The Big Holdup: Hollywood Plagiarism
May 11, 2010 | 8:15 am
May 11, 1980: "Charges of plagiarism, copyright infringement and theft of idea are common in Hollywood. Almost every feature film produced here each year (roughly 250, counting independent releases) is hit with one or more such claims, especially if the film is successful at the box office," John M. Wilson writes.
... Coming to theaters May 21: “The Empire Strikes Back.” Remember all the debates about whether Darth Vader could really be Luke Skywalker’s father?