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Equity wins silver in Houston April 22, 2008

Posted by Jeff in Labor, Movies, Theater, Zook.
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Marie Dressler and chorus girls picketing, 1919

Above: Marie Dressler (foreground) and chorus girls from the Ziegfeld Follies picketing on Broadway, 1919.

My original screenplay Equity has been awarded a Silver Remi for Best Dramatic Screenplay at the 2008 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.

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Dinner at Eight January 3, 2008

Posted by Jeff in 1929 through WWII, Labor, Legit, Movies, Theater.
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Marie Dressler

Marie Dressler, as Carlotta Vance, gives what may be the greatest doubletake in the history of American cinema.

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He was the man who owned Broadway (second of two posts) December 16, 2007

Posted by Jeff in George M. Cohan, Labor, Legit, Theater.
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[continued from yesterday’s post]


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What does Labor Day mean to you? September 3, 2007

Posted by Jeff in "Reality has a well-known liberal bias", Labor.
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Eight hours for work ...

— Ricardo Levins Morales, Northland Poster Cooperative

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“That’s what a union is. One.” March 4, 2007

Posted by Jeff in 1961 through 1989, Labor, Movies.
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It seems they don’t make movies like this any more.

But I write them.

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Eighty-eight years later February 12, 2007

Posted by Jeff in Dance, Labor, Theater.
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My screenplay Equity is about the blacklisting and retribution that faced actors who struck the Broadway theater managers in 1919 in support of the Actors Equity Association.

Gee, I’m sure glad that kind of thing doesn’t happen any more …

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A working class hero is something to be January 26, 2007

Posted by Jeff in "Reality has a well-known liberal bias", Labor.
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God, I love this guy.

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The man who owned Broadway (second of two posts) October 22, 2006

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“That’s what a union is. One.” August 21, 2006

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The man who owned Broadway (second of two posts) July 16, 2006

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