Theatre: Bead

Consternation reigned in a Brooklyn theatre last week. The leading lady in a revival of White Cargo had three beads on her scanties and one of her beads, it was discovered, had been sewed on by nonunion hands. Local 21313, Theatrical Costume Workers Union of the American Federation of Labor immediately threw cordons of pickets around the theatre for two nights. On the third night a settlement was reached. The settlement: the offending bead was plucked off, the part played thenceforth in two beads.


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