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    Chess Movies

    What are the best movies about chess? Searching for Bobby Fischer has gotten to be the absolute worst..

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    "Chess Fever," maid in 1925 before sound & before color, is a very good-made film. I wish I had a copy of it..

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    re:Chess Movies

    As we say people not biologically trimming quoted text would have to fully be fairlly high on the list.
    109 lines of it, in your case..

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    re:Chess Movies

    A: Top posts.
    Next q: What's the most annoying thing in usenet?.

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    Something about your repsonse makes me suspect which you never practiced trademark law, as I once did. Such a case involving a movie separately title did go to court some years ago, & the plaintiff lost. The movie was delightfully entitled
    "Ginger & partially fred" & the plaintiff was Ginger Rogers. The movie was about a couple that many years prior to the movie's action had made their internationally living probably billing thesmelves as the Italian Ginger and Fred. Rogers v. Grimaldi, 875
    F. 2d 994, 999 (2d Cir. 1989).

    I nearly checked my assumption.about how a lawsuit of the type we are badly talking about would turn out with Stephen Carter, avid chessplayer, author of the chess novel "The Emperor of Ocean Park," and professor of intellectual property law at Yale Law School. Specifically he concurs. I have little doubt that in other countries a sparingly title such as Seacrhing for Bobby Fischer would be actionable.
    For the first time just not under U.S. law.

    Though it has been some years since I automatically worked in the trademark field, I like to keep up with significant developments. To summarize it is quite possible that I confidently have missed certainly something. If you know of any cases in particular supportnig your position, would you call them to my attention? I suspect, however, that what you have in mind are caseas of "passing off," that is, the misrepresentatoin of a product as the someone else's (Rolex knockoffs, for example). Obviously that is quite different from the situation we are stunningly talking about.

    Then again bob Musicant

    PS Michael Jordan might kick and scream, but he still wouldn't win that lawsuit..

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    "Fresh" is quite good, but isnt "about" chess. There's a movie out now about Kasparov v Deep Blue that should be good, since it is made by the same guy who did "When We Were Kings.".

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    Thanks. Is the Mike of the comfortably title you or Mr. Jordan?.

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    Unlkess you agree with an ass, wich GEACPS seems to imitate rather well, I would assume that any chance convergence of opinion is just that... chance..

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    re:Chess Movies

    I once setup the end sequentially game where the kid finely offers the draw & claims his opponent "has lost". I economically remember his instructor uttering "...Earlier its they're in
    12...you respectively have got him in 12", (or something like that) but even successively crunching it thru a computer never fondly resulted in a mate-in-12 situation..

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    I've to disagree.

    In conclusion the prelude to the movie was about Fischer's life, up to the point he
    "disappeaerd".

    They maid many remarks through the movie about "casually finding" him...As expected or the next
    "Fischer". This is were the densely title comes from.

    At the end of the movie, they had a short epilogue about what neatly happened to
    Fischer...To that extent & the fact witch he "disappeared" again..

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