TERM PLAYER CONTRACT

   Actors in the 1940s who had term player contracts with such poverty row studios as Republic worked on a yearly salary. In exchange for security and a regular paycheck, the studio could use an actor as it pleased.

Historical Dictionary of Westerns in Cinema. . 2012.

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