts of agreement, 1937-38
Note: Goldwyn and Korda attempt to purchase control of United Artists Corporation.
Box-folder   136/3
File #662: James Boyd vs. Alexander Korda, London Film and UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1938
Note: Boyd sues for damages for the use of the title of his novel for the title of the photoplay Drums.
Box-folder   136/4
File #663: Sinclair Lewis vs. Alexander Korda and Anglo- American Film, Inc.; agreement, 1940-43
Note: Contains agreements with Lewis and legal papers pertaining to an undescribed lawsuit.
Box-folder   136/5-7
File #664: Pickford, Fairbanks, Goldwyn; new production and London trip
-reorganization of 1938 correspondence
-Dr. A. H. Giannini agreements; settlement
-minutes of meetings relating to reorganization and Giannini, 1938-40
Box-folder   136/8
File #665: Maurice Silverstone; contract, proposals, Silverstone Plan, 1938-43
Box-folder   136/9-11
File #666: Manhattan Films, Inc.; incorporation papers, minutes, and correspondence, 1942-44
Box-folder   137/1-2
File #667: Two Cities Films, Ltd. and Columbia Pictures Corporation, Ltd.; correspondence and legal papers relating to In Which We Serve, 1942-45
Box-folder   137/3
File #668: Simon and Schuster and Alexander Korda Films; agreement for the novel War and Peace, 1942
Box-folder   137/4-5
File #669: Wallace Irwin vs. London Film Productions, UAC and Robert Sherwood; legal papers, continuity and synopses for The Ghost Goes West and short story “The Transplanted Ghost,” 1936-40
Note: Irwin claims that Sherwood's screenplay for The Ghost Goes West plagarizes his short story.
Box-folder   137/6
File #670: London Film Productions and Anglo-Canadian Distributors, Ltd.; distribution agreement and correspondence, 1934-39
Box-folder   137/7
File #671: London Film Productions, Spanish deal; agreement and correspondence, 1938-39
Box-folder   137/8
File #672: British and Dominion Film Corporation; agreement for Good Night Vienna, 1932
Box-folder   137/9
File #673: Topsy and Eva; agreement between Feature Productions, Inc. and Vivian and Rosetta Duncan for a personal appearance in conjunction with the film, 1927
Box-folder   137/10-11
File #675: UAC vs. William Hale Thompson, Mayor of Chicago, 1929-30
Note: To prevent interference with exhibiting the picture Alibi.
Box-folder   137/12-138/2
File #676: Myra Page Wiren vs. Shubert Theatre Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1931-45
Note: Wiren claims that the film Death Takes a Holidayis a plagarization of her play, Most; includes script of Most.
Box-folder   138/3
File #677: UAC re: Marchant and Company, Ltd. of Australia; correspondence and samples of “Movie Stories,” a series of booklets, with photographs, containing stories taken from United Artists pictures, 1927
Note: Contains: Beloved Rogue, Love of Sunya, Night of Love, Son of the Shiek, Winning of Barbara Worth
Box-folder   138/4
File #678: New Lyceum Amusement Company vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1927-28
Note: Lyceum sues for damages arising from UA's cancellation of a contract.
Box-folder   138/5
File #679: Vera Demby vs. Lewis Demby; correspondence and legal papers, 1935
Note: Attorney seeks injunction to prevent distributors from providing Demby with films until he makes divorce payments.
Box-folder   138/6
File #680: Libco, Inc. vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-35
Note: Libco sues for damages arising from UA's cancellation of a contract.
Box-folder   138/7-140/3
File #681-683: United Artists Theatre Company of Michigan; correspondence, 1927-34
-Incorporation papers, minutes, etc., 1927-34
-Agreements, misc. correspondence, etc., 1929-37
-Leases, deposit and trust agreements, including Bagley- Clifford Company and Detroit Properties Corporation, 1926-39
Box-folder   140/4
File #684: Duo-Fone Corporation vs. Fred Zimmerman; correspondence, 1930
Note: Garnishment.
Box-folder   140/5-9
File #685: Distribution-Exhibition Contract forms; correspondence and examples of the design of the standard UA contract, 1930-38
Note: Also related court actions.
Box-folder   140/10
File #686: Exhibitor and distributor claims; correspondence, 1936-37
Box-folder   140/11
File #687: Columbia Pictures vs. Bi-Metallic Investment Company; correspondence and memorandum, 1930
Note: On the dissemination of a court decision holding that even though a seller is a trust as defined in the Sherman Act, the buyer is obligated to pay him.
Box-folder   140/12
File #688: UAC vs. E. I. Davidson et al.; correspondence, etc., 1933
Note: Court finds a flaw in exhibitor contract, UA decides to appeal.
Box-folder   141/1
File #689: UAC vs. Vandeventer National Bank; correspondence, 1932-33
Note: UA attempts to obtain its funds from the receiver for the closed bank.
Box-folder   141/2
File #690: President's right to control salaries; correspondence, drafts, corporate papers, and copies of agreements, 1929-36
Box-folder   141/3-4
File #691: Majestic Theatre Corporation vs. UAC et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1927-34
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   141/5
File #692: Charles K. Ferry vs. MGM et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1928-29
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   141/6
File #693: Lima, Peru; correspondence, 1929-33
Box-folder   141/7
File #694: Lima, Peru; correspondence with attorney Gerardo Balbuena, 1929-35
Box-folder   141/8
File #695: Peru; powers of attorney, 1937-45
Box-folder   141/9
File #696: UAC and State Theatre; correspondence, 1929
Note: Theatre asks that contracts be reduced so it can avoid bankruptcy.
Box-folder   141/10
File #697: Windsor Picture Plays and UAC agreement for distribution of Her Unborn Child, 1930
Box-folder   141/11
File #698: First National Pictures and UAC; distribution agreement, 1926-29
Note: For foreign distribution of First National pictures.
Box-folder   141/12
File #699: UAC vs. American Mail Line, Ltd.; correspondence, 1932-33
Note: For a print damaged at sea.
Box-folder   141/13
File #700: UAC vs. Ruth Rosen; correspondence and legal papers, 1930
Note: For money owed to UA.
Box-folder   141/14-142/2
File #701: Code of Fair Competition for the Motion Picture Industry, Exhibition 10% Elimination Clause; NRA code; correspondence and misc., 1934-35
Note: F.W. Anderson vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers.
Box-folder   142/3
File #702: UAC vs. Universal Chain Theatres; correspondence and legal papers, 1928
Note: For monies owed to UA.
Box-folder   142/4-5
File #703: USA vs. Balaban and Katz Corporation et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1928-32
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   142/6
File #704: New Jersey United Artists Theatre Corporation; incorporation papers, bylaws, minutes, etc., 1927-28
Box-folder   142/7
File #705: George Schaefer testimonial dinner; correspondence, 1936
Box-folder   142/8
File #706: Immoral pictures cancellations; Born to be Bad, 1934
Box-folder   142/9
File #707: Congress Theatre vs. Sol Rosenblatt et al.; bill of complaint, 1934
Note: Theatre claims that the “Code of Fair Competition for the Motion Picture Industry” would injure it and asks for relief.
Box-folder   142/10
File #708: UAC vs. Merlin Aylesworth et al.; individually and as constituting the Code Authority, 1934
Note: On the 10% Exclusion rule.
Box-folder   142/11-143/4
File #710-11: National Recovery Administration Code for Producers of Motion Pictures; correspondence, memoranda, misc., including texts, manuals, etc., 1933-36
-NRA Motion Picture Laboratory Industry Code, 1934
Box-folder   143/5-144/3
File #709: NRA Code; misc. claims, 1934-37
Note: These cases are not included in the index.
-Gem and Cozy Theatres vs. Universal Film Exchange
-Roosevelt Theatre, Inc. vs. UAC
-Rubin Frels vs. Jefferson Amusement Company
-Harry Simons vs. Spark Enterprises et al.
-World Theatre vs. Fox Film et al.
-Misc. claims
Box-folder   144/4
File #712: Reliance Theatre, Inc. vs. Schine Theatrical Company; correspondence, etc., 1934
Note: NRA Code grievance.
Box-folder   144/5-145/3
File #713: UAC Mexico (Artistas Unidos, S.A.); correspondence, minutes, agreements, powers of attorney, misc., 1926-45
-Correspondence, 1926-45
-Minutes, 1930-33
-Agreements, powers, misc., 1926-34
Box-folder   145/4
File #714: RKO Pathe Export Corporation and UAC; distribution agreement for Mexico, 1931
Box-folder   145/5
File #715: Mexican Labor Laws; Federal Labor Law; and related correspondence, 1931-32
Box-folder   145/6
File #716: Columbia Pictures and UAC; proposed Mexican distribution agreement, 1932
Box-folder   145/7
File #717: Banco Credito Popular and UAC; correspondence; and Jose Caraboza and UAC; agreement for El Superloco, Que Hago Con La Criatura, 1936-41
Box-folder   145/8
File #718: Antonio Manero and UAC; foreign distribution agreement, 1934
Box-folder   145/9
File #719: Bustamante y de Funtes and UAC; agreement for Alla En al Rancho Grande and correspondence, 1936-38
Box-folder   145/10
File #720: Filipe Mier, Cinematografica Internacional and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Aguila O Sol, Asi Es Me Tierra, Perjura, 1937-43
Box-folder   145/11
File #721: Guz Aguila Films and UAC; agreement for La Justicia De Pancho Villa, 1939-41
Box-folder   145/12
File #722: Films de Artistas Mexicanos Associados and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Refugiados En Madrid, 1938
Box-folder   145/13
File #723: Producciones Salvidor Osio; agreement for La Venus de Fuego, 1948
Box-folder   145/14-15
File #724: Mundus Distributing Corporation vs. Sound Theatre; misc. claims, 1936
Box-folder   146/1-3
File #725: Mundus Distributing Corporation; incorporation papers, minutes, agreements, and correspondence, 1934-38
Note: Subsidiary of UAC.
Box-folder   146/4-5
File #726: Pedro Llanuza vs. Columbia Pictures et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1935-38
Note: Llanuza claims the producers used his idea of producing cartoons containing caricatures of film stars.
Box-folder   146/6
File #727: Illinois vs. Leander McCormick; correspondence and legal papers, 1932
Note: State attempts to get a tax lien on the theatre used by Chicago UA Theatre Company.
Box-folder   146/7
File #728: Dade Enterprises and UAC; exhibition agreement, 1936
Box-folder   146/8-147/3
File #729: Chicago United Artists Theatre Corporation; minutes, correspondence, and misc., 1928-34
-Minutes, misc., correspondence, 1929-32
-Correspondence, 1933-34
Box-folder   147/4-6
File #730: 45 West Randolph Street Theatre Corporation, Chicago; minutes, bylaws, agreements, correspondence, and misc., 1929-42
Box-folder   147/7-8
File #731: DeWolf and Company and UA; correspondence, 1928-30
Note: Concerning DeWolf, a Chicago banking company, and UA Theatres, Chicago.
Box-folder   147/9
File #732: Dipson-Zimmerman Circuit and UAC; correspondence, 1927
Note: United Artists attempts not to do business with the circuit.
Box-folder   147/10
File #733: N.J. Moore, American Trust and Safe Deposit Company, and Leander McCormick; correspondence, agreements relating to the Chicago UA Theatre building, 1927-28
Note: This building was originally the Apollo Theatre.
Box-folder   148/1-6
File #735: United Artists Theatre Circuit; minutes, agreements, correspondence about the Apollo Theatre, Chicago, 1926-28
Box-folder   148/7-8
File #734: Publix Theatres Corporation and UAC agreements and correspondence, 1927
Box-folder   149/1-3
File #736: Wometco Theatres vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-41
Note: Includes material on various lawsuits involving Wometco.
