Warner Bros. Sued Over 'Christmas Story' Figurine

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 8:50 PM EDT) -- The actor who starred as bully Scut Farkus in the 1983 film "A Christmas Story," sued Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Enesco LLC in California on Tuesday for allegedly creating a figurine based on the character without his permission.

Zach Ward, who was 13 when the movie was filmed, claims Warner Bros. and Enesco knowingly created a Scut Farkus figurine bearing his likeness in violation of a 1983 union agreement.

Ward claims his contract with Christmas Tree Films Inc. — sponsored by the Alliance of Canadian...
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Case Information

Case Title

Zack Ward v. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Paul L. Abrams

Date Filed

August 16, 2011


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