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Title
Fiction in biography, says Hedy Lamarr
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1966
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated September 26, 1966 reads "Actress in court to back suit for $9.6 million." Hedy Lamarr can be seen with her lawyer Jordan Wank at the Superior Court where she attempted to stop the publication of her autobiography "Ecstasy and Me" pending a suit she filed against publishers for $9.6 million in damages. She claimed that the book's account of her love life was "libelous and obscene."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00106354
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5752
CARL0005225157
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30864
Subject
Lamarr, Hedy,--1913-2000
Lamarr, Hedy,--1913-2000--Trials, litigation, etc
California.--Superior Court (Los Angeles County)
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits

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