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Cheap Labor Lures Film Productions Abroad

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Cheap Labor Lures Film Productions Abroad

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Cheap Labor Lures Film Productions Abroad

Cheap Labor Lures Film Productions Abroad

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A growing number of Hollywood studios are filming movies abroad, where labor costs are cheaper. Over the last two years, the U.S. film industry has lost about 50,000 jobs. The Directors Guild and Screen Actors Guild are pushing for state and federal subsidies to help persuade studios to keep productions in the United States. David D'Arcy reports.

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