E. Stewart Jones with Edward W Roman in 1936

1936 Lawsuit Against Rodgers & Hart

This page shows court documentation of the actual copyright infringement lawsuit for the song "Blue Moon" filed against Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jack Mahoney (dba Mahoney and Associates), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp, and Robbins Music Corp. on October 13, 1936 and settled January 15, 1937.

The images provided below are copies of the actual court records provided by the Rensselaer (NY) County Clerk on August 14, 2014. Select image to enlarge each individual page or click on the link provided below to see the entire set of pages in PDF format.

PDF Copy of 1936 Lawsuit Against Rodgers & Hart


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Email From Rensselaer County Clerk With Lawsuit PDF Attached