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Fire at Lyle Talbot residence
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 25, 1938 reads, "This photo-diagram shows how Lyle Talbot, handsome film leading man, played a real life hero role today and saved a guest when his home was swept by fire early today. Talbot and his guest, Franklin Parker, were sleeping when the fire broke out. Awakened, Talbot dragged Parker to a window, tore off the man's blazing pajamas and hoisted him out on ledge. Then rescuers arrived and Talbot jumped 20 feet, as shown by dotted line, and Parker was saved." The residence was located 218 S. Peck Road in Beverly Hills.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 4561
Talbot, Lyle--Homes and haunts
Fires--California--Beverly Hills
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Architecture, Domestic--California--Beverly Hills--Spanish influences
Trees--California--Beverly Hills
Lawns--California--Beverly Hills
Lost architecture--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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