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Mary Miles Minter in court
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 26, 1933 reads, "The 'candid camera' gives closeup studies of the Mary Miles Minter of today after she emerged from seclusion to defend her mother, Mrs. Charlotte Shelby, against whom she once was ready to wage a legal battle over $1,000,000. Miss Minter, who was famed as 'The American Girl' of the screen a few years ago, left the films when she was at height of fame and fortune, and after the murder of her friend, William Desmond Taylor, she vanished into a lie of seclusion. Now she is known as Juliet Shelby, business woman and vice president of a firm that specializes in landscape gardening. Miss Minter came to the district attorney's office yesterday and emphatically put her foot down on a proposed investigation of Mrs. Shelby's dealings with Miss Minter. There will be no such inquiry."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1016
Minter, Mary Miles,--1902-1984
Minter, Mary Miles,--1902-1984--Trials, litigation, etc
Minter, Mary Miles,--1902-1984--Family--Trials, litigation, etc
Women--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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