Re: [Videolib] Looking for Paris 1900

MileFilms@aol.com
Wed, 7 Sep 2005 11:39:17 EDT

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In a message dated 9/7/05 11:32:09 AM, jrosner@kino.com writes:

> Um that would be an illegal copy even as in this case the rights holder (
> in France) is unaware of it
>

To be fair, Video Yesteryear is so long ago that they were selling videos
before the GATT/Uruguay agreement and the film was most likely in the public
domain back then. So VY's only real crime was to the films themselves.

Dennis Doros
Milestone Film & Video
PO Box 128
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
Phone: (800) 603-1104 or (201) 767-3117
Fax: (201) 767-3035
Email: milefilms@aol.com
Website: http://www.milestonefilms.com

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In a message dated 9/7/05 11:32:09 AM, jrosner@kino.com writes:


Um that would be an i= llegal copy even as in this case the rights holder ( in France) is unaware o= f it


To be fair, Video Yesteryear is so long ago that they were selling videos= before the GATT/Uruguay agreement and the film was most likely in the publi= c domain back then. So VY's only real crime was to the films themselves.



Dennis Doros
Milestone Film & Video
PO Box 128
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
Phone: (800) 603-1104 or (201) 767-3117
Fax: (201) 767-3035
Email: milefilms@aol.com
Website: http://www.milestonefilms.com
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