File:One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest poster.jpg

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Non-free media information and use rationale – non-free poster – for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (film)

This is a poster for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
The poster art copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of the item promoted, United Artists, the publisher of the item promoted or the graphic artist.


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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (film)

Portion used

The entire poster: because the image is poster art, a form of product packaging or service marketing, the entire image is needed to identify the product or service, properly convey the meaning and branding intended, and avoid tarnishing or misrepresenting the image.

Low resolution?

The copy is of sufficient resolution for commentary and identification but lower resolution than the original poster. Copies made from it will be of inferior quality, unsuitable as counterfeit artwork, pirate versions or for uses that would compete with the commercial purpose of the original artwork.

Purpose of use

Main infobox. The image is used for identification in the context of critical commentary of the work, product or service for which it serves as poster art. It makes a significant contribution to the user's understanding of the article, which could not practically be conveyed by words alone. The image is placed in the infobox at the top of the article discussing the work, to show the primary visual image associated with the work, and to help the user quickly identify the work, product or service and know they have found what they are looking for. Use for this purpose does not compete with the purposes of the original artwork, namely the creator providing graphic design services, and in turn the marketing of the promoted item.


As poster art, the image is not replaceable by free content; any other image that shows the same artwork or poster would also be copyrighted, and any version that is not true to the original would be inadequate for identification or commentary.

Other information

Use of the poster art in the article complies with Wikipedia non-free content policy and fair use under United States copyright law as described above.

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (film)//


File history

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current12:57, 7 March 2017Thumbnail for version as of 12:57, 7 March 2017220 × 327 (131 KB)Film Fan (talk | contribs)
12:53, 7 March 2017No thumbnail220 × 327 (132 KB)Film Fan (talk | contribs)
12:41, 7 March 2017No thumbnail220 × 327 (120 KB)Film Fan (talk | contribs)
13:51, 1 February 2016No thumbnail250 × 372 (92 KB)Film Fan (talk | contribs)nonfree reduce
11:29, 14 April 2012No thumbnail289 × 430 (106 KB)Film Fan (talk | contribs)color correction
09:36, 13 August 2004No thumbnail275 × 425 (31 KB)Dlloyd (talk | contribs)A film poster for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", contended as fair use.
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