‘Glory’ duled a dove tale

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Monday confirmed a $ 4.5 million arbitration ruling that found Dove Audio held creative and financial rights to the film “Morning Glory.”

The arbitration ruling, which was handed down last November, found that Dove — not Steven Stern or Sharmil Prods.

— owned rights to the film, which was made from abook written by LaVeryle Spencer. L.A. Superior Court Judge Ernest George Williams upheld that decision, denying requests from Stern that the award be vacated.

The film, with a screenplay by Charles Jarrott and Deborah Raffin, was co-produced by Dove prexy Michael Viner and Stern (who also directed). Made in 1991, it stars Raffin and Christopher Reeve.

It marks Dove’s first foray into the theatrical arena. Company previously worked with books-on-tape and television. Though the film has no distributor, Dove exex expect it will be released this fall.

Neither Stern nor Sharmil Prods. could be reached for comment.

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