Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Paramount
C8011
SR001135_05_03.mov
10/8/46
Walter Pidgeon reads statement in Chicago, IL, regarding Screen Actors Guild request for intervention in 1946 Hollywood labor strike
Screen Actors Guild member celebrities seated around long table: Gene Kelly, Edward Arnold, Alexis Smith, Robert Taylor, Dick Powell, Walter Pidgeon, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, George Murphy, June Allyson; SOT Powell; SOT Pidgeon reads statement explaining their purpose in being in Chicago, which is to ask the American Federation of Labor to intervene in the strike involving two competing labor unions; celebrities listen / montage SOT Pidgeon continues to read statement
Gene Kelly, Edward Arnold, Alexis Smith, Robert Taylor, Dick Powell, Walter Pidgeon, Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, George Murphy
United States
Illinois
Chicago

Keywords

archival
newsreel
celebrities
statements
photo opportunities
Screen Actors Guild
requests
Hollywood
American Federation of Labor
strikes
work stoppages
listening
tables
labor unions
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