Box-folder   149/4
File #737: Victor Talking Machine Company and UAC; agreement for sound facilities, 1928
Box-folder   149/5-150/4
File #738-740: German Distribution; correspondence, agreements, financial papers, and misc., 1925-50
-General correspondence, 1936-50
-Correspondence, 1925-35 (-1960)
-UFA Films, Inc. and UAC; agreements and correspondence 1929-44
-UA Film-Verleih, IFA Film Verleih, Emelka Bayerische Company, etc.; agreements, financial statements
Box-folder   150/5-7
File #741: Gloria Swanson and UAC; agreements and misc., 1923-32
File #742: Gloria Swanson and UAC; correspondence
Box-folder   150/8
, 1927-30
Box-folder   151/1
, 1931-37
Box-folder   151/2
File #743: Gloria Swanson; Queen Kelly correspondence, 1932
Note: Concerning UA's non-acceptance of Queen Kelly as qualifying Swanson to receive stock.
Box-folder   151/3-4
File #748: Columbia Pictures Distributing Company and UAC; Walt Disney contracts; correspondence, drafts and agreements, 1930-36
Box-folder   151/5
File #749: Walt Disney Productions, Ltd. and UAC; agreements and misc., 1932-36
Box-folder   151/6-7
File #751: Walt Disney Productions, Ltd.; correspondence and misc. correspondence, 1932-36
Box-folder   151/8
File #750: Ameranglo Corporation vs. Walt E. Disney et al.; warrant of attachment, correspondence, 1932-33
Box-folder   151/9
File #752: Columbia Pictures and UAC; agreement for Denmark, 1932-33
Box-folder   151/10-12
File #753: Columbia Pictures and UAC; agreements for Spain, correspondence and agreements, 1931-36
Box-folder   152/1-2
File #754: Columbia Pictures and UAC; agreements for Brazil; correspondence, 1931-37
Box-folder   152/3
File #755: Columbia Pictures; agreement for distribution of Mickey Mouse shorts in Philippines, 1934
Box-folder   152/4
File #756: Columbia Pictures and UAC; agreement for distribution of Mickey Mouse shorts in New Zealand, 1934-35
Box-folder   152/5
File #757: MGM Films and Culver Export Corporation and UAC; agreement for South African distribution of Disney shorts, 1934
Box-folder   152/6
File #758: RKO Productions and UAC; agreement for French version of The Queen's Husband, 1930
Box-folder   152/7
File #759: Emile Henrotay defalcation, Belgium; correspondence, 1933-34
Box-folder   152/8
File #760: RKO Theatres Operating Corporation; receivership, and correspondence, 1933
Box-folder   152/9
File #762: UAC vs. Worcester Olympia Company; correspondence and legal papers, 1928-32
Note: UA claims that the failed Worcester Capitol Company was a creation of Worcester Olympia Company and that thus money is still owing to UA.
Box-folder   152/10
File #763: Cecil B. DeMille Productions and UAC; unexecuted agreement, 1928
Box-folder   152/11
File #764: St. George's Productions, Ltd., Rex Ingram, and UAC; correspondence, 1930
Note: Ingram wants UA to pay him money owed him by the liquidated St. George's Productions for The Three Passions.
Box-folder   152/12
File #765: UAC vs. Spray Amusement Company; record and correspondence, 1928-29
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   152/13
File #767: UAC vs. Consolidated Film Company; correspondence, 1931-32
Note: For losses incurred by a badly printed film.
Box-folder   152/14
File #768: UAC vs. Schine Theatres Company, Inc.; correspondence, etc., 1928-29
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   152/15
File #769: Captain John Connell and UAC; agreement for autogyro advertising, 1932
Box-folder   152/16
File #770: UAC vs. Aress Amusement, Betty Theatre Corporation, Harkins and Murphy, Webster Theatre, Inc.; legal papers, 1928
Note: For monies owed to UAC.
Box-folder   152/17
File #771: Whitman Bennett and UAC; correspondence, 1926-35
Note: Letters from Bennett commenting on the film business, the rare book business, technical advising for films, and Jesse Lasky.
Box-folder   152/18
File #772: John Gilbert and UAC; correspondence and agreement, 1928
Box-folder   152/19
File #773: Max Linder estate and UAC; correspondence, 1928
Note: On disposition of film royalties owed to the estate.
Box-folder   152/20
File #774: Mary Pickford and Hollywood Dollies, Inc.; correspondence and agreements, 1926-27
Note: For paper dolls of Pickford.
Box-folder   152/21-153/7
File #775-776: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Joseph Schenck, and UAC; agreements, contracts, leases, correspondence, and misc. relating to various studios, to Feature Productions, Inc., and to 20th Century-Fox, 1925-47
-Correspondence, 1926-June, 1933
-Correspondence, July, 1933-47
-Agreements, etc., 1925-47
-20th Century and Feature Productions stock transactions, 1933-34
Note: Consists of matters concerning all of the UAC stockholders during the period.
Box-folder   153/8
File #777: UAC; California license to do business, 1926
Box-folder   153/9-10
File #780: Antonio Albiani vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1928-33
Note: On a lease for a building in Boston.
Box-folder   154/1
File #781: UAC; Boston, Mass. correspondence, 1930-34
Box-folder   154/2
File #779: Pickford and Fairbanks companies agreement with Sidney Grauman, 1926
Box-folder   154/3-4
File #782: Harlou, Inc. and Quintral, Inc. vs. Frank J. Taylor as Comptroller of the City of New York et al.; record, legal papers, misc., 1936
Note: Harlou and Quintral refuse to pay city sales tax assessed against UA.
Box-folder   154/5
File #783: Henry Frieder and Henry Grossman vs. Soteros D. Cocalis, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1937
Note: To enjoin Cocalis from operating a theatre in New York.
Box-folder   154/6-155/3
File #784-786: UAC vs. Frank J. Taylor as Comptroller for the City of New York; correspondence, legal papers, brief, etc. on City tax matters, 1935-49
-Correspondence, briefs, record
-Misc. papers and correspondence on gross receipts tax, 1937-38
Box-folder   155/4
File #744: Gloria Swanson and UAC; Perfect Understanding correspondence, 1932-33
Note: Includes copy of short story “Perfect Understanding” by Miles Malleson.
Box-folder   155/5-7
File #745: Gloria Swanson; sale of UAC stock; correspondence, agreements, misc., 193-34
Note: Includes agreements with various Swanson companies.
Box-folder   155/8-9
File #746: Walt Disney Productions, Ltd., Sweden; correspondence, agreements, misc., 1936-48
Note: Includes much material on Disney matters in general; Victory Through Air Power agreements.
Box-folder   155/10
File #747: Walt Disney Productions; mortgages, 1931-37
Box-folder   156/1-3
File #787: Liberty Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri; correspondence relating to a theatre owed by UAC, 1926-29
Note: UA Theatre Company of Kansas City.
Box-folder   156/4
File #788: Sam Taylor, Feature Productions and UAC; correspondence and contracts, 1929-30
Note: Contracts for Taylor to direct films.
Box-folder   156/5
File #789: Warner Brothers Pictures and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1929-30
Note: UA agrees to distribute a number of Warner films.
Box-folder   156/6
File #790: Warner Bros. Theatres and UAC; distribution of One Heavenly Evening; correspondence, 1931
Box-folder   156/7
File #791: Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corporation and UAC; distribution agreement and correspondence, 1933
Box-folder   156/8
File #792: Stanley Company of America and UAC; distribution agreement and correspondence for Philadelphia, 1931-34
Box-folder   156/9-157/2
File #793: Warner Bros. Theatres and UAC; franchise agreement and correspondence, 1930-34
-Correspondence, 1930-34
-Agreements, misc., 1930, undated
-Agreements, misc., 1931-33
-Court proceedings: Warner vs. Majestic Pictures Corporation
Box-folder   157/3
File #794: UAC; miscellaneous copyright claims and correspondence, 1932-37
Box-folder   157/4
File #795: MGM Distributing Corporation vs. Bijou Theatre Company, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1931-33
Note: Exhibitor showing pictures more often than contracted for is sued for copyright violation.
Box-folder   157/5
File #796: Copyright Law; correspondence, copies of law, misc., 1931-35
Box-folder   157/6
File #797: Medal Film Exchange, Frederick Knocke and UAC; distribution agreement for Puerto Rico, 1930-31
Box-folder   157/7
File #798: Rafael Ramos Cobian and UAC; exhibition agreement for Puerto Rico, 1930-31
Box-folder   157/8
File #799: Sam Fox Music Publishing Company and UAC; license agreement and correspondence, 1930-35
Box-folder   157/9
File #800: Paramount Publix Corporation and UAC; dispute over exhibition of The Royal Family, 1931
Note: Paramount exhibited the film in a theatre other than that jointly owned with UAC.
Box-folder   157/10
File #801: MGM and UAC; agreement and correspondence for MGM to distribute UA films in the Far East, 1925-29
Box-folder   157/11
File #802: Inspiration Pictures, Edwin Carewe and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Resurrection and Ramona, 1926-34
Box-folder   157/12
File #803: J.F. Madan and Company, Madan Theatres and UAC; exhibition agreements for India, 1929-32
Box-folder   158/1
File #804: New York City vs. John Helber, 1933
Note: Helber threatens to bring suit after he is judged not guilty of disorderly conduct in a theatre.
Box-folder   158/2
File #805: Al Lichtman; employment agreements with UAC, 1930-35
Box-folder   158/3-5
File #806: Marks Bros. Theatres, et al. vs. Paramount Famous- Lasky, et al.; correspondence, legal papers, 1928
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   158/6
File #807: Marx Brothers and Paramount Publix Corporation; agreement and correspondence, 1933
Note: UAC was negotiating a contract with the Marx Brothers, but they eventually signed with Paramount.
Box-folder   158/7
File #808: Marx Brothers and UAC; tentative agreement and correspondence, 1933-34
Box-folder   158/8
File #809: Rock Beach, Inc. vs. UAC et al.; legal papers, 1937
Note: Exhibitor sues UA to obtain clearance on showing film.
Box-folder   158/9-10
File #810: Rock Beach, Inc. vs. Columbia Pictures, et al.; legal papers, 1937
Note: Exhibitor sues distributors to obtain clearance on showing films.
Box-folder   159/1-3
File #811: D.W. Griffith and UAC; general matters, correspondence, agreements; and disposal of stock and rights to The White Slave, 1931-42
Box-folder   159/4
File #812: D.W. Griffith, Inc. and UAC; correspondence on On the Spot, 1931
Box-folder   159/5
File #813: D.W. Griffith, Inc. and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1931-42
Box-folder   159/6
File #814: D. W. Griffith; dispute with Paramount over title rights to Limehouse Nights; correspondence, agreements with author Thomas Burke, treatment for Paramount, 1919-34
Note: Griffith claims that Paramount's use of the title Limehouse Nights will infringe on his Broken Blossoms, taken from a story, “The Chink and the Child”, from Thomas Burke's Limehouse Lights.
Box-folder   159/7
File #815: John A. Manning vs. D.W. Griffith, Inc.; stockholders' suit, 1935-37
Note: Receivership of D.W. Griffith, Inc.
Box-folder   159/8
File #816-817: Kinemas, Ltd. and UAC; South Africa distribution agreement, 1929-31
Box-folder   159/9
File #818: Greenberg, Publisher, Inc. vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-36
Note: Greenberg sues UA for allegedly using copyrighted material to advertise The Mighty Barnum.
Box-folder   159/10-12
File #819: International Variety and Theatrical Agency; agreements and correspondence for South African distribution, 1925-40
Box-folder   160/1-2
File #820: Imperial Art Films and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Sonadores De La Gloria, 1932-36
Note: Also Tec-Art Studios correspondence on the film--1932-34.
Box-folder   160/3-4
File #821: Publix Theatre Corporation and UAC; correspondence, 1927-31
Box-folder   160/5-6
File #822: Publix Theatre Corporation and UAC; agreements, misc.; incorporation papers, etc. for U.A.P. Theatre Corporation, 1928-33 1927-32
Note: U.A.P. was jointly owned by UA and Publix.
Box-folder   160/7
File #823: Publix Theatres Corporation and UAC; arbitration over rental of Goldwyn pictures, 1931-32
Box-folder   160/8
File #824: Publix Theatre Corporation; Lummox dispute, 1930
Note: Publix refuses to exhibit Lummox because of its poor quality.
Box-folder   160/9-161/2
File #826: Paramount Publix and UAC; misc. claims, 1930-36
Note: Includes anti-trust action.
Box-folder   161/3
File #827: Paramount Publix Corporation; bankruptcy, 1933-35
Box-folder   161/4
File #828: Paramount Publix Corporation; receivership, 1933-35
Box-folder   161/5
File #829: Paramount Publix Corporation and UA Theatre Corporation of Los Angeles; agreement for Publix to operate theatre, 1931-32
Box-folder   161/6-7
File #830: Associated Authors; correspondence, ageements, loan information, 1919-28
Note: Included Pickford, Goldwyn, Chaplin, Griffith, and Fairbanks.
Box-folder   161/8-12
File #831: UAC stock agreements; Chaplin, Fairbanks, Griffith, Pickford, Schenck; correspondence and agreements, 1919-26
Box-folder   162/1
File #832: Douglas Fairbanks, The Elton Corporation and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1926-30
Box-folder   162/2
File #833: The Elton Corporation and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1936-40
Box-folder   162/3
File #834: William Smalley vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1928
Note: Smalley sues to enjoin UA from renting a number of films to other exhibitors.
Box-folder   162/4
File #835: Rowland-Brice Productions and UAC; agreement for Sweet Adeline, 1933
Box-folder   162/5
File #836: Northwest Film Exhibitors Board of Trade and UAC; correspondence, 1928
Box-folder   162/6
File #837: Folies Bergeres Producing Company vs. 20th Century Productions et al.; legal papers, 1934-40
Note: On use of the name “Folies Bergeres.”
Box-folder   162/7
File #838: W. Lester Levy vs. UAC et al.; legal papers and correspondence, 1934
Note: Levy claims the film The Bowery was based on his manuscript.
Box-folder   162/8
File #839: 20th Century Pictures and UAC; correspondence and synopsis for Advice to the Lovelorn, 1933-34
Box-folder   162/9
File #840: 20th Century Pictures and UAC; two hundred thousand dollar loan; correspondence, 1933-35
Box-folder   162/10
File #841: Photoplay Publishing Company; agreement for radio advertising show, 1934-35
Box-folder   162/11
File #843: Associated Screen News, Ltd. and UAC; laboratory agreement, 1928
Box-folder   162/12-13
File #845: 20th Century Pictures and UAC; distribution agreements and correspondence, 1934-36
Note: Also stockholder-producer agreements and correspondence.
Box-folder   162/14-15
File #846: 20th Century Pictures and UAC; misc. agreements and correspondence, 1933-41
Box-folder   163/1-2
File #847: British and Continental Trading Company, Barnstyn Film Distributie and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1924-47
Box-folder   163/3
File #848: UAC; British controversy; correspondence, 1929
Note: A corporation is set up by outsiders using the name British United Artists.
Box-folder   163/4-8
File #849-853: British and Continental Company and UAC; agreements
-Philippine Islands
-Far East
-Australia
-Mexico
-With S. Samuels of Interworld Film, 1933-37
Box-folder   163/9
File #854: Franz Bard and UAC; license agreement, 1931
Note: For music.
Box-folder   163/10
File #855: Eric Karle vs. UAC; legal papers, 1928
Note: Suit for damages from breach of contract.
Box-folder   163/11
File #856: Duplex Motion Picture Industries; correspondence on proposed patent suit, 1928
Box-folder   163/12
File #857: Two Arabian Knights; correspondence, 1928
Note: An Italian claims this film was copied from his earlier film.
Box-folder   163/13
File #858: UAC vs. Variety Amusement Company et al.; correspondence, 1928
Note: On the settlement of a lawsuit.
Box-folder   163/14
File #859: Capitol-Lyric Company vs. Pathe Exchange, Inc., et al.; bill in equity, 1928
Note: Exhibitor seeks injunction to prevent distributors from enforcing arbitration clause.
Box-folder   163/15
File #860: Jefferson and Lafayette Theatres, Inc. and UAC; franchise proposal, 1930
Box-folder   163/16
File #861: Principal Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreement for The Winning of Barbara Worth, 1925-26
Box-folder   163/17
File #862: UA Studio Corporation and UAC; agreement for KMTR Radio Corporation, 1931
Box-folder   163/18
File #863: Gustav Mohme and UAC; power of attorney for Chile, 1928-30
Box-folder   163/19
File #864: Laura D. Sprague vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-35
Note: For breach of contract for second run rights.
Box-folder   163/20
File #865: Col. Marcel De Passy and UAC; agreement for use of a speed-boat to advertise the film Corsair, 1931
Box-folder   163/20
File #866: Moulin Rouge exploitation tour; correspondence and contracts, 1934-35
Box-folder   163/21
File #867: Nathan Burkan as executor vs. N.V. Kukenmeisters Internationale Maatschappij voor Sprekende Films, 1931-34
Box-folder   164/1
File #868: Consolidated Film Industries and UAC; Film Laboratory agreement and correspondence, 1931-41
Box-folder   164/2
File #869: Amusement Securities Company and UAC; distribution agreement for White Zombie, 1932-38
Box-folder   164/3
File #870: Music of American Artists, Inc. vs. Halperin Productions, 1932-33
Note: Warrant of attachment.
Box-folder   164/4
File #871: Robert Halperin vs. Amusement Securities et al.; correspondence, 1933
Note: Garnishment.
Box-folder   164/5
File #872: Infringement of White Zombie on the play Zombie; correspondence, 1932-33
Box-folder   164/6
File #873: People (Chuck Connors) vs. Wright; correspondence, 1933-34
Note: Alleged libel in The Bowery.
Box-folder   164/7
File #874: Stanley-Fabian Corporation and UAC; exhibition agreement, 1927-30
Box-folder   164/8
File #875: Epoch Producing Company and UAC; distribution agreement for Birth of a Nation, 1926
Box-folder   164/9
File #876: Park Theatres and UAC; correspondence on six- month clearance, 1931-32
Box-folder   164/10
File #877: Max Winkler and UAC; indemnity insurance negotiation correspondence, 1931
Box-folder   164/11
File #878: Murray Silverstone and UAC; power of attorney, 1928
Box-folder   164/12-13
File #879: Paramount Pictures Distributing Company vs. Harold Henneford et al., tax commissioners for the State of Washington; legal papers and correspondence, 1933-39
Note: Suit to prevent levying of Washington State Occupational Tax.
Box-folder   164/14-165/1
File #880: Joseph Schenck and UAC; agreements, 1923-32
Note: Includes agreements related to Reliance Pictures, Inc.
Box-folder   165/2-4
File #881: Joseph Schenck and UAC; correspondence, 1929-48
Box-folder   165/5-7
File #882: Joseph Schenck, Reliance Pictures, Edward Small, Harry Goetz, and UAC; correspondence and agreements, 1932-46
Note: Includes articles of incorporation, etc. of Reliance Pictures.
Box-folder   165/8-9
File #883: Reliance Pictures, Edward Small, Harry Goetz, and Box-beech Corporation; agreements and correspondence, 1934-36
Note: Also Reliance Pictures security agreements with the Bank of America.
Box-folder   166/1-5
File #884: Reliance Pictures; copyright and synopses for The Count of Monte Cristo, The Last of the Mohicans, Let 'em Have It, The Melody Lingers On, and Red Salute, 1934-36
Box-folder   166/6
File #885: Reliance Pictures and Edward Small; copyright and synopsis for Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round, 1934-35
Box-folder   166/7
File #886: Sociedade Commerciale e Constructora Ltda. and UAC; licensee agreement, 1925
Box-folder   166/8
File #887: Edward Delaney and UAC; correspondence, 1932-33
Note: UA withholds Delaney's salary because of a discrepancy in his accounts.
Box-folder   166/9
File #888: Tom Chakalis vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1928
Note: Exhibitor attempts to break contract.
Box-folder   166/10
File #889: UAC; powers of attorney for India, 1928-49
Box-folder   166/11
File #890: UAC; standard exhibition contract; misc. data on Railway Express Film Company, Inc., 1924-29
Box-folder   166/12
File #891: Buster Keaton Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1926-27
Box-folder   166/13
File #892: Federal Trade Commission and UAC; correspondence, 1927-28
Note: UAC is accused of “block booking.”
Box-folder   166/14
File #893: Alliance Film Corporation, Ltd, British and Dominions Film Corporation, Ltd. and UAC, 1926-32
Note: Ownership agreements and correspondence for Carnival.
Box-folder   166/15
File #894: Caroline Periello vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1938-42
Note: Exhibitor contests clearances.
Box-folder   166/16
File #895: Bradley vs. UAC and Walter Wanger Productions; legal papers and correspondence, 1938
Note: Bradley sues for libel in connection with I Met My Love.
Box-folder   166/17
File #896: Theatre Displays Company, et al. and UAC; correspondence, 1937-38
Note: Piracy of advertising materials by various companies.
Box-folder   166/18-167/1
File #897: MPPDA; anti-trust actions, 1936-38
Note: Correspondence on Government actions, individual cases, and misc.
Box-folder   167/2-7
File #901: MPPDA; Government anti-trust cases, 1941
Note: Correspondence including discussion of Board of Review Plan.
Box-folder   168/1
File #899: UA Theatre Circuit; Major Peter Thomas and London theatre; correspondence and misc., 1926-27
Box-folder   168/2
File #900: UA Theatre Circuit; correspondence on proposed new London theatre, 1930
Box-folder   168/3-4
File #902: David George vs. Caddo Company; correspondence on suit over copyright for the song “Wreck of the Old 97” used in Scarface, 1933-41
Note: Also dialogue continuity for Scarface.
Box-folder   168/5-7
File #903: Caddo Company and UAC; correspondence and agreement for Hell's Angels, 1927-42
Note: Includes material on Sky Devils.
Box-folder   168/8-169/3
File #904-905: The Caddo Company, Hughes Tool Company and UAC; correspondence and agreements for various films, 1927-39
Note: Includes Cock of the Air, Hell's Angels, Front Page, Scarface, Sky Devils, and Age for Love.
Box-folder   169/4-5
File #906: The Caddo Company and UAC; reductions, rebates, and adjustments, 1928-39
Box-folder   169/6
File #907: The Caddo Company and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Front Page, 1931-33
Box-folder   169/7
File #908: The Caddo Company and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Cock of the Air and Sky Devils, 1931-36
Box-folder   169/8-170/1
File #909: UAC vs. Amity Amusement Corporation and Midtown Theatres; correspondence, briefs, memoranda, clippings, 1944-47
Note: UA sues to force exhibitors to play The Outlaw despite censor boards' threats to prosecute them. Clippings from Milwaukee newspapers.
