Equity v. Hollywood

The nebulous, noisy demands that Actors' Equity Association (actors' union) has made for two months in its attempt to impose the Equity closed shop on Hollywood cinemacting (TIME, July 8 et seq.) were last week crystallized. Four secret meetings were held in Hollywood between an actors' committee (Equity President Frank Gillmore, Ethel Barrymore, Paul Turner, of the New York Equity office) and a producers' committee (Winfield Sheehan, Irving Thalberg, Jack Warner, B. P. Schulberg, Joseph Schenck, Mike Levee, Cecil B. DeMille, Louis Mayer). The result was a complete deadlock, but both...

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