Lawsuit Against Rodgers & Hart

E. Stewart Jones with Edward W Roman in 1936

The lawsuit involving the song, "Blue Moon," as a matter of public record, was available in the files of the Supreme Court for the County of Rensselaer, where it had been 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 on January 15, 1937.

The images shown below are copies of the actual court records provided by the Rensselaer County Clerk in Troy, New York, on August 14, 2014. Select the image to enlarge each individual page, or click on the following link to view the entire set of pages in PDF format.

PDF of the 1936 Lawsuit Against Rodgers & Hart


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Email From Rensselaer County Clerk With Lawsuit PDF Attached