TITLE

Studios hot for Bondage

AUTHOR(S)
Weiner, Rex
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Variety;10/20/97, Vol. 368 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Sony Pictures Entertainment's October 1997 announcement of plans for a James Bond franchise to compete with MGM/UA's own series, based on material and characters owned exclusively by producer Kevin McClory. Reaction of MGM to the move; Validity of Sony's claim to rights for Bond material on which to base 007 movies; Highlights of the case fought in 1963 by Kevin McClory for rights to Bond materials. INSET: A case fit for 007..
ACCESSION #
9711104174

 

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