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Re: [Rollei] Lawsuit from Curiosity: off topic Zeiss lens, Arri

What is this nonsense doing here?   I suggest that Pamela Jean or  
whatever his/her real name is should go trolling on a fishing list and  
get the hell off this one.


On Saturday, May 17, 2003, at 04:58 PM, Pamelajeancurry   wrote:

>      Jerry,
>         You understand there are limitations under U.S. Law on how far
>     "opinion" can be expressed before if becomes defamatory. If you  
> were
>     a "physician", I would take you to the ethics committee of the  
> AMA, or
>     worse. The public citizen link to one of many articles on Medical  
> Malpractice,
>     about New York's most dangerous and undisciplined doctors.  
> http://www.publiccitizen.org/congress/civjus/medmal/ 
> articles.cfm?ID=9146
>          If anyone has read my lawsuit against the N.Y. Times or the  
> contents
>      of my website (where I've reviewed over 70 texts & training  
> videos on the
>      motion picture filmmaking industry) , which is the truth, you  
> will find my
>      reply to Mr. King. as a professional was polite.  
>          The Milkovitch case which Justice Stevens cited is one of two  
> First
>       Amendment cases that belong to this list. It held that a  
> newspaper does
>       not immunize itself from a libel action simply by couching its  
> accusations as
>       "opinion."  Chief Justice Rehnquist observed: 
>                         Since the latter half of the 16th century, the  
> common law
>                          has afforded a cause of action for damage to  
> a person's
>                          reputation by the publication of false and  
> defamatory
>                          statements.
>                          In Shakespeare's Othello, Iago says to  
> Othello: 
>                          Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, 
>                          Is the immediate jewel of their souls. 
>                          Who steals my purse steals trash;
>                          'Tis something, nothing;
>                          'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to  
> thousands; 
>                          But he that filches from me my good name 
>                          Robs me of that which not enriches him, 
>                          And makes me poor indeed.
>          I took on two law firms at once, alone, in that instance. My  
> energy
>      level is notorious, around the world, from Nato to the U.N.. Only  
> that
>      allowed me to accomplish what no other person in the history of  
> this
>      country had done to that time. It has hardly diminished.
>           Your reply did not aid communications or clarification of  
> the issue.
>       Please take caution in the future.                 
> Pamela Jean Curry
> Pam
> If I were a physician, I would suggest that you take a
> Prozac and then try to rewrite that message.  Maybe
> a tranquilizer too!
> Jerry
> Pamelajeancurry   wrote:
>   To G. King:
>    I personally like 35mm over medium format. But even when I was
> using a 35mm, my intention was to make moving film so I used the 35mm  
> as
> often as possible like a moving camera, and not just using the motor
> drive for the Canon F1. Here is where the cat/dog analogy somewhat  
> fails. Some of
> the special effects, for example in The Matrix - where the camera makes
> a  360 degree turn around Mr. Reeves - were done with a series of
> still cameras.
>     Medium format also does not go well with my Type A personality,
> the rough expression in journalism is F8 &Fu__ __ !  That whole
> backwards focasing thing is not for me.  So you people must have a  
> great
> deal of patience. I have a cousin who is a professional, with a  
> Portrait
> Studio that type of patience and limitations are for a different type  
> of
> personality.   But also, yes ever since I've been reading Daniel  
> Arajon's
> book on Cinematography anything that can't work like a moving camera
> isn't of  interest to me.
>       I do like to test the quality of different types of lenses.
> If anyone else has any experience with Zeiss, I would appreciate their  
> input.
> TrueBadger   writes:
> Let me get this one straight.  You hate your Rollei because it isn't
> a cinema camera? I understand perfectly.  I have a friend who has  
> always
>    hated his
> cat because it's the wrong kind of dog.
> G. King


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