May 15, 1938

1938_0515_thomas At left, John Charles Thomas performs in "Blossom Time." Below left, shots are fired in a raid on water taxis taking customers to the gambling ship Rex, right out of Raymond Chandler. Authorities also seize 51 Rex employees … In a secret Nazi trial, Baron von Cramm is sentenced to prison for improper relations with a Jewish woman … On the jump, Rex operator Tony Cornero poses with lawmen who raided the ship … And prosecutors search L.A. hardware stores for detonator wire in response to jurors’ questions in the trial of Police Capt. Earle Kynette in the Harry Raymond bombing.
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