Famed director and choreographer Busby Berkeley attending court to face three murder charges after he caused a car accident that resulted in fatalities after leaving a cocktail party. Witnesses reported smelling alcohol on Berkeley's breath at the time.
Film actress Anna May Wong with District Attorney Buron Fitts, looking over a letter she received which threatened her with extortion. Several other celebrities were targeted as well, such as Dr. A.M. Foote and producer David O. Selznick.
Australian actress Constance Worth pictured with one of her lawyers, during her marriage annulment proceedings. Her husband, actor George Brent, contested that their short marriage was not legal, because they had been married in Mexico but had not followed Mexican marriage laws. Worth's legal team asserted that the marriage was in fact legal.Circa August 13, 1937.
Actress Phyllis Brooks at an airfield wearing a fur-lined coat and a fedora, with an airplane visible in the background. Brooks was originally known as the "Ipana Toothpaste Girl," and dated leading men such as Carey Grant and Howard Hughes before marrying a close friend of President John F. Kennedy, Congressman Torbert Macdonald.