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Title
Rub out of Bugsy Siegel
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1947
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph also used for articles dated December 26, 1947 and August 17 & 19, 1949.; Photograph has been edited to identify key locations at the murder scene and to cover up all of the blood on Siegel's face and clothing; see image 00010114 for an unaltered print.; Photograph included in the exhibit: “Edited for Publication: Photographic Manipulations in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner”
This residence is located at 810 N. Linden Drive in Beverly Hills and belonged to Siegel's companion, Virgina Hill, at the time of his murder.
Photograph caption dated June 21, 1947 reads, "A coroner's aide examines the body of Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, called gangland's No. 1 figure, as it lies on the floor of a home in which he was sleeping. Siegel was sitting on the divan (cross mark), reading a newspaper, when the gunman fired the shots through the window (arrow). Two bullets hit his head."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00010176
Herald Examiner Collection
HE-000-017 4x5 (Additional print); SCHE_b004_f3_i1; SCHE_b004_f3_i1a (additional print)
CARL0004957386
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8108
Subject
Hill, Virginia,--1916-1966--Homes and haunts
Siegel, Bugsy,--1906-1947--Death and burial
Homicides--California--Beverly Hills
Dead persons--California--Beverly Hills
Detectives
Coroners
Organized crime--United States
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Living rooms--California--Beverly Hills
Interiors--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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