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Title
Lillian Gish
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated August 12, 1927 reads "Miss Gish created a sensation in the first court fight with Duell by munching raw carrots on the witness stand, as pictured above, for a 'nerve tonic.' The court ruled the contract of controversy was 'breached by both parties.'" Charles H. Duell, Jr. was a film producer and at one time he and Gish were romantically involved. After completing a film with him, Miss Gish was sued for breach of contract. The suit was eventually thrown out, with Gish receiving compensation for court costs.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;23 x 17 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00106732
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1021
CARL0005329294
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31844
Subject
Gish, Lillian,--1893-1993
Gish, Lillian,--1893-1993--Trials, litigation, etc
Duell, Charles H.--(Charles Holland),--1889--Trials, litigation, etc
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Contracts for work and labor--United States
Women--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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