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Youssoupoff v MGM

[1934] 50 TLR 581

Case summary last updated at 17/01/2020 18:16 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Youssoupoff v MGM

P sued D for a film in which D claimed that P had slept with Rasputin. CA found for P. 

Slesser LJ: Films can defame as well as literature that is published. The combination of photographic material and speech = permanent matter. 

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