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Movie Piracy / Star Wars #790597

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The police crackdown in New York City on the distribution of bootleg copies of current movies, including “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith,” noted.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The movie piracy problem examined; scenes shown of lines for “Star Wars” and a storage facility containing counterfeit movies. [Star Wars FAN – reacts to the movie.] [New York City police OFFICER – comments.] [Los Angeles police department Sgt. R.J. ACOSTA†- comments on analysis of the bootleg copies.] [Motion Picture Assn. of America Dean GARFIELD†, Forrester Research media analyst Josh BERNOFF†- note the cost to the film industry.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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