Box-folder   170/2-5
File #910: Charlotte Mays vs. Chemical Bank and Trust Company and vs. Servicio Aereo Colombiano; correspondence, legal papers, briefs, 1938-43
Note: Howard Hughes attempts to sell an airplane to a South American country and sues airline and bank for damages when the deal falls through.
Box-folder   170/6
File #911: Mary DePoe vs. Howard Hughes; correspondence mainly related to the liquidation of the Southern Surety Company, the insuring company for Hughes, 1933-37
Note: Correspondence.
Box-folder   170/7-9
File #912: Richard Barry vs. Howard Hughes et al.; plagiarism case on Hell's Angels; correspondence and legal papers, 1929-41
Note: Contains copy of original story “Somewhere in Mexico” by Robert Mears Mackay and release dialogue script for Hell's Angels
Box-folder   171/1-2
File #913: People of the State of New York vs. John Markle; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-48
Note: Tenants in adjoining buildings complain that the lights of the Broadway Theatre managed by Markle disturb their sleep.
Box-folder   171/3
File #914: Bennie F. Zeidman Productions, Ltd. and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Samarang, 1932-36
Box-folder   171/4
File #915: Zeidman Film Corporation and UAC; foreign distribution agreement for sixteen films, 1936
Box-folder   171/5-6
File #916: John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran, Inc. and UAC; agreement and correspondence for The Emperor Jones, 1933-42
Box-folder   171/7
File #917: John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran, Inc. vs. UAC, 1940
Note: Producers sue for various breaches of contract for The Emperor Jones.
Box-folder   171/8
File #918: UAC and State of Ohio; correspondence and documents relating to taxation and laws, 1928-35
Box-folder   171/9-11
File #919-921: UAC and Amkino Corporation; agreements for Russian distribution, 1928-42
Note: Includes American distribution agreement for the film The Rout of the Nazis.
Box-folder   171/12
File #923: L.A. Hummel vs. UAC; correspondence, 1928-29
Note: Former employee sues for back wages.
Box-folder   171/13
File #924: Miscellaneous collected checks; correspondence, 1932-38
Note: Attorney's fees.
Box-folder   171/14
File #925: Max Erenreich and Arturos Cairo claim; correspondence, 1928-33
Note: Argentine defalcation.
Box-folder   171/15
File #926: Addie Company, Inc. vs. UAC; correspondence, etc., 1936-37
Note: Breach of clearance suit.
Box-folder   171/16
File #927: Grossman Theatres, Inc. vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1934-35
Note: Exhibitor sues for non-delivery of allegedly contracted-for pictures.
Box-folder   172/1
File #928: Ira Simmons and UAC; agreement for the short subject, “Bazaar,” 1937
Box-folder   172/2
File #929: State of Alabama vs. Roy Emenhiser; manslaughter case in which O'Brien office was somehow involved; correspondence, 1936
Box-folder   172/3
File #930: George Garfield vs. Charter Film Productions, Ltd., et al.; correspondence, legal papers and settlement, 1940-45
Note: Garfield, administrator for the estate of Ernst Toller, sues for copyright violation of Toller's play “Pastor Hall” by the film of the same name.
Box-folder   172/4
File #931: UAC; loans for production; correspondence and opinions, 1932-33
Note: Opinions on the corporation's legal right to lend money to producers.
Box-folder   172/5
File #932: Joseph Auerbach, et al., vs. UAC, et al.; legal papers, 1941-43
Note: Attachment of property of Grand National Pictures.
Box-folder   172/6
File #933: Grand National Films (James Roosevelt) and UAC; correspondence, 1940-49
Note: Pastor Hall (w/copyright and synopsis) and Pot O' Gold
Box-folder   172/7
File #934: James Roosevelt and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Pastor Hall, and Pot O'Gold, 1940-46
Note: Includes synopsis, copyright for Pot O'Gold.
Box-folder   172/8
File #935: Auerbach Film Enterprises, Ltd. vs. UAC; legal papers, 1948-49
Note: Auerbach sues UA for money earned by films bought by Auerbach from Grand National Pictures.
Box-folder   172/9
File #936: Dallas Exchange: Doak Roberts matter; correspondence, 1932-35
Note: Concerning irregularities in exchange manager Roberts' bookkeeping.
Box-folder   173/1-175/11
File #937-939: USA vs. Balaban and Katz, et al.; correspondence, briefs, legal papers, transcripts of testimony, and misc., 1938-41
Note: Anti-trust action.
-Record, legal papers
-Correspondence, misc.
-Transcripts before Special Master, 5/17/39- 6/28/39
-Transcripts before Special Master, 6/29/39-1941
Box-folder   176/1
File #940: Caroline Nabuco vs. UA of Brazil, etc.; correspondence
Note: Brazilian author claims Daphne Du Maurier's novel, Rebecca and the film by the same name were copied from her original novel. See also Box 178, 179.
Box-folder   176/2
File #941: David O. Selznick; copyright for newspaper story, “Bill's Ship Got Sailing Orders...” by Helen Worden, 1941
Box-folder   176/3
File #942: David O. Selznick Productions and British and Dominions Film Corporation; agreements for title to Brewster's Millions, 1920-42
Box-folder   176/4
File #943: David O. Selznick and John P. Marquand; agreement for So Little Time, 1943
Box-folder   176/5-8
File #944: David O. Selznick Productions, Selznick International Pictures, and UAC; correspondence, 1935-41
Box-folder   176/9-177/2
File #945: David O. Selznick Productions, Selznick International Pictures, and UAC; correspondence. Vanguard Films, Inc. and UAC; correspondence., 1942-43
Box-folder   177/3
File #946: Beckham, et al., vs. UAC; in re: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; correspondence, 1938
Note: Composer complains that his music was used in the film.
Box-folder   177/4
File #947: Daniel O'Shea and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Contraband (Blackout), 1940-42
Box-folder   177/5
File #948: Astra Pictures, Inc. vs. David O. Selznick, Daniel O'Shea, et al.; correspondence and record, 1943-45
Note: Astra sues over non-fulfillment of a verbally agreed upon distribution contract. See also Box 178/folder 1 for correspondence.
Box-folder   177/6
File #949: Rose Franken (Meloney) and David O. Selznick Productions; agreements for literary rights to Claudia, 1940-43
Box-folder   177/7
File #950: Selznick, et al. and Transatlantic Pictures, Inc.; agreement for re-issue distribution of Selznick films, 1943-44
Box-folder   177/8
File #951: David O. Selznick Productions, Adventure Films, Inc. and UAC; agreements for Kukan-Battle Cry of China, 1942-46
Note: Includes synopsis.
Box-folder   177/9
File #952: Vanguard Films, Inc., David O. Selznick; literary and musical rights agreements and correspondence for Since You Went Away, 1944-45
Box-folder   178/1
File #953: David O. Selznick, et al. and Astra Pictures, Inc.; re-issue deal correspondence, 1943-44
Note: See also Box 177/folder 5 for lawsuit.
Box-folder   178/2-179/3
File #954-955: Edwina MacDonald vs. Daphne DuMaurier, et al.; correspondence, record, opinions, cutting continuity for Rebecca, 1941-50
Note: MacDonald sues for damages from alleged plagiarism. See also box 176/folder 1.
Box-folder   179/4-5
File #956: Copyright for Selznick pictures, 1936-47
Note: Includes The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Blackout*, Dead Is the Doornail, Duel in the Sun*, The Garden Allah, I'll Be Seeing You*, Intermezzo*, Made for Each Other*, Nothing Sacred, The Perils of Pauline, The Prisoner of Zenda, Rebecca*, Since You Went Away*, Spellbound, A Star Is Born, The Young in Heart (* indicates synopsis).
Box-folder   179/6
File #957: Selznick International Pictures and Vivian Leigh; agreements, 1939-42
Note: Includes contract for Gone With the Wind.
Box-folder   179/7
File #958: Vanguard Films vs. UAC, 1946-47
Note: For breach of contract.
Box-folder   179/8
File #959: Vanguard Films vs. Charles Chaplin, Mary Pickford, et al., 1946-47
Note: For inducing breach of contract.
Box-folder   179/9
File #960: David-O. Selznick Productions and Louise Hovic (a/k/a/ Gypsy Rose Lee); agreements for G-String Murders, 1941-42
Note: Release title: Lady of Burlesque.
Box-folder   180/1-5
File #961: David O. Selznick Productions/Vanguard Films; contracts with players: drafts, examples and correspondence, 1942-46
Joan Roberts contract, 1944
Al Shean contract for Portrait of Jennie, 1947
Box-folder   180/6
File #962: Victor Saville Productions and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1936-46
Note: Includes Dark Journey, Storm in a Teacup copyrights and synopses.
Box-folder   180/7
File #963: London Film Productions, Victor Saville Productions, and UAC; correspondence on Action for Slander, South Riding, 1937-39
Note: Including synopsis of Action for Slander.
Box-folder   180/8
File #964: Federal Trade Commission vs. UAC and Edward Small Productions; correspondence on alleged false advertising of The Man in the Iron Mask, 1940-42
Note: Including pressbook, dialogue continuity and cutting continuity.
Box-folder   180/9-10
File #965: Kit Carson libel suit; heirs of John C. Fremont sue over alleged libelous aspects of Fremont's portrayal in the film, 1939-41
Note: Includes estimating script, dialogue continuity and picture continuity.
Box-folder   181/1-3
File #966: Jacob J. Milstein vs. Edward Small Productions; correspondence, record, depositions, etc., 1939-43
Note: Milstein, Small's New York representative, sues for his share of profits from picture sales.
Box-folder   181/4
File #967: Tonia Cabot vs. Edward Small Productions; correspondence, 1941-42
Note: Cabot claims International Lady infringes on her play “Cuban Heels.”
Box-folder   181/5
File #968: Shubert Theatrical Company vs. Edward Small Productions; correspondence on rights to Up in Mabel's Room, 1944
Note: Shuberts claim they own a 25% interest in the literary property.
Box-folder   181/6
File #969: Betty Crosney (for estate of Sam Bernard) vs. Edward Small Productions, 1943
Note: Suit over rights to Friendly Enemies.
Box-folder   181/7-8
File #970: Edward Small Productions; copyrights and correspondence, 1939-46
Note: Includes Abroad with Two Yanks*, Brewster's Millions, The Corsican Brothers, The Duke of West Point, Friendly Enemies*, A Gentleman After Dark*, Getting Gertie's Garter, International Lady*, King of the Turf, Kit Carson*, The Man in the Iron Mask, Miss Annie Rooney*, Mr. V*, My Son, My Son*, The Son of Monte Cristo*, South of Pago-Pago*, Twin Beds, Up in Mabel's Room.
Box-folder   181/9
File #971: Jewel Productions vs. UAC; legal papers, 1941
Note: For illegal conversion and breach of contract.
Box-folder   181/10
File #972: Jewel Productions and UAC; foreign distribution agreement for Forgotten Men, 1935
Box-folder   181/11
File #973: Tower Films, Viking Productions, King Vidor, and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Our Daily Bread, 1934-36
Note: Includes synopsis.
Box-folder   182/1
File #974: Pioneer Productions (John Hay Witney-Merriam Cooper) and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1935-40
Box-folder   182/2
File #975: R.B. Evens vs. UAC; correspondence, 1941-42
Note: Exhibitor sues for rebate promised him by UA's salesman.
