Joy v. Monopoly

Last week Joseph Michael Schenck, president of United Artists, said his company would not let its pictures appear in Fox theatres anywhere in the country. His accusation: that the Fox West Coast chain of 400 theatres was trying to establish a monopoly. His reason: Fox West Coast Theatres were refusing to pay what United Artists thought their pictures were worth.* His proposed plan of combat: building United Artists Theatres in 18 cities and meanwhile exhibiting the company's product in armories and tents if necessary. Possible...

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