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Title
Mrs. Hazel Glab Bridge, nee Belford
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
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 also used in articles dated October 4, 1955.
The former Hazel Glab (nee Belford), whose escapades in the late 1920s through the mid-1930s was the stuff that newspaper headlines were made of, has once again resurfaced in court. This time suing her current husband Alfred M. Bridge for divorce, accusing him of cruelty. Mrs. Bridge (then Glab) was sent to Tehachapi Women's Prison in 1936 under a second-degree murder conviction. The state charged she shot and killed John I. Glab, a wealthy retired Chicago Druggist, in front of his Van Nuys estate just four months after their marriage. Prior to her incarceration, she was convicted of forging a will in an effort to get the $400,000 estate of wealthy fiance´ and realty owner, Albert Cheney, who died under mysterious circumstances. She was paroled November 29, 1941, and on July 4, 1946 married Alfred M. Bridge, 61, a Hollywood character actor. They separated in 1953.
Photograph article dated September 12, 1945 partially reads, "Mrs. Hazel Glab - 'Trouble or Nothing' Girl Accused of Making - [caption cut] Husband - and on [caption cut]." Note: It is unclear why Hazel Glab was in court, but it possibly had something to do with her current husband, Alfred M. Bridge, whom she married on July 4, 1941.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00094286
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2285
CARL0005016555
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29217
Subject
Glab, Hazel--Trials, litigation, etc
Trials (Divorce)--California--Los Angeles
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Divorce suits--California--Los Angeles
Women murderers--California--Los Angeles
Murderers--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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