June 8, 2016

Frydrychowski @ThisInHaste on the Intellectual and Cultural Background of Stage Copyright

D. E. Frydrychowski, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has published A Very Brief Note on the 'Machine in the Ghost' of American Early Film and Theatre Copyright Law. Here is the abstract.
By considering the litigation surrounding Augustin Daly's Under the Gaslight and other contemporaneous cases, the paper attempts to sketch out an intellectual and cultural context for the early efforts at stage copyright.
Download the article from SSRN at the link.

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