TITLE

Devil's Advocate?

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Josh
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Entertainment Weekly;08/06/99, Issue 497, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a lawsuit filed in behalf of a store clerk against `Natural Born Killer' film director Oliver Stone and Time Warner Company. Facts of the lawsuit; Merit of the case according to the Louisiana Court of Appeals; Factors to consider if the case goes to trial.
ACCESSION #
2110272

 

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