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December 28, 1988
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that the continued showing of the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Rear Window" by MCA Inc. may violate the copyright for the 1942 story on which the film was based. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the re-release of the 1954 thriller, starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, without the consent of Sheldon Abend, the literary agent who bought the rights to the story in 1972, violates Abend's renewal copyrights.
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October 3, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, Times Staff Writer
The Supreme Court, agreeing to hear an appeal from actor Jimmy Stewart, announced Monday it would settle a major copyright dispute that may threaten hundreds of classic motion pictures.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 3, 1989 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, Times Staff Writer
The Supreme Court, agreeing to hear an appeal from actor Jimmy Stewart, announced Monday it would settle a major copyright dispute that may threaten hundreds of classic motion pictures.
NEWS
December 28, 1988
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that the continued showing of the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Rear Window" by MCA Inc. may violate the copyright for the 1942 story on which the film was based. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the re-release of the 1954 thriller, starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, without the consent of Sheldon Abend, the literary agent who bought the rights to the story in 1972, violates Abend's renewal copyrights.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 2, 1988 | RICK VANDERKNYFF
In Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 film "Rear Window," Jimmy Stewart played a photographer confined to a wheelchair by a broken leg and reduced to viewing only the small slice of the world within camera range of his picture window. Stewart found himself on the other side of the lens Wednesday in Buena Park, as dozens of photographers ringed his table at a luncheon during the dedication of his likeness at the Movieland Wax Museum. The 80-year-old star of such films as "It's a Wonderful Life," "Mr.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 26, 1992 | ROBERT EPSTEIN
The broadcast looks like football, sounds like football, even has the feel of football. And on certain Monday nights it has the smell of football. But is it football? Is it television? * The scene looks like a TV movie, sounds like a TV movie, feels like a TV movie. Is it television?
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