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Joan Crawford divorces Tone
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated April 11, 1939 reads, "Joan Crawford. A 'Lady in Orchid' gets divorce." Here Crawford testifies during the divorce trial where she spoke to the cruelty on the part of Franchot Tone. She blamed her nervousness and mental anguish on Tone's insistance that she accompany him to parties after having worked all day on set.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1153
Crawford, Joan,--1908-1977
Crawford, Joan,--1908-1977--Trials, litigation, etc
Crawford, Joan,--1908-1977--Divorce
Tone, Franchot--Trials, litigation, etc
Tone, Franchot--Divorce
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Trials (Divorce)--California--Los Angeles
Divorce--California--Los Angeles
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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