Opera singer Lura Sears sits with her legs crossed while wearing a skirt. 15-year-old Sears was chosen as the lead role in the four-act opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" that was presented by the San Gabriel Valley Opera Company in Alhambra.
West testifies at grand jury hearings to determine Todd’s cause of death. Todd was found in the garage of film director West, her business partner and lover, dead from carbon monoxide poisoning. Nance was Los Angeles Country Coroner 1921-1945. Todd's death was eventually ruled an accident.
Playwright Mark Linder who brought a $1,000,000 damages suit against actress Mae West. Linder claimed West didn’t deliver on their agreement to split the profits of his play "Diamond Lil," which West sold to Paramount to be made into the picture "She Done Him Wrong.” West eventually won the suit because there was a lack of evidence corroborating Linder's claims.