Moses L. Malovinsky...related?
FRIDAY MORNING, M PLAY CALLED i A GREEK CLASSIC Court Told It Follows Aristotle's Ideas in Nichols - Universal Infringement Suit ; NEW YORK, Dec. 27 The Aris totelian unities as expounded in that ancient pnuosopner s e oetics" were presented as evidence today in the suit brought by Anne Nichols against the Universal Pictures corporation lor 53,000,000 recompense ior in fringement of copyright. The suit is being tried before Fed eral. Judge Goddard. Miss Nichols asserts that the motion picture, "The Cohens and the Kelleys, ' is a direct steal from her famous masterpiece. "Abie's Irish Rose." One of the members of the legal staff representing Miss Nichols took the stand this morning as an expert witness. He gave his name as Moses L. Malovinsky and said that in addition addition to being an attorney he is the author of a dook on the arama. Exolatns Critical Conclusions Under direct questioning this morning, he explained the critical conclusions of Aristotle upon unity in play - writing. He contended that Miss Nichols' famous treatise on Hibernian - Semitic relations was constructed constructed according to the rules laid down by the Greek philosopher and that these same unities were found in the disputed motion picture. That concatination of ideas, he added, peculiar to "Abie's Irish Rose," rorm tne plot or "ine uonens ana the Kelleys" also. The situations hi the susDected work of cinematog raphic art, he contended, resembles that of the Anne Nichols opus more closely than it does the play, "Two biocks Away, its aiiegea source. Ns