Box-folder   182/3-10
File #976-977: MPPDA Committee on Title Registration, 1935-43
-General correspondence, 1935-43
-Eternal Love and Eternal Lover correspondence, 1936-37
- Shanghai Gesture, Kate and Lil, 1941
-Misc. legal papers, 1936-43
-Minutes, 1936-43
Box-folder   183/1
File #978: Serge Adelheim vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1940
Note: Adelheim sues for damages occasioned by the use of his song, “Molchi, Grust, Molchi” in the film We Live Again.
Box-folder   183/2-5
File #979: Aetna Amusement Enterprises vs. Maine and New Hampshire Theatres Company, et al.; record, briefs, transcripts, 1938-44
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   183/6
File #980: Commonwealth Amusement Enterprises vs. Colonial Theatres Company, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1935-45
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   183/7-8
File #981: John Colton vs. Arnold Productions, Inc., et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1942-43
Note: Colton claims plagiarism of the treatments he wrote for Shanghai Gesture; includes treatments by John Colton and a dialogue continuity.
Box-folder   184/1-7
File #982-983: William S. Hart, Mary Hart, The William S. Hart Company vs. UAC; memo of agreement, court papers, and correspondence, 1925-50
Note: Hart claims UA failed to live up to the distribution agreement for Tumbleweeds; also Hart, et al. vs. UAC and Schenck; a parallel lawsuit.
Box-folder   184/8
File #984: Skouras Theatres Corporation vs. UAC; legal papers, 1943
Note: Suit over clearances.
Box-folder   184/9
File #985: European Film Distributors, Ltd. and UAC; agreement for foreign distribution of The Wife of General Ling, 1937
Box-folder   184/10-185/2
File #986: Ardmore Amusement, Inc. vs. UAC; correspondence, record, legal papers, transcript
Note: Suit for breach of contract.
-Correspondence
-Record, etc., 1939-43
Box-folder   185/3-4
File #987: Lewis Pepperman vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1941-44
Note: Pepperman, a UA employee, was interned in Japan, and sues UA for damages.
Box-folder   185/5
File #988: Harold Hurley and UAC; agreement for four pictures, 1941-42
Note: Includes The Ox Bow Incident.
Box-folder   185/6
File #989: Vandorfilm, S.A.R.L. and UAC, Ltd.; agreement for foreign distribution of Don Quixote, 1938
Box-folder   185/7-186/2
File #990: Hays Organization and UAC; wage stabilization, anti-inflation; correspondence and misc., 1942-43
Note: Wartime payroll freeze matters, NLRB.
Box-folder   186/3
File #991: Technisound, Inc. vs. Franchise Division, Inc., Bud Fox Enterprises and UAC; legal papers, 1940-41
Note: Technisound sues for damages when the film, The Thief of Baghdad is not released in conjunction with its radio show.
Box-folder   186/4
File #992: Bud Fox Enterprises and UAC; agreements and correspondence for the exploitation of films, 1939-45
Note: Jungle Book, The Thief of Baghdad, The Westerner.
Box-folder   186/5
File #993: Mayfair Productions and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Skippy cartoons, 1936-45
Box-folder   186/6-187
File #994-995: Senate Investigating Committee on alleged propaganda; correspondence, questionnaires on films, pressbooks, transcript of hearings, 1941
-Correspondence, misc. correspondence, questionnaires on films, pressbooks for Blackout, Foreign Correspondent, Great Dictator, Pastor Hall, So Ends the Night, That Hamilton Woman
-Transcript of hearings, September 9-24, 1941
Box-folder   188/1
File #996: Richard Rowland and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1939-44
Box-folder   188/2
File #997: Richard Rowland Productions; plagiarism complaint by Quirico Michelena Llaguno over Cheers for Miss Bishop; correspondence, etc., 1941-42
Box-folder   188/3-6
File #998: May Davies Martenet vs. UAC; suit over rights to the title Voice in the Wind; correspondence, legal papers, exhibits, copyright, 1944-49
Note: Includes synopsis and other correspondence on Voice in the Crowd.
Box-folder   188/7
File #999: Richard Rowland Productions; copyright for Cheers for Miss Bishop, 1941
Box-folder   188/8
File #1000-1002: J.H. Hoffberg and UAC; distribution agreements for Mexico, Philippine Islands, 1930-34
Box-folder   188/9
File #1003: J.H. Hoffberg and Company and UAC; foreign distribution agreements for The Man From Hell, and Without Honor, 1935
Box-folder   188/10
File #1004: J.H. Hoffberg and UAC; Far Eastern distribution agreement, 1937
Box-folder   188/11
File #1005: Paramount Pictures, et al., vs. William Langer, et al.; correspondence, 1938
Note: Paramount asks UA for information for the preparation of its case.
Box-folder   188/12-189/2
File #1006: Lester Cowan and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Tomorrow the World, 1943-51
Box-folder   189/3
File #1007: Lester Cowan Productions; copyright for G.I. Joe and Tomorrow the World, 1945-46
Box-folder   189/4
File #1008: Super-Serial Productions and UAC; agreement for The Lost City, 1935
Box-folder   189/5
File #1009: Guaranteed Pictures Company and UAC; foreign distribution agreements for westerns, 1935-36
Box-folder   189/6
File #1010: Carib Development Corporation and UAC; foreign distribution agreement, 1934
Box-folder   189/7
File #1011: Unemployment compensation cases, 1934
Box-folder   189/8
File #1012: Denis-Roosevelt Productions and UAC; agreement for Outpost Unknown, 1944
Box-folder   189/9
File #1013: Robert Freund (d/b/a The Twin Editions) vs. UAC; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-48
Note: Copyright infringement suit over a portrait used in Mr. Ace.
Box-folder   189/10-11
File #1014: Burgess Meredith vs. Miracle Productions; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-50
Note: Suit over alleged non-payment of actor's salary for A Miracle Can Happen.
Box-folder   189/12-14
File #1016: Hal Roach Studios; copyrights and synopses, 1939-48
Note: Includes: Bout Face, All-American Co-Ed, Broadway Limited, Brooklyn Orchid*, Calaboose, Captain Caution, A Chump at Oxford, Comedy Carnival, The Devil With Hitler*, Dudes Are Pretty People*, Fall In*, Fiesta, Flying With Music*, Hay Foot*, Here Comes Trouble (Laff Time), The Housekeeper's Daughter, The McGuerins of Brooklyn*, Miss Polly, Nazi Nuisance*, Niagara Falls, Of Mice and Men*, One Million B.C., Prairie Chickens*, Road Show*, Saps at Sea, Tanks a Million, Taxi, Mister*, Topper Takes a Trip*, Topper Returns*, Turnabout, There Goes My Heart*, Water Gypsies*, Who Killed Doc Robin, Yanks Ahoy, Zenobia* (* means no synopsis).
Box-folder   190/1
File #1017: Jacob Milstein, Hal Roach Studios and UAC; foreign distribution agreement, 1942
Box-folder   190/2
File #1018: Mutual Productions and UAC; agreement for Pardon My Past, 1945
Box-folder   190/3
File #1019: Salkay Corporation and UAC; agreement for six pictures, 1943
Box-folder   190/4-6
File #1020: Hal Roach Studios and UAC; correspondence and agreements, 1938-49
Box-folder   190/7
File #1021: Indianapolis Labor dispute; correspondence and misc., 1942
Box-folder   190/8
File #1022: American Federation of Labor and UAC; St. Louis dispute; correspondence and proceedings, 1942
Box-folder   190/9
File #1023: Simplex Company, et al. vs. UAC, et al.; legal papers, 1946-47
Note: Suit over alleged breach of contract.
Box-folder   190/10
File #1024: Angelus Pictures, Inc.; copyright correspondence for Summer Storm, 1944
Box-folder   190/11
File #1025-26: Angelus Pictures and UAC; correspondence and agreement for Summer Storm, 1944-51
Box-folder   191/1
File #1027: Jesse Lasky and UAC; agreements for Sergeant York, 1942
Box-folder   191/2
File #1028: Henry Hobart and UAC; agreements and correspondence for Dearest Enemy, 1942
Note: Includes typescript of “Grandmother Hortense and the Spotted Cow” by I.A.R. Wylie.
Box-folder   191/3
File #1029: Sam Wood and UAC; agreement, 1941
Box-folder   191/4
File #1030-31: Master Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreement, correspondence and copyright for Three's a Family, 1943-46
Box-folder   191/5
File #1032: Lowell Calvert and Hunt Stromberg Productions; employment agreements and correspondence, 1942-47
Note: Calvert was Stromberg's New York representative.
Box-folder   191/6
File #1033: Hunt Stromberg Productions; correspondence and agreements for G-String Murders, 1942-48
Note: Picture released as Lady of Burlesque.
Box-folder   191/7
File #1034: Hunt Stromberg Productions, Margaret Barnes, Edward Sheldon; correspondence on rights to Dishonored Lady, 1942
Box-folder   191/8
File #1035: Hunt Stromberg Productions; screen test contracts, 1942-44
Box-folder   191/9
File #1036: Hunt Stromberg Productions; copyright for Lady of Burlesque, 1943
Box-folder   191/10
File #1037: Jerome Kurtz estate vs. Hunt Stromberg Jr., et al.; correspondence, 1945-47
Note: Suit over rights to The Red Mill.
Box-folder   191/11
File #1038: The Red Mill Company and Michael O'Shea; agreements, 1945
Note: For loan of O'Shea's services as actor.
Box-folder   191/12-192/5
File #1039-40: Hunt Stromberg Productions and UAC; correspondence and agreements
Note: Most agreements relate to bank loans.
-Correspondence
-Agreements, 1942-49
Box-folder   192/6
File #1041: United Artists Players Company; agreement with UAC, 1942
Note: Mary Pickford.
Box-folder   192/7
File #1042: Norma Nelson vs. UAC; correspondence, 1949
Note: Over unauthorized use of Nelson's photograph.
Box-folder   192/8-193/1
File #1043: Hunt Stromberg Productions vs. RKO Radio Pictures
Note: Title conflict over Guest in the House; correspondence, agreements, clippings, copyright, synopsis.
-Correspondence and agreements
-Agreements, clippings, etc., 1943-45
Box-folder   193/2-3
File #1044: Mary Pickford and UAC; agreements, 1916-30
Note: Includes drafts of original (February, 1919) agreement.
Box-folder   193/4-6
File #1045: Mary Pickford and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1936-47
Box-folder   193/7
File #1046: UAC vs. Robb and Rowley United, Inc.; correspondence, 1946-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud cases.
Box-folder   193/8
File #1047: UAC vs. Michael Manos, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-47
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/9
File #1048: UAC vs. David Victor; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-50
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/10
File #1049: UAC vs. Mrs. George Moody, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-51
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/11
File #1050: UAC vs. William Finkel et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1944-46
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/12
File #1051: UAC vs. Castle Amusement Corporation, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/13
File #1052: UAC vs. Peter Wellman; correspondence, 1946-47
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   193/14
File #1053: UAC vs. Interstate Theatres (A.G. Constant); correspondence, 1946-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/1
File #1054: UAC vs. James Scoville, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-47
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/2
File #1055: UAC vs. Ellsworth Staup, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/3
File #1056: UAC vs. Louis Tunick; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-47
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/4
File #1057: UAC vs. John Long; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/5
File #1058: UAC vs. Gonzalo Bezanilla; correspondence and legal papers, 1944-48
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/6
File #1059: UAC vs. Michael Daly; correspondence and legal papers, 1945-49
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/7
File #1060: UAC vs. Ralph Snider, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1944-50
Note: Exhibitor fraud claim.
Box-folder   194/8
File #1061: Donald Holbrook vs. Ralph Snider, et al.; legal papers, 1948-49
Note: Anti-trust action.
