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Big Bang Theory Producers Sued for Copyright Infringement of Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty Song
CBS is being sued for copyright infringement over the use of a poem written 80 years ago by Edith Newlin which begins "Soft kitty, warm kitty." If you are a Big Bang Theory fan you immediately recognize the lyrics to Dr. Sheldon Cooper's (Jim Parsons) favorite song that his mother would sing to him whenever he got sick.The show has been using the song since March, 2008, but according to a lawsuit filed by Ms. Newlin's daughters, Ellen Newlin Chase and Margaret Chase Perry, neither CBS or the various production companies ever received permission to use them. Read more...
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Links to Screenwriting Resources
A comprehensive categorized collection of links to screenwriting publications and resources, movie industry hotspots, articles, online interviews, organizations for screenwriters and other websites of interest to screenwriters.
Links to Producer and Studio Websites
Follow these links to websites of television and movie producers and studios, without whom no film would ever be made.
The Stephen J. Cannell Online Writing Seminar
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Books about Screenwriting
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