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WESTOR THEATRES, INC. v. WARNER BROS. PICTURES

October 30, 1941

WESTOR THEATRES, Inc., et al.
v.
WARNER BROS. PICTURES, Inc., et al.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: WALKER

No. 1: On Motion to Dismiss or in Lieu Thereof to Quash the Service of Process.

This is an action under the provisions of the Sherman and Clayton Acts, *fn1" for the purpose of recovering treble the amount of damages allegedly sustained and to enjoin certain alleged violations of the above named Acts.

 Plaintiffs have attempted to serve twenty-eight of the forty-eight named defendants. Of the twenty-eight defendants upon whom a purported service was made, the following ten have filed separate motions to dismiss or in lieu thereof to quash service of process, with affidavits attached:

 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.,

 The Vitaphone Corporation

 Movietonews, Inc.

 Twentieth Century-Fox Distributing Corporation

 Paramount News, Inc. (motion made on its behalf by the successor corporation, Paramount Pictures, Inc.)

 Columbia Pictures Distributing Company, Inc. (motion made on its behalf by the sucessor corporation, Columbia Pictures Corporation.)

 Pathe News, Inc.

 Universal Corporation

 Universal Pictures Company, Inc.

 Motion Picture Producers & Distributors ...


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