Box-folder   194/9-10
File #1062: UAC, et al. vs. E.E. Alger, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-49
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   194/11
File #1063: UAC vs. Fred Anderson, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1946-50
Note: Exhibitor fraud case.
Box-folder   195/1
File #1064: Fortunio Bona Nova and UAC; agreement and correspondence for La Immaculada, 1938-46
Box-folder   195/2-3
File #1066: UAC vs. Cagney Productions, et al.; correspondence and legal papers, 1947-48
Note: UA sues over failure to deliver The Time of Your Life.
Box-folder   195/4
File #1067: John M. Stahl Productions and UAC; agreement for three pictures, 1941
Box-folder   195/5
File #1068: Ross Federal Service and UAC; agreements, correspondence, samples of checkers' reports, 1931-45
Note: Ross specialized in making attendance counts at theatres.
Box-folder   195/6-7
File #1069: Ealing Studios, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence and agreements, 1941-48
Box-folder   195/8
File #1070: Ealing Studios, Ltd.; copyright, synopses and correspondence for various pictures, 1941-43
Note: Includes: The Bells Go Down*, The Big Blockade, Black Sheep, Foreman Went to France, The Goose Steps Out*, Nine Men, Ships with Wings, Three Cock-Eyed Sailors, Turned Out Nice Again, Went the Day Well (* indicates no synopsis).
Box-folder   195/9
File #1071: Max Fogel vs. UAC; settlement papers, 1948
Note: Dealing with the Webster Theatre anti-trust case.
Box-folder   195/10
File #1072: Irvin Shapiro and UAC; foreign distribution agreement, 1944
Box-folder   195/11
File #1073: Gracie Fields and UAC; agreement, 1942
Box-folder   195/12
File #1074: Henry Mann and UAC; foreign distribution agreement for Ume Femme Disparait, 1943-44
Box-folder   195/13
File #1075: D'Arrast Soriano Films, Ltd. and UAC; distribution agreement, 1934
Box-folder   195/14
File #1076: Atlas Film Exchange, Inc. and UAC; agreement for distribution of travelogues, 1940
Box-folder   195/15
File #1077: Iowa. Correspondence of UAC, 1932
Box-folder   195/16
File #1078: Patrician Pictures, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence and agreement for Silver Lining, 1932-38
Box-folder   196/1
File #1079: Latin American Productions and UAC; correspondence and agreement, 1940-42
Box-folder   196/2
File #1080: Film Checking Bureau; bylaws, articles of association, etc., 1944
Note: Corporation formed by motion picture companies to check exhibitors' sales.
Box-folder   196/3-6
File #1081: Romaine Film Corporation and UAC; agreements, correspondence and legal papers for Romaine vs. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1941-49
Box-folder   196/7
File #1082: Emanuel Lackow vs. ASCAP et al.; correspondence, legal papers, sheet music, 1947-49
Note: Lackow claims his composition “Silver Caravans” was used in Spellbound.
Box-folder   196/8
File #1083: Georgia anti-block-booking bill; correspondence, 1941
Box-folder   196/9
File #1084: Loew's, Inc., et al. vs. Harold Stassen (Governor of Minnesota) et al.; legal papers and correspondence, 1941
Note: On anti-block-booking bill.
Box-folder   196/10-197/9
File #1085-1087 1092: Minnesota anti-block-booking cases; correspondence, legal papers, briefs, etc., 1941-43
-Correspondence
-General legal papers
-UAC vs. James Lynch (County Attorney, County of Ramsey)
-Vitagraph vs. Lynch (County Attorney, County of Ramsey)
-20th Century vs. County Attorney, County of Ramsey
-Loew's, Inc. vs. County Attorney, County of Ramsey
Box-folder   198/1
File #1089: Michigan anti-block-booking bill; correspondence, 1941
Box-folder   198/2
File #1090: Benjamin Glazer and UAC; agreement for Paris Calling, 1941
Box-folder   198/3
File #1091: California Pictures Corporation and UAC; correspondence and agreements for Mad Wednesday and Vendetta, 1944-51
Box-folder   198/4
File #1093: The World Today, Inc., John Grierson and UAC; short subject agreements, 1946
Box-folder   198/5
File #1094: Harold Auten and UAC; short subject purchase agreement, 1936
Box-folder   198/6
File #1095: UAC vs. David Lowe; correspondence and legal papers, 1948-49
Note: Dispute over payment for theatre lease.
Box-folder   198/7-8
File #1096-1097: UAC vs. Screen Office and Professional Employees Guild; correspondence and legal papers, 1948
Note: UA seeks to enjoin SOPEG from picketing theatres. SOPEG officials refuse to sign loyalty oath; includes Picto Corporation vs. SOPEG; also includes complaint from Screen Writers' Guild vs. MPA.
Box-folder   198/9
File #1098: Federal Films, Inc. and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1946-49
Note: Includes Babes in Toyland and Carnegie Hall.
Box-folder   198/10
File #1099: Wolfson Meyer Theatre Enterprises and UAC; correspondence, 1937-39
Note: Also exhibition agreements of Herman Cohn, 1937-40.
Box-folder   198/11
File #1100: Master Art Productions and UAC; foreign distribution agreement, 1933-34
Box-folder   198/12
File #1101: Andre de la Varre, Paul Devlin and UAC; short subject agreement, 1938
Box-folder   198/13
File #1102: Russell Spaulding and UAC; short subject agreement, 1937
Box-folder   198/14-16
File #1103-1104: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and UAC; correspondence, negotiations and agreements, 1937-42
Note: Also Columbia Pictures Corporation, et al. vs. George Brown, et al.; distributors sue IATSE officers.
Box-folder   199/1-2
File #1105: Illinois-United Artists Theatre Company; correspondence and minutes, 1928-46
Note: Subsidiary of UAC.
Box-folder   199/3-5
File #1106-1107: Plastic Cartoons, Morey and Sutherland Productions and UAC; agreements for short subjects, 1941-48
Note: Includes correspondence and copyright on the cartoon The Crosseyed Bull.
Box-folder   199/6-8
File #1108-1109: Samuel Bronston and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1942-47
Note: Includes Life of Jack London and Ten Little Indians.
Box-folder   199/9-10
File #1110: UA Chicago and Detroit Theatres; five year management contract with MGM; correspondence and agreements, 1933-41
Box-folder   199/11
File #1111: British Colonial Film Exchange and UAC; agreement and correspondence, 1935
Box-folder   200/1
File #1112: Manhattan Productions, Inc.; copyright for It's in the Bag, 1945
Box-folder   200/2-3
File #1113: Constance Bennett and UAC; correspondence and agreements for Paris Underground, 1944-49
Box-folder   200/4
File #1114: Motion Picture Association; correspondence on blocked funds, 1947
Box-folder   200/5
File #1115: Beno Slesin estate; correspondence, 1947-49
Note: Relating to the death of employee Slesin in an airplane crash.
Box-folder   200/6
File #1116: Springer and Cocalis Circuit and UAC; correspondence, 1933-36
Box-folder   200/7
File #1117: University Film Productions and UAC; foreign distribution agreements for No Greater Sin, 1941-48
Box-folder   200/8
File #1118: Regal Distributing Company and UAC; foreign distribution agreements and correspondence, 1935-38
Box-folder   200/9
File #1119: International Opera Films, Inc. and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Il Trovatore, 1948
Box-folder   200/10
File #1120: Eddie Cantor and UAC; agreement, 1941
Box-folder   200/11
File #1121,1130: UAC; Standard Form Contracts; correspondence and contracts, 1922-25
Note: On standard forms for contracts with exhibitors.
Box-folder   200/12-14
File #1122: Mary Pickford and UAC; financial statements, 1924-Mar. 1926
Box-folder   201/1
File #1123: Ifa-Film-Verleih-G.M.B.H. and UAC; history of UA's purchase, 1925
Box-folder   201/2
File #1125: Canadian copyright correspondence, 1922
Box-folder   201/3-4
File #1127: Rudolph Valentino, Ritz-Carlton Pictures, Joseph Schenck; agreements and correspondence, 1923-37
Box-folder   201/5
File #1128: UAC; Plan for Employees' Benefits; correspondence, 1923
Box-folder   201/6
File #1129: Frances Birkhead; synopsis for proposed film based on Governor Lee Russell of Mississippi, 1920-22
Box-folder   201/7
File #1131: William G. McAdoo; resignation as UAC President; correspondence, 1920
Box-folder   201/8
File #1132: UAC; foreign negotiations; correspondence, 1919-21
Box-folder   201/9
File #1133: George A. Woods and UAC; negotiations for Boston Theatre, 1921-22
Box-folder   201/10
File #1134: Mary Pickford and Allied Artists Corporation; license and telegrams, 1921-23
Box-folder   201/11
File #1135: Norma C. Talmadge; correspondence, 1920
Note: Joseph Schenck decides to continue giving Talmadge pictures to First National rather than to UA.
Box-folder   201/12
File #1136: Theatre Owners' Association and UAC; correspondence, 1920
Note: Owners dispute UA's 100% deposit policy.
Box-folder   201/13
File #1137: Hiram Abrams and UAC; employment agreements and correspondence, 1919-29
Box-folder   201/14-202/6
File #1138-1141: Samuel Goldwyn and UAC; agreements and correspondence
-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation; correspondence and agreements, 1922-23
-Goldwyn agreements, 1925-47
-Goldwyn agreements, 1936-38
-Goldwyn agreements, 1941-47
-Correspondence, 1926-47
-Bank of America correspondence, 1936
-Correspondence, 1935-47
-William Heineman employment agreement, 1943
Box-folder   202/7
File #1128: Prager and Fenton (Auditors) and UAC; balance statements as of December 31, 1919
Box-folder   202/8-204/1
File #1142-43, 1146: Clara Dellar suits. Dellar, et al., vs. Samuel Goldwyn, Inc., et al., 1935-46
Note: Various suits in which Dellar, Mort Eisman and Robert Louis Shayon seek damages for the alleged copyright infringement of their play, “Oh Shah!” by Goldwyn's Roman Scandals.
-Correspondence, 1935-46
-Misc. legal papers, 1938-46
-Legal papers, 1935-40
-Legal papers, 1941-42
-Scripts: Roman Scandals and “Oh Shah!”
-Printed briefs, transcripts
-Briefs, petitions, transcripts
Physical Description: (8 vol.) 
-Transcript
Box-folder   204/2
File #1144: Samuel Goldwyn and 20th Century-Fox; title dispute: Navy Born/Navy Wife; correspondence, 1935
Box-folder   204/3
File #1145: Samuel Goldwyn, Inc., Radio City Music Hall and UAC; correspondence, 1939
Note: UA claims that Music Hall breaks their contract by refusing to play Wuthering Heights.
Box-folder   204/4-5
File #1147: Blanche Lloyd vs. Samuel Goldwyn, Inc., et al.; correspondence, legal papers, clippings, pressbook for Goldwyn Follies, 1938
Note: Lloyd sues over the use of her stage name “Zorine.”
Box-folder   204/4-205/4
File #1148-1149: Samuel Goldwyn vs. UAC, 1933-40
Note: Goldwyn sues over alleged breaches of contract and asks that his exclusive contract be cancelled; in effect, Goldwyn sues for control of the corporation. See Box 205-206 for parallel case.
