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Description Publicity photo of American entertainer, Bert Lahr promoting his role as Louis Blore in the Broadway production of DuBarry Was a Lady, 1939.
Date The production ran from December 6, 1939 – December 12, 1940
News-agency date stamp is March 15, 1941
Source eBay item photo front photo back
Author Studio stamp is faded from age, but appears to read "Lucas & Monroe Studio".
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Film production expert Eve Light Honthaner in The Complete Film Production Handbook, (Focal Press, 2001 p. 211.):

"Publicity photos (star headshots) have traditionally not been copyrighted. Since they are disseminated to the public, they are generally considered public domain, and therefore clearance by the studio that produced them is not necessary."
"There is a vast body of photographs, including but not limited to publicity stills, that have no notice as to who may have created them." (The Professional Photographer's Legal Handbook By Nancy E. Wolff, Allworth Communications, 2007, p. 55.)
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"Publicity Photos (star headshots) older publicity stills have usually not been copyrighted and since they have been disseminated to the public, they are generally considered public domain and therefore there is no necessity to clear them with the studio that produced them (if you can even determine who did)."
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current06:29, 26 August 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:29, 26 August 2012360 × 453 (44 KB)CrakkerjakkPhoto has been cropped, and minimal retouching performed to eliminate minor damage. Previous upload was to establish dating, source and that there are no copyright marks on the image. (Previous upload was a mistake)
06:16, 26 August 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:16, 26 August 2012344 × 436 (48 KB)CrakkerjakkPhoto has been cropped and color-corrected. Previous upload was to establish dating, source and that there are no copyright marks on the image.
06:15, 26 August 2012Thumbnail for version as of 06:15, 26 August 2012779 × 480 (140 KB)Crakkerjakk{{Information |Description=Publicity photo of American entertainer, Bert Lahr promoting his role as Louis Blore in the Broadway production of ''DuBarry Was a Lady'', 1939. |Source=[http://www.ebay.com/itm/19...
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