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Title
Coline Clarke, Beth Cross, Mae Elizabeth Scrivens, and Cecil Cross go to court against Buster Keaton, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 3, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Mae Elizabeth's goes to court against her estranged husband comedian Buster Keaton is accompanied by her friends Beth Cross and Coline Clarke as well as Mrs. Cross' daughter Cecil. Alimony and settlements pertaining to Mae Elizabeth and Keaton's former wife Natalie Talmadge are being settled.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Keaton's Two Alimony Battles May End Soon," Los Angeles Times, 04 Oct 1935: A1.
The three women stand side-by-side with Mrs. Cross' daughter standing in front of her.
Handwritten on negative: LtoR - Coline Clarke - Mrs. Beth Cross - Mrs. Mae Elizabeth Keaton - Cecil Cross 10-4-35
Text from negative sleeve: 2421 - L to R Coline Clarke Mrs. Beth Cross Mrs. Mae Elizabeth Keaton Cecil Cross - 9 yrs. 10-4-35 Alimony + Divorce Suit (Buster Keaton) [stamped:] Oct ? 1935
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_8859
ark:/21198/zz002dgtb3
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Spouses--California--Los Angeles
Mothers--California--Los Angeles
Friendship
Daughters--American--California--Los Angeles
Cross, Cecil, b. 1926 or 27
Clarke, Coline
Cross, Beth
Scrivens, Mae Elizabeth
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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