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Entries from June 22nd, 2011

“It’s Not Cricket to Pass a Picket”– The Disney Strike 70 Years Later

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · American cinema, Politics, Unions

May 28th marked the 70th anniversary of the start of the Disney strike by members of the Screen Cartoon Guild (later the Screen Cartoonist Guild). The nine-week walkout, precipitated by the firing of Art Babbitt, the head of the Guild’s Disney’s unit, is a legendary event whose full story has yet to be told. Though […]

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