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Title
Lord Lansdowne and Duke York Jr. tell the grand jury of their plans with recently deceased Thelma Todd, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 28, 1935
1935-12-28
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
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Todd Party Joke Told," Los Angeles Times, 28 Dec 1935: 3.
Duke York and Lord Lansdowne testify that they were supposed to accompany Thelma Todd to a party on the same day as her death, which Todd's business partner Poland West staunchly denied.
Duke York and Lord Lansdowne stand facing each other outside of a door, both wearing monocles.
Handwritten on negative: LtR - Duke York Jr. - Lord Patrick Lansdowne - 12-27-35
Text from newspaper caption: Two men who said they were to have accompanied Thelma Todd, film actress, to a cocktail party December 15, the day she died mysteriously, yesterday appeared as witnesses before the county grand jury. Left to right they are Duke York, Jr., and Lord Lansdowne
Text from negative sleeve: 4290 - LtR Duke York Jr. (actor) Lord Patrick Lansdowne (wrestler) 12-27-35 Thelma Todd Death Case
Type
image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13352
ark:/21198/zz002hnj33
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Wrestlers--California--Los Angeles
Law & legal affairs--California--Los Angeles
Actors--American--California--Los Angeles
Monocles
Lansdowne, Patrick (Pat Finnegan), (Wrestler)
York, Duke, (Jr.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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