RE: [Videolib] Disney, Song of the South - illegal copy?

Brewer, Michael (brewerm@u.library.arizona.edu)
Tue, 12 Apr 2005 11:23:35 -0700

I purchased, what I think was a legal copy some time ago. It was a PAL
version, however, as I think it was a UK copy. It was released legally
there on VHS, wasn't it, Jessica? (I hope!)

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Michael Brewer
Slavic Studies, German Studies & Media Arts Librarian
University of Arizona Library A210
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Tucson, AZ 85721
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-----Original Message-----
From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu
[mailto:videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of Jessica
Rosner
Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2005 10:01 AM
To: videolib
Subject: Re: [Videolib] Disney, Song of the South - illegal copy?

The film has never been legally released in the US in any format so the
copy
would be illegal

> Hello everyone:
>
> I recently acquired a 'copy' of Song of the South. It is
> 'produced' via the website: www.songofthesouthdvds.com.
>
> It has come to my attention that this is most likely an illegal copy.
> Short of emailing the 'vendor' and asking him if he has the rights to
copy
> this (which I will do), has anyone had this experience with an out of
print
> title? My media supervisor won't let me circulate this copy, as she
is
> concerned about legalities and Disney coming after us, etc.
>
> My thought is, how has Disney NOT found this guy?
>
> Any experience with this DVD or a similar situation would be
appreciated.
> Including any recommendations regarding circulating a copy.
>
> Otherwise, I just learned a $20 lesson in what NOT to buy. Thanks.
>
> lorraine wochna
> Ohio University
> alden reference
> 740 597 1238
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Jessica Rosner
Kino International
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NY NY 10018
jrosner@kino.com
212-629-6880

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