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Atlantic1987

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Is the film or the play it was adapted from in the public domain? If not, who owns the copyright?
 

Dave Gittins

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Copyright lasts so long that just about anything from the 20th century is copyright. When was the film or play you mean published?
 

Dave Gittins

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Now you need to know when the authors died. In many countries, copyright last for 70 years after the author's death. In can get a bit over the top. Francis Browne's Titanic photos are copyright until 2030.
 

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