public domain movie database
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:58:26 GMT
Sherlock Holmes and the public domain
The issue before the court was: when does a previously copyrightable character enter the public domain? Just as books, movies, and television shows are protected by copyright, so are their characters. The question is anything but elementary. The majority of ...
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:58:01 GMT
Even Good Films May Go to Purgatory
New York Times
And as late as the 1990s, the early British films of Alfred Hitchcock were considered to be in the public domain. These works ... Yet other titles are not so lucky, raising the question of why these movies wind up in this predicament in the first place. The answers ...
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:27:40 PST