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Title
Sally Rand on the witness stand
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1938
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated November 1, 1938 reads, "As demure as a schoolgirl, Sally Rand, who makes her living off fans and balloons in front of a coating of talcum powder, is shown waiting for the jury's verdict at her battery trial. Hazel Drain and C. R. Stanford charged that Sally gave an extra performance in a theater aisle by biting and scratching them after she saw Stanford pictures of her fan dancing. The whole business now is up to the jurors, called 'beauty and shock proof' because they were asked if they would be swayed in the their judgment by the sight of Sally on the stand and reports about her fan dancing. All said they would rely solely on testimony."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00105547
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1152
CARL0005198049
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30826
Subject
Rand, Sally,--1904-1979
Rand, Sally,--1904-1979--Trials, litigation, etc
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Dancers--United States
Trials (Assault and battery)--California--Los Angeles
Courtrooms--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs

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