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Katsudō_Shashin_(1907).webm(WebM audio/video file, VP8/Vorbis, length 3.5 s, 320 × 240 pixels, 220 kbps overall)

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Description
English: 1907 Japanese animation film Katsudō Shashin
活動写真
(from right to left:
活動写真
; "Moving Picture").
Polski: Japoński film animowamy z 1907 roku Katsudō Shashin
活動写真
(od prawej do lewej:
活動写真
; "Ruchome Obrazy").
Français : Film d'animation japonais de 1907, Katsudō Shashin
活動写真
(de droite à gauche :
活動写真
 ; « Images animées »).
Tiếng Việt: Phim hoạt hình Nhật Bản năm 1907 Katsudō Shashin
活動写真
(chữ từ phải sang trái:
活動写真
; "tấm hình chuyển động").
Date circa 1907–12
Source YouTube
Author Unknown

Licensing

Public domain This pre-1953 Japanese film or image thereof, directed by a person who died more than 38 years ago, is now in the public domain.

This is because in July 2006, a Japanese court ruled that all films produced in Japan prior to 1953 were exempt from a change of copyright law changing the term for cinematographic works from 50 years after publication to 70 years. [1][2][3].

However, the Tokyo District Court ruled on 17 September 2007 that films by Akira Kurosawa (died 1998) remain copyrighted until 2036, ruling that an older pre-1971 law applies. That old law kept copyright protection for 38 years after the creator's death.

In 2008, the Intellectual Property High Court affirmed the lower court's decision. The report states the "Japanese Intellectual Property High Court ruling that establishes the Tokyo District Court's September 2007 decision to be correct," and that "the preceding judge Nobuyoshi Tanaka is quoted as stressing that 'the copyright over films is protected for 38 years from the year after the death of the director.'"

Please note that public domain works must be out of copyright in both the United States and in the source country of the work in order to be hosted on the Commons. The file must have an additional copyright tag indicating the copyright status in the United States. See also Copyright rules by territory.


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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1924.

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