Show Business: The Shows Will Go On

But first the unions have to get their actors together

Any movie or TV writer could have fashioned a conclusion that was more cheerful, or at least clearer. In fact, the apparent end of the two-month-long actors' strike last week left about as many unanswered questions as the average episode of Dallas. After a marathon session, negotiators for the unions and the producers reached an agreement, but no one was certain when production would resume, or indeed if the 60,000 performers involved would ratify the contract at all. There were a few forced handshakes,...

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