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Title
Vilma Aknay and attorney Harry F. Sewell in court, Los Angeles, between 1934-1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1934 and 1936]
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 Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
A $250,000 breach-of-promise suit filed against Hungarian playwright Ernest Vajda by Aknay in 1934. Love notes from Vajda to Aknay admitted into evidence June 1935 as Harry F. Sewell questioned Aknay on witness stand. Notes submitted by Hungarian actress Sari Fedak in defense of Aknay.
Possibly related to the article, "Vajda Love Notes Read," Los Angeles Times, 5 Jun. 1935: A3
Vilma Aknay appears to be reading from papers brought to stand by attorney Harry F. Sewell.
Handwritten on negative: Vilma Aknay
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_10999
ark:/21198/zz002h8z2f
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Actresses--Hungarian--California--Los Angeles
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Sewell, Harry F., 1889-1941
Aknay, Vilma, b. 1890 or 91
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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