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Title
Warner Bros. sound stage roof collapses
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated October 24, 1961 partially reads, "The roof of the 27-year-old sound stage, one of the largest at Warner Bros., caved-in about 3:15 p.m. Sunday with an explosion-like roar, leaving a hole 50-by-75 feet in size and causing the building's walls to swell. There were no reports of injuries, but a watchman making his rounds narrowly missed being trapped inside. Police said Edward E. Flynn left the L-shaped building, which housed the 'Lawman' television set, about eight minutes before the roof came crashing down."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00146378
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d056_f1_i30
CARL0005876735
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73796
Subject
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Motion picture studios--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Motion picture studios--Accidents--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Building failures--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Lost architecture--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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