Docket No. 69535.

150 Cal.App.3d 1102 (1984)

198 Cal. Rptr. 296

HARRY JOHN KLEKAS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. EMI FILMS, INC., et al., Defendants and Respondents.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Two.

January 20, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Berger, Kahn, Shafton & Moss, Margot P. Demopoulos and Harry John Klekas, in pro. per., for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Youngman, Hungate & Leopold, Louis P. Petrich and Scott A. Handelsman for Defendants and Respondents.


COMPTON, Acting P.J.

Plaintiff Harry John Klekas instituted this action against defendants EMI Films, Inc., et al. to recover damages allegedly arising out of the unauthorized use of his unpublished literary work entitled "The Fields of Discontent." The complaint generally avers that plaintiff's work served as the basis for the production of the critically acclaimed motion picture "The Deer Hunter" and the subsequent publication...

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