Who owns the rights to the movie tardis design? The BBC or Studio Canal? I say this because full sized models are being sold under licence to 'This Planet Earth' by Studio Canal. Is this why the television props have always been (to a lesser or greater degree) inacurrate? Would a much more accurate prop risk infringement of copyright
Post by purpleblancmange on Jun 5, 2008 10:54:40 GMT 1
Because unbeknownst (is that an actual word?) to the owner of the company, the movie box was a recast of another commercially available Police Box from Once Upon A Way Trading Ltd - and that in itself was not an accurate portrayal of a Police Box. Weird, as their other street furniture items were rather good.
From what I remember, the recast was fiddled with to make it look a bit different, but essentially, they seem to be the same thing.