The motion picture production of "Rasputin The Mad Monk" portrayed an episode in which Rasputin seduced a young lady of the Russian court. Alleging that the character of the seduced was patterned after her own so that she had been defamed, the plaintiff brought an action of libel against the producers. Held, the plaintiff was entitled to damages of what, in this country, would amount to about one hundred and twenty-six thousand dollars. Youssoupov. v. M-G-M Pictures, England (1934).
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