Record #1476

Date:
06/12/1928
Record Type:
Letter
From/By:
Fred W. Beetson, Secretary-Treasurer of AMPP from 1924
To:
Mr Will H. Hays, President, MPPDA
Reel:
Reel 5
Frame Start:
5-0748
Frame End:
5-0773
Legacy ID:
1488
Legacy Year:
1928
Legacy Index:
Patents

Beetson updating Hays on the current patent situation which relates to composite motion pictures, particularly the processes of film exposure, transparency and the use of split cameras. A Mr Williams has a patent for a process involving complimental exposure of a film accompanied by complimental masking. He claims others are infringing on his patent and an investigation is under way. Beetson implies that Warner Bros. could become embroiled in a lawsuit brought by Mr Williams. Related information relating to the Williams matter included.

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