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Joan Collins court case

Title
Joan Collins court case
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Vox pop
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:35
Description
Paul Chapman reports on actor Joan Collins’ victory over her publishers Random House in court after a two-year trial. They were suing for return of her advance payments as her books were not of a high enough quality to publish. Includes Joan Collins speaking to reporters following the verdict; music from Dynasty, the TV show she acted in; interview with Mark Stevens, media lawyer; Edwina Currie, MP and fellow author, supporting Collins; vox pop with customers at Waterstones bookshop.
Contributors
Edwina Currie; Paul Chapman; Mark Stevens; Joan Collins
Keywords
Books; Authors; Actors; Trials; Joan Collins; Random House; Dynasty (TV show)

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