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George Brown (union official)

George Brown (union official)

George Brown was an American labor union leader. At one time, he was the president of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. In 1943, he was tried and convicted with co-conspirator Willie Bioff, of extortion of $1 million from Hollywood film studio producers after threatening them with labor strikes on behalf of the Chicago Outfit.[2]

George Brown, 1922[1]


  1. "New York Clipper". Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  2. "Film Extortion Plan Charge: Union Official Found Guilty". Sydney Morning Herald. 24 December 1943. Retrieved 1 October 2010.

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