Law: NBC v. Transradio

In 1931 there was a prize fight between Jack Sharkey and Mickey Walker in a baseball park in Brooklyn. The promoters sold exclusive motion picture rights to Rudolph Mayer Pictures. Inc. Pathe News, Inc. installed a camera on a nearby building and made movies of the fight. New York's courts refused to allow Pathe. to distribute or exhibit their films, upheld the exclusive contract of Mayer Pictures.

This week a comparable legal question involving radio broadcasting arose in connection with the Joe Louis-Tommy Farr fight at Manhattan's Yankee Stadium. Buick Motors bought...

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