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by leica
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Copyright of Adaptation versus Original
Replies: 4
Views: 6414

Thank you very much for your help and such fast response. The film is American, and the original play and its authors, are all American. Regarding the film in question the IMDB says: Countless distributors, large and small, have released this film. [It] fell out of copyright and into the public doma...
by leica
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Copyright of Adaptation versus Original
Replies: 4
Views: 6414

Copyright of Adaptation versus Original

I wanted to do a stage adaptation of a film that's been in the public domain for quite sometime. However, the play that the film was based on is still in copyright for another couple of years. The film has a different title, and the characters have different names. If I make sure I don't replicate a...