The Curious Case of Copyright

What if living longer meant growing younger?  
 

In the teen section, we’ve got a poster up for the upcoming movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.  It stars Cate Blanchett and Brad Pitt.  Did you know the film is based on a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald?  


And, did you know that when written works are a certain age (in this case, because this story was published before 1923) the work enters the public domain (Copyright is pretty complicated, but
www.copyright.gov tries to explain it in English.)  Long story short – this text can be made available in its entirety – and it’s totally legal! 


So, while our library doesn’t happen to have a copy of a book with The Curious Case of Benjamin Button available, we can point you to a full-text copy available online. 
Read it here!  

 

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