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Joan Crawford responds to suit
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated February 20, 1948 reads, "Joan Crawford answers suit, denies she saw 'shock treatment'. Mrs. Pauline McKay, who claimed that her right to privacy was invaded in May, 1946, filed a suit against Crawford, claiming that Crawford, in preparation for a film role, had witnessed her receiving shock treatments while in a sanitarium. In the suit, McKay's husband, Charles, requested $200,000 in damages from Crawford and others.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1153
Crawford, Joan,--1908-1977
Crawford, Joan,--1908-1977--Trials, litigation, etc
Privacy, Right of--United States
Trials--California--Los Angeles
Courthouses--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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