Cinema: Protected

On September 19 California will put into effect its "Jackie Coogan Law,'' by which the courts will set aside half the cinema earnings of minors in a trust fund protected from their parents. Approved last week by Superior Judge Emmett H. Wilson was the first contract written to conform with the act, between Universal Pictures and 16-year-old Deanna Durbin. Cinemactress Durbin's earnings in the next five years will total $975,000.


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