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Can't go home again
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Steven and Elona Anthony's home would be razed to build a Hollywood television and film museum that never came to pass. Anonymous contributors raised bail money to free him from a 1 yr. jail term following his conviction of resisting arrest and battery against two sheriff's deputies who came to evict him and his family. On the eve of his court appearance, Edmond De La Patie, Vice-President at Warner Bros. Studio and a Hollywood Museum official, charged that the fight over the Anthonys' eviction might have been Communist inspired, to which Mr. Anthony replied, "It's more character assassination. I hate and despise pinkos. The American Legion, the Baptist Ministers and four Young Republican groups are backing me. They ought to know if I'm a Communist."
Photograph caption dated April 14, 1964 reads, "Ex-Marine Steven Anthony, center, leads his wife, Elona, towards couple's home this morning, while some of the nearly 100 persons who turned out in support of the 34-year-old bartender mill around. Sheriff's deputies refused to permit anyone, including Anthony and the press, inside the home which is slated for demolition sometime later today."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Anthony, Steven
Anthony, Steven--Homes and haunts
Anthony, Elona
Eminent domain--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Night photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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