Posts Tagged With: Arthur Butler Graham

19 Sep 1922 – Valentino Objects to Lying on Hard Floor

Rudolph Valentino against Famous Players-Lasky Corporation came up for hearing yesterday in the court of Justice Warner Vogel and for more than 2 hours Rudolph Valentino and his wife Natacha Rambova sat in the court room listing to Attorney Arthur Butler Graham tell of the alleged abuses heaped on the motion picture star.

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Arthur Butler Graham, Rudolph Valentino’s Personal Lawyer

Arthur Butler Graham, Counselor at Law was a personal attorney for Rudolph Valentino who represented him during his divorce from Jean Acker, served as a witness at his marriage ceremony to Natacha Rambova in Crowne Point, Indiana, litigated with Famous Players Lasky and negotiated his Mineralava Beauty Clay contract. The final straw for Arthur was when he sued his former client on 26 Jun 1923, in NY Supreme Court in the amount of $48, 295 for legal services performed. Arthur Butler Graham graduated from NY University died in 1951 at the age of 72 years, when he jumped from the fourteenth floor of his law office. his wife Linda died 23 Nov 1962 at the age of 78 and one of their sons Frederick died in 2015 at the age of 99.

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