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Poster: billbarstad Date: Dec 6, 2017 4:32am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Will Hay Movies - Copyrighted or Public Domain?

I checked the Catalog of Copyright Entries for the relevant years, and found no copyright renewals for these films. Where There’s a Will is here at IA.

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Poster: Moongleam Date: Dec 6, 2017 4:51pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Will Hay Movies - Copyrighted or Public Domain?

I believe that all of these are British films, so is it possible that they are still under copyright in Britain?

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Poster: billbarstad Date: Dec 6, 2017 6:04pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Will Hay Movies - Copyrighted or Public Domain?

I suppose, but I remember - can't check anymore of course - Video Cellar writing that British films from the late '30s weren't covered by GATT.