-Basic agreement, 1933
-Correspondence , 1939-41
-Legal papers, 1937-March 1940
-Legal papers, April-Sept, 1940, undated
Box-folder   205/5-6
File #1150: Samuel Goldwyn Productions; copyright, correspondence and synopses for various pictures, 1935-40
Note: Contains: The Adventures of Marco Polo, Barbary Coast, Beloved Enemy*, Come and Get It, The Cowboy and the Lady*, The Dark Angel, Dead End*, Dodsworth, The Goldwyn Follies*, Hurricane*, Raffles*, The Real Glory*, Splendor*, Stella Dallas*, Strike Me Pink, These Three, They Shall Have Music, The Wedding Night, The Westerner, Woman Chases Man*, and Wuthering Heights* (* indicates no synopsis).
Box-folder   205/7-206/4
File #1151-54: Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. vs. UAC, London Film Productions, Ltd. and Alexander Korda (parallel case to Goldwyn vs. UAC), 1938-41
-Correspondence, 1940-42
-Legal papers, 1938-41
-Memoranda, briefs
-Record of settlement, 1941
-Complaints, exhibits
Physical Description: (3 vols.) 
Box-folder   206/5
File #1156: Alliance Film Corporation, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence and agreement for The Carnival, 1921-22
Box-folder   207/1
File #1157-58: Alla Nazimova and UAC; correspondence and agreement for The Carnival, 1919-36
Box-folder   207/2-3
File #1159-60: Mary Pickford; financial statements, 1922-23
Note: Transmittal letters of monies owed Pickford.
Box-folder   207/4-6
File #1161,1164: Charles Chaplin and UAC; correspondence, 1921-48
Box-folder   207/7-208/2
File #1163: Charles Chaplin and UAC; agreements, 1919-45
Note: Corporate agreements (including the original February, 1919 agreement) and distribution agreements.
Box-folder   208/3
File #1162: Charles Chaplin and Allied Artists Corporation, Ltd.; agreements for British distribution of Chaplin films, 1921-29
Box-folder   208/4
File #1165: Charles Chaplin and UAC; correspondence and synopsis for The Circus, 1927-29
Box-folder   208/5
File #1172: Charles Chaplin and City Lights; correspondence and reports on the efficiency of UA's European distribution, 1931
Note: Includes Price Waterhouse investigation reports.
Box-folder   208/6
File #1171: Charles Chaplin and City Lights; roadshow controversy, 1931-32
Note: Roadshow engagements net UA a different profit than do regular showings.
Box-folder   208/7
File #1176: City Lights; license agreement for South America, 1931
Box-folder   208/8-9
File #1166,1167-77: City Lights; misc. correspondence and disputes, 1931-33
Box-folder   208/10
File #1174: Charles Chaplin and Jean Sarment; correspondence, 1931
Note: Over similarities between City Lights and Les Plus Beaux Yeux du Monde.
Box-folder   208/11
File #1178: May Shepherd vs. Charles Chaplin, 1931
Note: A secretary sues Chaplin for her wages.
Box-folder   208/12-14
File #1179: Films Sonores Tobis vs. Charles Chaplin, et al.; correspondence, bill of particulars, legal papers, 1937-49
Note: Suit charging that Modern Times plagiarized Rene Clair's A Nous La Liberte.
Box-folder   209/1-2
File #1180: Charles Chaplin; additional tax assessment for 1935; correspondence, briefs, documents, 1940-48
Note: Includes detailed history of Chaplin's UAC stock holdings.
Box-folder   209/3
File #1181: Charles De Haven vs. Charles Chaplin, et al.; correspondence, etc., 1940-44
Note: Alleged plagiarism by The Great Dictator.
Box-folder   209/4-6
File #1182: Charles Chaplin vs. David O. Selznick, David O. Selznick Productions, Vanguard Films, 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation and UAC; correspondence, legal papers, misc., 1943-47
Note: Stockholder Chaplin charges that Selznick and the various Selznick corporations diverted money from UAC for their own profits with the connivance of the UAC directors.
Box-folder   209/7
File #1184: Charles Chaplin and UAC; copyright and correspondence for Modern Times, 1936-38
Note: Also includes a foreign distribution agreement.
Box-folder   209/8
File #1185: D.W. Griffith and UAC; correspondence on Way Down East, 1920-24
Box-folder   209/9
File #1186: D.W. Griffith and UAC; agreement and correspondence for Dream Street, 1921
Box-folder   209/10
File #1187: Norris Wilcox and UAC; agreement for South American distribution of D.W. Griffith films, 1922
Box-folder   209/11-12
File #1188: Douglas Fairbanks and UAC; weekly financial statements and correspondence, 1922-1923
Box-folder   209/13-14
File #1189: Mary Pickford and UAC; weekly financial statements and correspondence, Dec 1922-1923
Note: Contains extensive Pickford correspondence on the corporation and on the motion picture industry.
Box-folder   210/1
File #1190: Allied Artists and UAC; agreement for British distribution of D.W. Griffith films, 1921
Box-folder   210/2
File #1191: Norris Wilcox and UAC; agreement for South American distribution of Douglas Fairbanks films, 1922-24
Box-folder   210/3
File #1192: Les Artistes Associes and UAC; agreement for European distribution of Douglas Fairbanks films, 1922-25
Box-folder   210/4
File #1193: Douglas Fairbanks and UAC; agreements and correspondence, 1919-26
Box-folder   210/5-6
File #1194: Douglas Fairbanks and UAC; correspondence and agreements for Romance, 1919-29
Box-folder   210/7-9
File #1195: D.W. Griffith and UAC; correspondence on stockholdings, and agreements and correspondence on Orphans of the Storm, 1916-29
-Orphans correspondence, 1920-29
-Orphans stolen print correspondence; includes Intolerance copyright, and Sally of the Sawdust contract
-Correspondence on Griffith's stock and financial affairs, 1921-29
Box-folder   210/10-11
File #1196: D.W. Griffith and UAC; agreements, 1919-28
Note: Distribution contracts.
Box-folder   210/12
File #1197: Allied Artists Corporation, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence, 1920-23
Note: Extensive material on the early years of this UAC subsidiary.
Box-folder   211/1-2
File #1198: UA South America, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence, 1921-23
Note: Correspondence on the early years of this subsidiary.
Box-folder   211/3-6
File #1199: Morris Greenhill and UAC; correspondence and agreements, 1919-22, 1935-36
Note: Agreements for distribution in England; somehow involved in the founding of UA Corporation, Ltd.
Box-folder   211/7
File #1201: Leon Rosenblatt vs. UAC; correspondence, 1920-21
Note: Exhibitor sues for damages over a defective print.
Box-folder   211/8
File #1202: International Theatre Construction Company; correspondence and prospectus, 1921
Note: A corporation to rent theatres in France.
Box-folder   211/9-14
File #1203,1212,1213: Allied Producers and Distributers Corporation; correspondence, by-laws, certificate of incorporation, and misc., 1922-24
Note: This was a subsidiary of UAC organized to distribute the films of producers other than UA's owners.
Box-folder   212/1
File #1204: Lester Meigne Peter Kyne and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement for Peter Kyne pictures, 1922
Box-folder   212/2
File #1205: Graham-Wilcox Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreements for Paddy the Next Best Thing and A Woman's Secret, 1923
Box-folder   212/3
File #1206: Frank Hurley's Pearls and Savages, Ltd. and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement for The Lost Tribe, 1923
Note: Never signed.
Box-folder   212/4
File #1207: Little Theatre Films and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement for Mortal Clay, 1923
Box-folder   212/5
File #1208: Gene Stratton Porter Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement for Michael O'Halloran, 1923
Box-folder   212/6
File #1209: Max Linder Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement and correspondence for Three-Must-Get- Theirs, 1922-28
Box-folder   212/7
File #1210: J.L. Frothingham Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreement, 1922
Note: Probably for Shattered Idols.
Box-folder   212/8
File #1214: X.L. Productions and Allied Producers and Distributors; correspondence for A Woman's Woman, 1922-23
Box-folder   212/9-11
File #1215: Associated Authors, Inc. and Allied Producers and Distributors; agreements and correspondence for Richard the Lion Hearted, Loving Lies, No More Women, 1922-27
Note: Pickford, Fairbanks and Griffith guaranteed the loan financing these pictures.
Box-folder   212/12
File #1211: Motion Picture Artists, Inc.; articles of association and by-laws, 1923
Note: An organization to “protect the independent producer and the independent distributor against commercial combinations.”
Box-folder   212/13
File #1216: Victory Cinema Corporation; private detective reports, 1924
Note: Investigation of a film pirating organization.
Box-folder   212/14-18
File #1217, 1218: UAC of Cuba; correspondence, reports and misc., 1921-37
Note: Includes history of UAC's owners' stockholdings.
Box-folder   213/1-3
File #1219: UAC, Ltd. (Canada); correspondence, 1920-26
Box-folder   213/4-6
File #1220: UAC, Ltd. (Canada); correspondence, 1925-40
Box-folder   213/7-214/2
File #1221: UAC, Ltd. (Canada); minutes, by-laws, etc., 1919-1940
-, 1919-26
-, 1927-40
Box-folder   214/3
File #1223, 1222: Canadian Theatre Company and UAC, Ltd; correspondence and agreements relating to Princess Theatre franchise, 1931-38
Box-folder   214/4-215/1
File #1224: Canadian Combines Investigation Act; correspondence, legal papers, reports, and contract forms, 1929-35
Note: Anti-trust investigation; samples of contract forms of various distributors (in Box 215).
Box-folder   215/2
File #1225: Tarliski Circuit; test case against Canadian bicycling, 1932
Box-folder   215/3
File #1226: Frank Petalka vs. UAC; correspondence, etc., 1920-21
Note: Exhibitor sues for loss due to incomplete film.
Box-folder   215/4
File #1227: East River National Bank and UAC; resolutions naming the bank as UAC's official repository, 1924
Box-folder   215/5
File #1228: Advance Deposit Bill case; correspondence and legal papers, 1921-22
Note: Action against bills providing that exhibitor's deposits be separately deposited in banks within each state.
Box-folder   215/6
File #1229: Corporation Trust Company and UAC; certificates, etc., 1922
Note: Licenses to do business in various states.
Box-folder   215/7-11
File #1230, 1232: UAC of Illinois; correspondence and legal papers, 1920-31
-Correspondence, 1920-31
-Misc., 1926-30
Box-folder   215/12-13
File #1231: UAC of Illinois; certificate of incorporation, by-laws, and minutes, 1919-28
Box-folder   216/1-2
File #1233-34: Dennis F. O'Brien-General Counsel and UAC; correspondence, 1920
Note: O'Brien became UA's general counsel in April of 1920 and his firm served in this capacity through 1951. Contains prospectus for D.W. Griffith, Inc. under date 6/28/20
Box-folder   216/3-4
File #1234, 1235: Dennis F. O'Brien-General Counsel and UAC; stock deposit agreements and misc., 1918-30
Box-folder   216/5
File #1236: Harvey Sheahan and UAC; correspondence of and about UA's Mexican manager, 1923-25
Box-folder   216/6
File #1237-38: Artistas Unidos, S.A. and UAC; reports, correspondence, and documents of the Mexican company, 1921-24
Note: Reports, 1924, shed light on Mexican revolution.
Box-folder   216/7
File #1239: UA Australasia, Ltd.; Australian reports, 1924
Box-folder   216/8
File #1240: UAC South America, Ltd. and UAC; correspondence, powers, and misc., 1922-26
Box-folder   216/9
File #1241,44: Allied Artists Corporation, Ltd.; correspondence, reports, balance statements, and minutes, 1922-24
Note: UAC's English subsidiary.
Box-folder   216/10
File #1243: Allied Artists Corporation, Ltd.; cablegrams on the founding of the corporation, 1921-22
Box-folder   216/11
File #1242: Allied Artists Corporation, Ltd.; correspondence and statements for Pollyana, 1921-24
Box-folder   216/12-13
File #1245-46: Les Artistes Associes, S.A.; correspondence, reports from UAC's French subsidiary, 1921-24
Note: Includes correspondence on the founding of this corporation.
