Witness Elsie Fletcher testifies in Busby Berkeley auto accident, Los Angeles, 1936
- Witness Elsie Fletcher testifies in Busby Berkeley auto accident, Los Angeles, 1936
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- April 9, 1936
- Los Angeles Times
- No linguistic content
- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Berkeley's Speed Told," Los Angeles Times, 10 Apr 1936: A1.
Elsie sits cross-legged on what looks like the witness stand. She has light blonde hair and wears a dark hat with a wide brim and holds her hands in her lap over a black clutch purse.
Busby Berkeley is on trial for three counts of second-degree murder arising out of an automobile accident where he was travelling more than sixty miles an hour shortly before the accident. Elsie Fletcher and her husband J. H. Fletcher were witnesses to the crash.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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