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Title supplied by cataloger.; Herman J. Schultheis was born in Aachen, Germany in 1900, and immigrated to the United States in the mid-1920s after obtaining a Ph.D. in mechanical and electrical engineering. He married Ethel Wisloh in 1936, and the pair moved to Los Angeles the following year. He worked in the film industry from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, most notably on the animated features Fantasia and Pinocchio. His detailed notebook, documenting the special effects for Fantasia, is the subject of a 14-minute short-subject included on the film's DVD. In 1949, he started employment with Librascope as a patent engineer. Schultheis was an avid amateur photographer who traveled the world with his cameras. It was on one of these photographic exhibitions in 1955 that he disappeared in the jungles of Guatemala. His remains were discovered 18 months later. The digitized portion of this collection represents the images Schultheis took of Los Angeles and its surrounding communities after he relocated to the area in 1937. Hungarian e´migre´ Kalman Loeb, Sr. opened the Art Deco style Wilshire Bowl on April 26, 1935. This nightclub, located at 5665 Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile, has since been demolished. The Wilshire Bowl offers dining and dancing. A sign indicates that Carol Lofner will be appearing with no cover charge.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00101654 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-011-169 8x10 CARL0005134285 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/40695
Wilshire Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.) Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)--California--Los Angeles Restaurants--California--Los Angeles Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Lanterns Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Miracle Mile (Los Angeles, Calif.) Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs