The decision of the actor seems fascinating from the surface, nevertheless it additionally has its darkish aspect. Under, we partnered with Yugopapir to deliver you an article from 1972, which describes how Yugoslav actors cost royalties for the movies they star in.
January 1972: Probably the most well-known movie actors in Yugoslavia are more and more in search of to guard their contractual rights as a result of the producers didn’t pay on time…
To grow to be a film actor or actress is the dream of many individuals. Fame, a snug life, cash like chaff, reputation, followers, letters from managers, homes by the ocean, mountain huts, receptions, trendy resorts, snowboarding in Switzerland, it doesn’t matter what we speak about, you recognize! Life is sort of a fairy story. One thousand Snow White and two thousand princes!
We learn in regards to the large royalties of Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Model, Frank Sinatra, Steve McQueen, Jean-Paul Belmond and different seventh artwork masters, We in contrast them with the revenue of our film superstars Milena Dravich, Anna Carrick, Neda Arneric, Bata Zivojinovic, Boris Dvornik, Ljubo Tadić, Fabijan Šovagović, Ljubiša Samardžić… …-We expect that we now have excessive royalties within the subject of movie, status, letters, and experiences, but-not all the pieces that shines is gold!
There are an increasing number of movie productions yearly. Actors work within the wind and rain, within the chilly and warmth. It doesn’t matter. Every little thing comes at a value—and fame, letters, covers, and so forth.—we will likely be affected person, all the pieces is Work, eight days after the filming, pays the price (that is stated in each contract with the movie firm), this 12 months it’ll give us tree on the switch account and so forth…
However do not lie, rattling it!
Not all the pieces is pretty much as good as said within the contract. When the work is completed and our heroes go dwelling, the actual film pleasure begins: the massive cash race!
The sport began very naively:
– good afternoon!
– good afternoon!
-Excuse me, I am right here to ask you probably have despatched me the price of this film and that film?
-In fact we did. Tower, what do you consider us?
-Thanks, you might be nice. We at all times say that your group (or firm) is probably the most dependable in our tough film world. Forgive me again-goodbye!
-Goodbye, come once more!
That is the way it begins and ends: