In my offishal position of Assistant Cameraman I have been gave advice on all matters from the proper way to hold a slate to the location of my most probable eternal dwelling, and most all this valyooable advice camera from cameramen. Sometimes a director or so has pointed out the locations of different lakes, all admirably sooted for jumping purposes, but on the whole, I have been bawled out almost exclusively by cameramen.
The article itself is about cinematographers whining that they aren't getting paid enough, and Brown points out that since the war (WW1), salaries had risen quite a bit in the industry. The article ends:
Come on! Snap out of it! Play the game like a sport, not a spoiled child! Youre not picked on, you only think so, and nursing a grudge about it aint getting you nowhere. Jump into the work like you would pitch ball in the ninth inning pinch, and show 'em youre not yellow. Youre up against competition now, and you gotta fight to hold your job. Therese a lotta good men outa work, and its up to keep awake to keep awake if you dont want to trade places with them. That's the proposition youre up against, and if you dont like it you'de better get out.