“Movie Producers Defer Wage Cut”

Artifact Type Mainstream Media, Sources
Publication New York Times
Page Number 25
Place New York, NY
Publication Date July 1, 1927
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Headline: “Movie Producers Defer Wage Cut”

Subhead: Twelve at Hollywood Will First Test Plan of Actors for Reducing Costs.

HOLLYWOOD, Cal., June 30 (AP). —The working people of the films today won the first bis skirmish with the industry’s chiefs in the wage war. The order for a general 10 per cent. slice in salaries will be deferred until Aug. 1, pending a test of the workers’ plans to reduce production costs in other ways than by cutting salaries.

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Citation “Movie Producers Defer Wage Cut,” New York Times, July 1, 1927.
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