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Title
Accused murderer Paul A. Wright sitting with his attorneys in court, Los Angeles, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
[between January 17-February 18, 1938]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Airline executive Paul A. Wright, defendant the "white flame" double homicide trial, photographed at his trial. Wright was charged with the shooting deaths of his wife Evelyn and best friend John Kimmel, whom he claimed to have caught in an "inappropriate" embrace in the Wright home.Wright's defense team, led by famed Los Angeles defense attorney Jerry Giesler, argued that Wright was not guilty by reason of insanity. The jury found Wright guilty of two counts of manslaughter, and subsequently ruled that he had been insane at his sanity trial.
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Paul A. Wright
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
16928
uclamss_1387_16928-10
ark:/21198/zz0027xxnz
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Crimes of passion--California--Glendale
Disaster
Legal
Homicides--California--Glendale
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Wright, Paul A
Source
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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