Equity v. Hollywood

Since the sound cinema vogue, hundreds of clear-voiced "legitimate" actors have hustled to Hollywood to get rich. With them has hustled Actors' Equity Association, potent labor union which controls the nation's legitimate theatre. But Equity has discovered a mighty objection to its regulations. Opulent Hollywood thinks it knows of its own business better than Equity does.

Last week the American Federation of Labor came to Equity's support, saying: "Your cause is our cause . . . your struggle is our struggle." Equity opponents scorned this as bombastic "moral support." But Equity adherents...

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