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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Copy of Hitler's Globe Used In Film; Owner Says He May Sue

The New York Post reports that advertising executive Robert Pritikin, who's known for writing the "Rice-a-Roni" jingle, may pursue a suit against Tom Cruise and others involved in the making of the film "Valkyrie" for using a copy of Hitler's globe in the film. Mr. Pritikin now owns the globe, and copyrighted it after he purchased it in 2007. He's now trying to sell it. Read more here in the Post article and here at TMZ.

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