Hollywood and the Law

McDonald, Paul, Hoyt, Eric, Carman, Emily and Drake, Philip (2015) Hollywood and the Law. British Film Istitute. ISBN 9781844574773

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Abstract

Since the earliest days of cinema the law has influenced the conditions in which Hollywood films are made, sold, circulated or presented – from the talent contracts that enable a film to go into production, to the copyright laws that govern its distribution and the censorship laws that may block exhibition. Equally, Hollywood has left its own impression on the American legal system by lobbying to expand the duration of copyright, providing a highly visible stage for contract disputes and representing the legal system on screen.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Media
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2017 15:40
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/8566

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