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Corporal Lee Russell meets Greer Garson
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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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Corporal Lee Russell often dreamed of some day seeing in person his favorite motion picture star, Greer Garson, while in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines. This photograph is proof that when Corporal Russell, who won four purple hearts and three presidential citations during thirty months in New Guinea and the Philippines, couldn't be stopped, either by the "Japs" or a studio cop, when he made his mind up. Corporal Russell was snapped while visiting Miss Garson on the set of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's "Mrs. Parkington." He arrived back in the United States a short time ago, joining that valiant band of American fighting men who have a fiercely personal reason for hating the "Japs." Photograph dated May 31, 1944.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 8413
Russell, Lee
Garson, Greer,--1904-1996
Soldiers--United States
Motion picture studios--California--Culver City
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Culver City (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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