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Paul R. Behrmann
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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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Paul Behrmann was the former manager of Anne Nichols, author of the popular play, "Abie's Irish Rose." In 1947, Behrmann was charged with taking $10,000 from a Mrs. Wanda Schoemann who assumed the money was going to help Nichols. He was also charged with stealing $10,000 from the author, withdrawn from her bank account without her permission. Nichols testified that she was solvent and had no need to arrange for a loan from anyone. Behrmann was convicted.
Photograph caption dated October 24, 1947 reads "At preliminary hearing on theft charges." Behrmann is seated in front of a table, with a slight smile on his face.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 73
Behrmann, Paul R
Berhmann, Paul R.--Trials, litigation, etc
Nichols, Anne,--1891-1966--Trials, litigation, etc
Trials (Fraud)--California--Los Angeles
Criminals--California--Los Angeles
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Swindlers and swindling--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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