Jessica Rosner wrote:
>It is not legal but you won't get caught. I find disheartening that a
>company would do this for you. For companies like Kino which specialize in
>films like this it is a bit disconcerting when this issue comes up. It may
>be inconvenient to have to watch something on a PAL player but it is not
>particularly difficult. Rights are sold for various territories and if
>institutions just imported PAL copies and dubbed them to VHS we would not
>have much incentive to negotiate contracts to release things like our
>German silent films or Tavernier films etc. Yes I know everyone SAYS they
>will gladly replace it with a "regular" copy but I just don't know if that
>happens and the margin on these things is small believe me.
>If your professor can't get a copy of the book he wants in English do you
>allow him to translate it and circulate this copy ?
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