No. 17752.

315 F.2d 637 (1963)

Edward Dunbar O'BRIEN, Appellant, v. Frank SINATRA et al., Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

April 5, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Willedd Andrews, Los Angeles, Cal., for appellant.

Payson Wolff, Lawrence Parke Watkin, Everett B. Clary, Averill C. Pasarow, George Slaff, William A. C. Roethke, Robert E. Gordon, Kenneth E. Kulzick, Los Angeles, Cal., Herbert Schwab, Sol Rosenthal, Beverly Hills, Cal., Eugene D. Williams, Los Angeles, Cal., and Allen E. Susman, Beverly Hills, Cal., for appellees.

Gang, Tyre, Rudin & Brown, Loeb & Loeb, O'Melveny & Myers, Lillick, Geary, McHose, Roethke & Myers, Freston & Files, Los Angeles, Cal., Beilenson, Meyer, Rosenfeld & Susman, Beverly Hills, Cal., Pasarow & Spiegel, and George Slaff, Los Angeles, Cal., Bautzer & Grant, and Kaplan, Livingston, Goodwin & Berkowitz, Beverly Hills, Cal., of counsel, for appellees.

Before BARNES and JERTBERG, Circuit Judges, and FOLEY, Jr., District Judge.

ROGER D. FOLEY, Jr., District Judge.

Beginning in 1957, the appellant, appearing without counsel, brought three successive separate actions against Frank Sinatra and others, in the Court from which this appeal is taken, alleging infringement of copyrights. The three cases, brought against substantially the same defendants, each came on before a different District Judge, and in each instance motions to dismiss were granted. There has not been a trial on the merits...

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