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Title
Writers in film red quiz file $61,108,975 suit
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1948
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph shows (l to r): Attorney Ben Margolis, Lester Cole, Alvah Bessie, and Ex-Attorney General Robert W. Kenny. They are gathered for the trial of Film Writer Lester Cole's suit seeking reinstatement in his $1350-a-week job with the MGM Studio, which is scheduled to open today before U.S. Judge Leon R. Yankvich, following a last-minute attempt on the part of counsel to avert what is expected to be a lengthy trial.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00093359
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 72
CARL0005013145
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/28799
Subject
Cole, Lester,--1904-1985
Bessie, Alvah Cecil,--1904-1985
Kenny, Robert W.--(Robert Walker),--1901-1976
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer--Employees
Employees--Dismissal of--California--Los Angeles
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Actions and defenses--California--Los Angeles
Screenwriters--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Anti-communist movements--United States
Blacklisting of authors--United States
Hollywood blacklist
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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