Show Business: Guccis on the Line

It began, befittingly, with lobster tails and champagne served to picketing Hollywood writers by the secretaries of Warner Brothers studios. In the first weeks of the strike called by the 3,000 members of the Writers Guild of America against movie and television producers and the three major networks, both sides assumed the bemused air of adversaries in a genteel farce. Executives at Disney studios provided storage for picket signs in their conference room. Some writers reported to the picket line outfitted by Gucci and Cardin. One rain-shy striker arrived outside 20th Century-Fox...

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