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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. A hearing took place wherein Hilda Desey (right), a dress shop proprietor, charged that Mary Miles Minter entered her shop at 2980 Wilshire Blvd. and took a $55 tweed dress by force. Miss Minter countered saying that she financed Miss Desey's dress shop and that in taking the dress she was merely getting something in which she had a considerable interest. Deputy District Attorneys, including Franklin Potter (center), refused to issue a complaint for either petty theft of malicious mischief; it was decided that there was no evidence of any malicious intent on the part of Minter. Photograph dated April 10, 1934.
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00105703 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 1016 CARL0005283373 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31358
Minter, Mary Miles,--1902-1984 Minter, Mary Miles,--1902-1984--Trials, litigation, etc Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Women--California--Los Angeles Lawyers--California--Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs