Re: Profiting on tragedy? (was Humour)

John P. Satta (
Sat, 28 Dec 1996 02:08:51 -0500

We seem to have strayed from the subject a bit.

Any comments from the capitalists or libertarians or historians or
authors/artists on the list about the subject: to wit should anyone make a
profit from a work about a real historical event?

I for one see no problem with a bona fide attempt to make a historically
accurate movie about the Holocaust (or any other sacred cow) and being paid
for one's efforts whether or not any of the profits are donated to a worthy

What do others think?


John P. Satta

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