Binman wins 'rubbish' film case - 2002-03-19

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F146.png Binman wins 'rubbish' film case March 19, 2002, BBC News

Benjamin "the binman" Pell, known for rifling through celebrities' rubbish, has won a court victory against a man who promised to make a film of his life.

He will now get £77,500 back from businessman John Mappin, who told Mr Pell he could turn his story into a Hollywood blockbuster.


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