Cinema: Thorpe v. Astor (Concl'd)

After embarrassing the cinema industry for three weeks with its display of dirty doings, Hollywood's Astor Case was brought to a decent close last week. To Actress Mary Astor, suing her onetime husband, Dr. Franklyn Thorpe, for full custody of their 4-year-old daughter, the Los Angeles Superior Court awarded the child for nine months a year. Before rendering his decision, Judge Goodwin J. Knight called for Miss Astor's diary in which she recorded her irregular love life and which Dr. Thorpe's lawyers tried to use obliquely to disqualify her as a fit mother....

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