LABOR: Hold Your Hats, Boys

Hollywood's labor picture unreeled like an old-fashioned serial. For the umpteenth time in the industry's hair-raising history, movie producers and quarreling A.F.L. unioneers scuffled along the brink of studio chaos.

Pickets massed angrily last week at the gates of Warner Brothers, M-G-M and five other major Hollywood lots, as they had done for 34 weeks last year and again for two days in July. Studio laborers scattered tacks in the path of movie stars' automobiles, threw coffee in the faces of picket-line crossers, stoned busloads of rival A.F.L. workers convoyed through their jeering, milling ranks.

The new blowoff came when the studios...

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