Commercial Media Requests



Item:  Blade headline from October 27, 1997, "End of the World"
Authorized usage: In ESPN 30 for 30 documentary film titled "BelieveLand" about Cleveland sports and their loyal fans. 

IMPORTANT: Please click "Additional Info" below to review The Blade's full Commercial Republication Permission Licensing Agreement specific to your request. You must agree to these terms before submitting payment.

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Additional Info

Commercial Republication Permission

Date: 2016.03.24
Company Name, Contact Name, Details, Business Address, Details:

Triple Threat Connecticut, LLC
84 West Park Pl Flr 4 Stamford, CT 06901
c/o Matt McDonald

The Blade has granted permission to the company or publisher listed above for republication of the following material(s) subject to the conditions set forth below.

Item:  Blade headline from October 27, 1997, "End of the World"
Authorized usage: 

The Blade authorizes the use of the photo (the "Photo") of Toledo Blade front page from 10/27/97 “End of the World” in the show entitled "BelieveLand", (the "Production") produced by Triple Threat Connecticut, LLC ("Company"). Company shall have the non-exclusive right to exhibit, transmit and distribute the Photos in any and all markets and media, throughout the world, In Perpetuity, and shall have the right to include the Photos in the advertising and promotion of the Production, within all versions of the Production in whole or in part and within all packaging materials, including but not limited to digital thumbnails associated with the Production in any and all media.

Company will pay a rate of $75 for use of the One Photo used in Production. Rights will only be granted upon payment of licensing fee from Company to Licensor.

The Blade shall indemnify and hold Company, its officers, directors and employees harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating to a breach or alleged breach of the representations or warranties provided herein. The Blade agrees that in no event shall The Blade have the right to enjoin the development, production, distribution or exploitation of the Production.

The Production is responsible for acquiring additional clearance of images in the Photos that are not owned by the Licensor.

Fee: $75

Conditions for this permission:

  • One-time use only as described above, print and electronic formats.  Rights are not transferable to other projects or individuals without prior consent of The Blade. Materials must be used as published.  Edited or altered material must be pre-approved.
  • Must Credit: The Blade, 1997
  • Fee includes obtaining materials for republication and all Blade service fees relating to republication.
  • Licensee acknowledges that some jurisdictions provide legal protection against a person’s image, likeness or property being used for commercial purposes without their consent. The Blade makes no representations or warranties as to whether or not any additional payments or fees may be due as a result of republication. Licensee shall be responsible for all additional fees and payments. 
Luann Sharp  Asst. Managing Editor 2016.03.24

Luann Sharp
Asst. Managing Editor