Robert Noble, man accused of running a pension scheme, sits in court during his misdemeanor trial. Noble was in court for multiple misdemeanor charges. Approximately 1000 persons who were mainly followers of his pension scheme that offered the elderly with $25 a month pension for a small investment showed their support outside the courthouse.
Robert Noble sits in court during his misdemeanor trial. Noble was in court for multiple misdemeanor charges. Approximately 1000 persons who were mainly followers of his pension scheme that offered the elderly with $25 a month pension for a small investment showed their support outside the courthouse.
Accused murderer Paul A. Wright on the witness stand, being questioned by his attorney, Jerry Giesler. Wright, an airport executive, shot his wife and his best friend while they sat together on a piano bench. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Dr. George K. Dazey and his third wife, Dorcas Dazey, at the trial in which Dr. Dazey is accused of murdering his second wife, actress Doris S. Dazey, in 1935. Doris Dazey's death was originally believed to be suicide by monoxide poisoning. However, witnesses claimed that Dr. Dazey had been boasting about committing the "perfect crime" and a night watchman testified to witnessing Dazey carry a woman's body from the house to the garage on the night of the murder. Other factors complicating the trial were the paternity of Doris and George Dazey's child, Doris Dazey's possible mental illness, and false testimonies from some of the witnesses. Dr. Dazey was ultimately acquitted of the crime.
American actor and director Slim Summerville (right) with an unknown man. Summerville made the transition between silent to sound films. He was best known for his work in silent comedies but he also acted in dramas, such as All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and directed over 50 short films.
John Coleman Burroughs exhibits oil paintings at Stendahl Gallery. The paintings were oils and pastels depicting indigenous Mexicans. Burroughs was the son of Edgar Rice Burroughs, American author best known for his creation of the character Tarzan.
Betsey Cushing Roosevelt being photographed with attorney Basil O'Connor (left) and her brother Henry Cushing as she arrived in Los Angeles for her divorce suit against husband James Roosevelt, the eldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Roosevelts were married for ten years before they separated and Mrs. Roosevelt moved from Los Angeles back to New York, taking the couple's two daughters. James Roosevelt was the first to file for divorce, citing desertion against his wife
American artist Rockwell Kent and his wife Frances Lee Kent. Kent lectured at the Philharmonic Auditorium on "Warm Hearts and Cold Feet in Greenland," where he showed motion pictures of the scenes he described.