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Edward G. Robinson Jr. at jail
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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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Edward G. Robinson, Jr. was born on March 19, 1933 in Los Angeles. He was the son of legendary actor Edward G. Robinson and actress Gladys Lloyd. He was an actor, appearing in a few films and on television series. Robinson, Jr. lead a troubled life and was known for being a playboy. He started drinking as a teenager and got into trouble with the law numerous times after becoming an adult. He eloped at the age of 19, had a daughter, and was divorced a few years later. He was arrested multiple times for charges including check fraud, drunken driving, and assault and robbery. He married twice more and died of a heart attack on February 26, 1974.
Photograph caption dated Mar 1, 1952 reads "Separated seven hours by his arrest in Beverly Hills last night, Edward G. Robinson, Jr., son of the actor, and his bride, the former Frances Chisholm, clung to each other in a 2:30 a.m. embrace in Beverly Hills jail after his release on $10,000 bail bond supplied by his relenting father. Robinson, Sr., cut of his son's allowance when he married and declared he would give him no help in getting out of any scrapes." The two are pictured kissing while a uniformed police officer looks on at the Beverly Hills jail. He was arrested for writing a bad check.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2227
Robinson, Edward G.,--1933-1974
Robinson, Frances Chisholm
Robinson, Edward G.,--1893-1973--Family
Check fraud--California--Beverly Hills
Crime--California--Beverly Hills
Criminals--California--Beverly Hills
Actors--United States
Actresses--United States
Arrest--California--Beverly Hills
Children of celebrities--United States
Police--California--Beverly Hills
Jails--California--Beverly Hills
Men--California--Beverly Hills
Women--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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