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Ann Dvorak 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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Dvorak, a Warner Bros. contract player, sued her employers in order to cancel her contract early. She asserted that the studio unlawfully suspended her during a prolonged illness. Warner Bros., and the judge, disagreed.
Photograph caption dated February 14, 1936 reads, "Ann Dvorak, dark-eyed film star, is shown in court here today for hearing on her suit to have terms of her screen contract construed. She charges her studio is guilty of breach of contract. The studio counters with the claim that she was tempermental and refused parts assigned her."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3867; HE-002-368 4x5
Dvorak, Ann,--1911-1979
Dvorak, Ann,--1911-1979--Trials, litigation, etc
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)--Employees
Contracts--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--Salaries, etc.--United States
Motion picture studios--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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