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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 min-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. The Doheny Fountain at Beverly Gardens Park in Beverly Hills. Spanish style homes are seen on the left and and the Santa Monica Mountains are in the distance.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00019445 Herman J Schultheis Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection; N-005-058 8x10 CARL0005138846 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/35463
Fountains--California--Beverly Hills Parks--California--Beverly Hills Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills Architecture--California--Beverly Hills--Spanish influences Mountains--California, Southern Beverly Gardens Park (Beverly Hills, Calif.) Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.) Beverly Hills (Calif.) Schultheis Collection photographs