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Title
Ann Dvorak in court
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1936
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 included in the Exhibit: All Rise! Hollywood & the Herald Go to Court.
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."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00110828
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3867; HE-002-368 4x5
CARL0005233346
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/33907
Subject
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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