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Walt Disney on the stand
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: All Rise! Hollywood & the Herald Go to Court.
Walt Disney testifies in a Los Angeles courthouse that his company's cartoon 'Mickey's Polo Club' did not plagiarize a rejected script that had been submitted by plaintiff John P. Wade. Disney claimed the imagery showing horses bestride their riders was a 'reversal gag' dating back to Aesop's Fables - and the judge agreed. Photograph dated January 11, 1938.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2954
Disney, Walt,--1901-1966
Disney, Walt,--1901-1966--Trials, litigation, etc
Plagiarism--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Animators--United States
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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