Cinema: Boop in Court

Among the characters of cinema cartoons, Betty Boop is the most celebrated human. She sets fashions in haircuts, conversation, dolls. Last week, Betty Boop made her first appearance in a Federal court.

In Manhattan, Fleischer Studios Inc., producers of Boop cartoons, sued Ralph

A. Freundlich Inc. for infringing their copyright by manufacturing Betty Boop dolls. The case came before famed Judge John M. Woolsey, in the same handsomely appointed Bar Association Building court room where two months ago he handed down his historic decision on Joyce's Ulysses (TIME, Dec. 18). After examining a...

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