Re: Public Performance Rights

Mike Tribby (
Mon, 22 Mar 1999 11:57:11 -0800 (PST)

Thanks a bundle, Jessica. Quality Books Inc. does not offer any video for
sale that does NOT have PPR.

Mike Tribby
Senior Cataloger
Quality Books Inc.

At 10:53 AM 3/22/99 -0800, you wrote:
>I would be leary of ANY wholesaler claiming PPV on any product it does
>not actually own itself. I do not know Quality books. I think A&E does
>allow PPR on their products as a rule. Kultur would be interesting since I
>wonder if some of the producers they have licenced from even have or
>licence for PPR. In many cases this may be an honest mistake but I have had
>people telling customers they have PPR on our titles which is course not
>true. As a rule the only place to get PPR is from the actual
>owner/distributor of the title. PPR on FEATURE films is not generally
>speaking very difficult since it is either exspensive or in the case of
>virtually all studio pictures not available EXCEPT for various forms on
>limited period umbrella licences. I realize that educational films often
>come with PPR but feature films are VERY COMPLICATED and there is no one
>Jessica Rosner