Thursday, 17 May 2012
Warner Bros v Nelson: a screen siren comes to court
I have been published in this week's New Law Journal (vol 176, 18 May 2012, p 690) on the civil action of Warner Bros v Mrs Ruth Nelson. To her generation Mrs Nelson was one of the greatest film stars of all time. To my generation I suppose her eyes are more famous than her films, and the picture above gives some clue as to why that might be. But to every generation she was (and is) known by her childhood nickname followed by her maiden name: Bette Davis.
The article will appear here in due course.With thanks to Guy Skelton for reading a draft of the article and providing invaluable comments.