Fatal Subtraction: The Inside Story of Buchwald V. Paramount

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Dove Books, 1996 - Breach of contract - 594 pages
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In 1988, Art Buchwald and his partner filed a breach-of-contract suit against Paramount Pictures, claiming that Paramount had failed to give them credit for the original story of the hit movie Coming to America. Here the authors unravel the mystery of Buchwald vs. Paramount, showing why it happened, how it was won, and what it means.

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FATAL SUBTRACTION: How Hollywood Really Does Business

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Boff Hollywood trial epic in which Art Buchwald, his screenwriter/producer partner Alan Bernheim, and legal whiz Pierce O'Donnell battle Paramount Pictures over Buchwald's part in the script of Eddie ... Read full review

Fatal subtraction: the inside story of Buchwald v. Paramount

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One of 1988's biggest movie hits was Coming to America , which starred Eddie Murphy. One of Hollywood's biggest lawsuits ever soon ensued when humorist Art Buchwald and his partner, Alain Bernheim ... Read full review


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