LABOR: Palsies

For a while it looked as though the Hollywood girls would have to go it on their own. But last week, by a last-minute compromise, the grave jurisdictional issue was settled. Henceforth, Motion Picture Costumers Local 705 (A.F. of L.) would install only fabric "falsies" for such flat-chested working personnel as Hedy La-Marr, Paulette Goddard, Katherine Hepburn and Betty Button. Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Local 706 (A.F. of L.) would install the rubber ones. Movieland bosoms rose with relief.


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