JUDICIARY: Sing for Freedom

At one disconcerting period in his career, Hollywood Big Shot Nicholas M. Schenck took a $50,000 bundle of bills to Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, dropped it on the bed and looked out the window. Other Hollywood tycoons got into the same strange habit. Somehow or other, Willie Bioff, a pimp turned labor racketeer, was always there to scoop up the bundles, split them with a fellow scofflaw, George Browne, president of the A.F. of L. Stage and Movie Operators Union. Willie and George acted for a gang of Chicago mobsters. The motion-picture industry...

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