Legal Question in Intellectual Property in United Kingdom

Quoting literature in movies

What is the law on quoting a short passage from a book in a movie? Does permission have to be gained from the writer/writer's estate/publisher?

Asked on 9/25/05, 4:29 pm

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Richard Howard Richard Howard & CO
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Re: Quoting literature in movies

Yes unless the film is a criticism or review of the work that you are quoting

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Answered on 9/26/05, 1:58 pm

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