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Carol Ann Barry, center of case, shows talents as mimic in first court appearance
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 13, 1944 reads, "Charles Chaplin, veteran of many Hollywood dramas, is one of the screen's greatest mimics. But the little girl who is the center of the paternity suit against him--Carol Ann--is an expert mimic, too. In these two character studies, taken as she appeared in court today, the baby, now 14 months old, is shown as she posed for news photographers. Her natural ability as a mimic may steal many scenes at the trial in which her mother, Joan Barry, charges that Chaplin is the father of the little girl."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 10146
Barry, Joan--Family
Barry, Joan--Trials, litigation, etc
Chaplin, Charlie,--1889-1977--Trials, litigation, etc
Toddlers--California--Los Angeles
Illegitimate children--California--Los Angeles
Thumb sucking--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Paternity--California--Los Angeles
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Girls--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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