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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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Truth and Lives on Film: The Legal Problems of Depicting Real Persons and Events in a Fictional Medium

ISBN13: 9780786420445
ISBN: 0786420448
Published: February 2005
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £23.50

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This book considers the legal issues surrounding the fictionalization of real events and people. It discusses The Perfect Storm - which spawned lawsuits from the families of the people depicted - as well as 13 courtroom dramas that can be compared to the real trials in the historical record. Also covered are actors so identified with a character that they sought legal acknowledgment of exclusive rights to that fictional persona.