John Ferrier wrote a lovely little piece for Neatorama that underscores the idea that things don’t change. This is a manuscript rejection notice from the 1920s:
John adds that “The Essanay Film Manufacturing Company was in business from 1907-1925. It was noted for a series of silent Charlie Chaplin films. Pictured above is a manuscript rejection notice, presumably mailed to writers who contacted the company.”
Original article here.