Possibly related to the article “Girl Gets Way--In Air, Injunction Denied in Fight to Bar Actress From Plane Trip,” Los Angeles Times, 1 Mar. 1927: 11. The article states: Petition for an injunction to prevent Helene Millard, an actress at a Hollywood theater, from flying to the bedside of her father, Royal Millard, reported ill in San Francisco, was denied yesterday by Judge Baird after the court had inspected the airplane said to have been chartered by Miss Millard, and pronounced it safe for the flight. …
Mantz contends that his wife's accusations of adultery hold no basis in fact and they argued because of her unreasonable jealousy and she frequently scratched him, but Mrs. Mantz recounts his physical assault on one particular occasion where he beat her to unconsciousness.
Photograph of pilot Frank Hawks, wearing a full-length fur coat, and mechanic Oscar Grubb, wearing a leather flight suit, standing in front of Hawks' Lockheed Air Express Model plane. Hawks is holding up what appears to be a map.
Five men, in suits and ties, standing behind table set with plates and glasses, with windows and mural in background. The 2 men at ends are unidentied. The 3 men in center are: Sheriff's Department aero squad captain Claude F. Morgan, Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz, and aviator and hotel manager P.G.B. Morriss.
Frank Kurtz, aviator, seated on his plane "Yankee Boy" in an airport hangar. Kurtz is dressed in flight gear, including leather jacket and trousers, fur gloves, a cap and goggles. He holds maps in one hand.