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Young actresses Betty Burgess and Olympe Bradna shake hands, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 8, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Related to article, "Chaperons Become Passe in Emancipated Film Circles." Los Angeles Times, 13 Oct. 1935
Young actresses Betty Burgess and Olympe Bradna shake hands while holding their film studio contracts. One girl wears a striped blouse while the other a light-colored dress. The article was commenting on how young female movie performers such as Burgess and Bradna no longer needed chaperons to accompany them while on set. Whereas the previous generational trend was to constantly have a female chaperon on hand, especially mothers.
Handwritten on nitrate negative: L to R - Betty Burgess - 18, Olympe Bradna - 15, 10-8-35
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2598-- L to R, Betty Burgess - 18 yrs., Olympe Bradna - 15 yrs., 10-8-35, Contract approval, [stamped:] OCT 24 1935
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Burgess, Betty, 1917-2002
Bradna, Olympe, 1920-2012
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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