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Norman Marsh, cartoonist
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Norman Marsh was the comic artist who created the newspaper comic 'Dan Dunn,' which started in 1932 in the LA Times. It ran for ten years, until Norman Marsh was drafted for the Military in 1942. Back in civil live, Marsh turned to King Features Syndicate and created 'Hunter Keene,' a crackerjack detective with a strong resemblance to 'Dan Dunn'. The strip lasted for only a year (April 1946 to April 1947) and was followed by Marsh's most successful strip, 'Danny Hale,' which ran until 1962. The evening Herald-Express - which dates back to around 1871, and the morning Examiner - founded in 1903, merged to become the Herald Examiner newspaper in 1962.
Pictured is Norman Marsh, cartoonist creator of 'Danny Hale, Frontier Scout,' and a Marine Corps Reserve Captain. He is pictured sitting inside an Aeronca aircraft. The word 'Experimental' is written on the door frame, just above his name. The word 'Danny' is visible further back. No further information is known. Photograph dated September 1, 1949.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 75
Marsh, Norman,--1901-1981
Men--California--Los Angeles
Cartoonists--United States
Artists--United States
Aeronca airplanes
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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