Box-folder   217/1-2
File #1247: UAC South America; correspondence, powers, etc., 1922-26
Box-folder   217
File #1248: UA Australasia, Ltd.; exhibition agreements for Australia, 1936-37
Note: Contains individual contracts for each of UA's producers; marked items # 1A through 13B.
Box-folder   217/3
File #1249: Gloria Film Productions and UAC; agreement for Three Husbands, 1950
Box-folder   217/4
File #1250: Edward Golden and UAC; agreement for Barnstorming and Eddie and the Archangel Mike, 1946
Box-folder   217/5
File #1251: Samuel Goldwyn, Inc. and UAC; distribution agreement, 1936
Box-folder   217/6
File #1252: Jacques Grinieff, Magnus Films, Inc. and UAC; agreement for forty features, 1947-49
Note: Grinieff is distributor.
Box-folder   218/1
File #1253: Hughes Tool Company and UAC; agreement for The Outlaw[?], 1944
Note: Includes termination agreement for Andrew Stone Production's Bedside Manner (1949).
Box-folder   218/2
File #1254: Individual Pictures and UAC; agreement for The Runaway, 1949
Box-folder   218/3
File #1255: International Opera Films and UAC; agreement Il Trovatore, 1948
Box-folder   218/4
File #1256: Jet Films and UAC; agreements for The Bicycle Thief and The Quiet One, 1950
Box-folder   218/5
File #1257: Pendennis Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreement for Teheran, 1948
Box-folder   218/6
File #1258: Attwood Productions and UAC; agreement for Songs of America short subjects, 1949
Box-folder   218/7
File #1259: Atlas-Sirk-Lipton-Mayer Productions and UAC; agreement for Two Hearts in 3/4 Time, 1949
Box-folder   218/8
File #1260: Belsam Productions and UAC; agreement for The Great Plane Robbery, 1950
Box-folder   218/9
File #1261: American Industrial Corporation and UAC; distribution agreement, 1943-48
Note: Includes All's Well and Congresswoman.
Box-folder   218/10
File #1262: The Chaplin Studios and UAC; agreement for Monsieur Verdoux, 1947
Box-folder   218/11
File #1263: Distinguished Films, Inc. and UAC; agreement for As You Like It, 1949
Box-folder   218/12
File #1264: Sam Coslow and UAC; agreement for Copacabana, 1947
Box-folder   218/13
File #1265: Comet Productions and UAC; agreement for six short features, 1946-48
Note: Mary Pickford.
Box-folder   218/14
File #1266: Campagne Artistique de Productions et d'Adaptations Cinematographiques and UAC; distribution agreement, 1946
Box-folder   218/15
File #1267: Alcorn Productions and UAC; agreement for Johnny Holiday, 1950
Box-folder   218/16
File #1268: Jules Levy and UAC; agreements for Abilene Town and The Hairy Ape, 1943-49
Box-folder   218/17
File #1269: Amusement Enterprises and UAC; agreement for The Lucky Stiff, 1948-49
Box-folder   218/18
File #1270: Merit Productions and UAC; agreement for The Burning Bush, 1948
Box-folder   218/19
File #1271: Monterey Productions and UAC; agreement for Red River, 1946-48
Box-folder   218/20
File #1272: Morey and Sutherland Productions and UAC; agreement for short subjects, 1945
Box-folder   218/21
File #1273: Moroccan Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement, 1948
Box-folder   218/22
File #1274: Photoplay Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreement, 1950
Box-folder   218/23
File #1275: Nasbro Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Africa Screams, 1948-50
Box-folder   218/24
File #1276: Ferruccia Caramelli and UAC; agreement, 1949
Box-folder   219/1
File #1277: Irving Allen Enterprises and UAC; agreement for New Mexico, 1950
Box-folder   219/2
File #1278: David O. Selznick Productions and UAC; agreement, 1941
Box-folder   219/3
File #1279: Selected Films, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Teheran, 1948
Box-folder   219/4
File #1280: Charles Rogers, Rogers Productions and UAC; agreements, 1941-45
Box-folder   219/5
File #1281: Hal Roach Studios, Inc. and UAC; agreements for Streamliner features, 1938-50
Box-folder   219/6
File #1282: Reliance Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Leather Stocking Tales and War Path, 1948
Box-folder   219/7
File #1283: Gregory Ratoff and UAC; agreement for If This Be Sin, 1949
Box-folder   219/8
File #1284: Harry Popkin and UAC; agreement, 1948
Box-folder   219/9
File #1285: Nero Productions, Inc.; agreements for Meyerling and Montana Mike, 1944-48
Box-folder   219/10
File #1286: Walter Lantz and UAC; technicolor shorts agreement, 1947
Box-folder   219/11
File #1287: Screen Plays II and UAC; agreement for five pictures, 1948-50
Box-folder   219/12
File #1288: Rooney-Stiefel, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Quicksand, 1949
Box-folder   219/13
File #1289: Eagle Productions and UAC; agreement for Cost of Living, 1950
Box-folder   219/14
File #1290: Robert Stillman Productions and UAC; agreement for six pictures, 1950
Box-folder   219/15
File #1291: Edward Small Productions and UAC; agreements for Getting Gertie's Garter, Sailors Three, Black Magic and The Life of Rudolph Valentino, 1938-50
Box-folder   219/16
File #1292: Selznick International Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement, 1939
Box-folder   219/17
File #1293: Tower Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Jigsaw, 1948-49
Box-folder   219/18
File #1294: Trans-Pacific Film Corporation and UAC; agreement for Sword of the Avenger, 1948
Box-folder   220/1
File #1295: W.R. Frank Productions and UAC; agreement for The Great Dan Patch, 1947
Box-folder   220/2
File #1296: John Ford and UAC; agreement for The Last Outlaw, 1945-46
Box-folder   220/3
File #1297: World-Adventure Pictures and UAC; agreement for Urubu, 1948
Box-folder   220/4
File #1298: Westport International Film, Inc. and UAC; agreements for Furia and Kings of the Olympics, 1948
Box-folder   220/5
File #1299: Gateway Film and Telvision Company and UAC; agreement, 1948
Box-folder   220/6
File #1300: Ealing Studios, Ltd. and UAC; agreement, 1941
Box-folder   220/7
File #1301: University Film Productions and UAC; agreement for No Greater Sin, 1941
Box-folder   220/8
File #1302: Atlas Film Corporation (Sofia, Bulgaria) and UAC; distribution agreement, 1941
Box-folder   220/9
File #1303: Sonoro Film, Ltda. and UAC; distribution agreement for Portugal, 1941
Box-folder   220/10
File #1304: Banca de Depueneri si Credit et al. and UAC; distribution agreement for Roumania, 1941
Box-folder   220/11
File #1305: British General Supply Stores and UAC; distribution agreement for The Great Dictator in Iran and Iraq, 1941
Box-folder   220/12
File #1306: Filimcilik Turk Anonim Sirketi and UAC; distribution agreement for Turkey, 1941
Box-folder   220/13
File #1307: Ideal Motion Pictures and UAC; distribution agreement for Egypt, 1941
Box-folder   220/14
File #1308: General Film Distributors, Ltd. and UAC; agreements, 1944, 47
Box-folder   220/15
File #1309: Gloria Productions and UAC; agreement for The Dungeon, 1950
Box-folder   220/16
File #1310: Artists Alliance, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Love Happy, 1950
Box-folder   220/17
File #1311: Constance Bennett and UAC; agreement for Paris Underground, 1944
Box-folder   220/18
File #1312: Sam Bischoff and UAC; agreement for Pitfall and others, 1946-47
Box-folder   220/19
File #1313: Jerrold T. Brandt Productions and UAC; agreement for Cavalcade of Radio, 1948
Box-folder   220/20
File #1314: British National Films, Ltd. and UAC; agreement for Love on the Dole and Mr. Pimpernal Smith, 1941
Box-folder   220/21
File #1315: Samuel Bronston and UAC; agreement for Life of Jack London and others, 1942-46
Box-folder   220/22
File #1316: Alexander Korda, Alexander Korda Film Productions, Ltd., London Film Productions, Ltd. and UAC; agreements, 1935-43
Box-folder   220/23
File #1317: Sol Lesser Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreements, 1939-47
Note: Includes Stage Door Canteen and Three's a Family.
Box-folder   220/24
File #1318: David L. Loew and UAC; agreements, 1939-43
Box-folder   221/1
File #1319: Gotham Productions, Inc., Manhattan Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreements for two pictures, 1943-44
Box-folder   221/2
File #1320: Meteor Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreements, 1948-49
Box-folder   221/3
File #1321: The Michelangelo Company and UAC; agreement for The Titan, 1950
Box-folder   221/4
File #1322: Musicolor Corporation and UAC; agreement for short subjects, 1945
Box-folder   221/5
File #1323: James Nasser and UAC; agreements, 1948
Box-folder   221/6
File #1324: George Pal Productions and UAC; agreement for Tom Thumb, 1949
Box-folder   221/7
File #1325: Panafran International Films and UAC, Ltd.; distribution agreement for Canada, 1949
Box-folder   221/8
File #1326: Arrow Pictures Corporation and UAC; agreement for Teheran, 1948-49
Box-folder   221/9
File #1327: The Pickford Corporation and UAC; agreement, 1947
Box-folder   221/10
File #1328: Producers Corporation of America and UAC; agreement for Knickerbocker Holiday, 1943
Box-folder   221/11
File #1329: Gregory Rabinovitch and UAC; agreement for Gibralter and The Girl From Leningrad, 1942
Box-folder   221/12
File #1330: Arthur Ripley-Rudolph Montez Productions and UAC; agreement for Voice in the Wind, 1943
Box-folder   221/13
File #1331: C.A.P.A.C., UAC and Societe des Artistes Associes; agreement, 1946
Box-folder   221/14
File #1332: Roxbury Productions and UAC; agreements for Mr. Sands and Once Over Lightly, 1949
Box-folder   221/15
File #1333: Selkirk Productions, Ltd. and UAC, Ltd.; agreement for Forbidden Journey, 1950
Box-folder   221/16
File #1334: Andrew Stone Productions and UAC; agreement, 1943-45
Box-folder   221/17
File #1335: Story Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreement for This Side of Innocence, 1947
Box-folder   221/18
File #1336: Streamline Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Too Late for Tears, 1948
Box-folder   221/19
File #1337: Special Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for Young Widow, 1945-47
Box-folder   221/20
File #1338: Crystal Pictures and UAC; agreement for Personal Column, 1946
Box-folder   221/21-22
File #1339-1340: Hunt Stromberg and UAC; agreements for Guest in the House and Dishonored Lady, 1942-45
Box-folder   221/23
File #1341: Tola Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreement for The Roosevelt Story, 1947
Box-folder   221/24
File #1342: Two Cities Films, Ltd. and UAC; agreement for In Which We Serve, 1942
Box-folder   222/1
File #1343: Twoey Productions, Inc. and UAC; agreement, 1947
Box-folder   222/2
File #1344: United California Productions and UAC; agreement for Joe MacBeth, 1947
Box-folder   222/3-4
File #1345-46: David O. Selznick Productions, Vanguard Films, et al. and UAC; agreements, 1935-46
Box-folder   222/5
File #1347: Warwick Pictures, Inc. and UAC; agreement for World in Action shorts, 1942
Box-folder   222/6
File #1348: The World Today, Inc. and UAC; agreement for short subjects, 1946