Equity v. Hollywood

For eight weeks Actors' Equity Association (actors' union) has attempted to impose its closed shop on Hollywood cinemactors (TIME, July 8 et seq.).

Last week Equity's campaign was spirited. More and more Hollywood automobiles carried blue Equity emblems. In Hollywood's American Legion arena, where filmdom sees weekly boxing bouts, 3,000 of the Equity faithful met. Cried one: "Let there be sound and fury, pickets and turmoil! This is a labor fight." Cried another, pompously: "We are not laborers, but artists. Let there be no uproar." Then arose an...

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