Saturday, May 03, 2008

Lawsuit Filed Over Unauthorized Use of Norman Rockwell Painting in TV Series

"NEW YORK - The owner of Norman Rockwell's "Bottom of the 6th" — showing three umpires looking skyward as first raindrops fall — is steaming over the use of the classic illustration in the television series "The Bronx is Burning."

Curtis Publishing Co. Inc. has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Manhattan seeking to stop ESPN

Curtis sent an e-mail to ESPN lawyers notifying them that ESPN did not have a license to use the painting and was committing willful copyright infringement, the lawsuit said."

Full story on Yahoo News

1 comment:

Katy Widrick said...

I thought you might enjoy this story that we did on a Florida woman who's family served as models for Normal Rockwell.

Enjoy!

http://growingbolder.com/media/Entertainment/Arts/The-Faces-That-Made-Norman-Rockwell-140764.html

Katy Widrick
Executive Producer, GrowingBolder.com

 

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