English: Publicity photograph taken on the production set of The Sad and Lonely Sundays, a second unsold pilot of the abandoned medical drama television project The Oath. Pictured were Sam Jaffe (left) and Jack Albertson, who appeared in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. In the press release information, this presentation was supposed to air on Thursday, August 26, 1976, and Albertson's name was circled.
|Date||Press release was August 3, 1976.|
|Source||Bought on eBay. Scanned from the scanner.|
|Author||This photo release belonged to ABC Television. Of either ABC or Spelling Entertainment, Inc., this work for hire was of an anonymous photographer.|
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This photo was published without copyright notice, but permission was granted to the editorial media to publicize the personalities pictured, the memory of Rod Serling, and the special television presentation of Serling's posthumous work, The Sad and Lonely Sundays. Notice the statement: "Editorial Use Only. All Rights Reserved." The distribution process may be unknown; either ABC or Spelling Entertainment, Inc., may have been a distributor of this photo. See other fields below.
|Copyright requirements||All versions of and the back, unscanned, of this photo do not display the copyright notice. This photo was released under the Copyright Act of 1909, and, under the 1909 Act, the copyright notice was required and must contain three elements:
|Copyright Act of 1976||Under Appendix A, the 1976 Act does not provide copyright protection for pre-1978 U.S. works already in the public domain.|
|Selected credits of the television presentation||Written by: Rod Serling, known as the creator and narrator of The Twilight Zone. Fortunately, this is his posthumous work, as he died one year prior to presentation's original airing.
Directed by: James Goldstone
|Explanations about older publicity releases||Film production expert Eve Light Honathaner in The Complete Film Production Handbook, (Focal Press, 2001 p. 211.):
The Professional Photographer's Legal Handbook By Nancy E. Wolff, Allworth Communications, 2007, p. 55:
|Photo also seen in and sent to||Rod Serling Memorial Foundation: http://rodserling.com/pubsgtv.htm. I, George Ho, have contacted the Foundation about donating this photo and thanked them for their contributions of using it in a proper way and of attributing me to the donation of this photo. After it has been digitally reproduced by the scanner, the actual photograph print had been mailed to that Foundation, whom I can trust with all my heart. This image is also seen in the August 21, 1976, edition of The Day (New London): http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=yesgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=CHIFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6004,3227894&dq=sad+lonely+sundays+jaffe+albertson&hl=en. This is the proof of publication there.|
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