Record #391

Date:
01/02/1928
Record Type:
Resolution
Reel:
Reel 4
Frame Start:
4-0987
Frame End:
4-0997
Legacy ID:
391
Legacy Year:
1928
Legacy Index:
Block Booking

This was prepared by Carl Ackerman to be presented by Conrad Nagel on behalf of Actors' Equity in opposition to the Brookhart Bill, which is anti block-booking. It complains in part that "to substitute a system of public auction for the present method of renting films will introduce an element of hazard in the industry . . . " A further resolution, prepared for presentation by the L.A. Chamber of Commerce, stresses the connection between motion pictures and commerce, especially overseas.

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