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Paul Schenck questioning Anna Luther during her suit against J. F. White for breach of contract, Los Angeles, 1924
Date Created and/or Issued
[August 1924]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Paul Schenck, attorney, points to a sheaf of papers as he questions silent film actress Anna Luther, seated in a witness stand in court. Luther had brought a suit against Jack White, a wealthy mine operator, in a breach of contract suit for failing to star her in 4 motion pictures as he had promised. The judge's chair, behind them, is empty.
Reported in the article, "Miss Luther's Story Assailed. Cross-Examined on Alleged Broken Contract. Actress Smiles in Face of Verbal Barrage. Counsel of White Quizzes Her on Marriages," Los Angeles Times, 7 Aug. 1924: A18.
Handwritten on negative: Paul Schenck
Text from negative sleeve: Schenck, Paul. atty. 1932.
b&w nitrate negative
Actresses--American--California--Los Angeles
Judicial proceedings--California--Los Angeles
Luther, Anna, 1897-1960
Schenck, Paul, 1874-1932
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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