Contempt of court, 1951
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1951-09-06. Reporter: Lumen. Assignment: Helen O'Connell. #33: Helen O'Connell, 31, singer, and husband, Clifford Smith, Jr., leave conference room following Santa Monica Superior Court session in which he was held in contempt of court for failure to keep up temporary maintenance and child support payments pending hearing on her suit for separate maintenance. #34: Helen O'Connell Smith".