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Hayward Thompson gets into car for blindfolded drive, Los Angeles, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
January 31, 1927
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
W. H. Watson helps Hayward Thompson into his car for a stunt drive. The view is largely obstructed by a man’s hat.
Different photographs taken on the same occasion appear with the article, "Vision Marvel Breaks Record," Los Angeles Times, 01 Feb 1927: A1, A12
Hayward Thompson successfully drove for five hours and thirteen minutes, a total of 100 miles, through congested traffic all while completely blindfolded. The affair was his 333rd exhibition and the longest since his sixty mile drive in Miami.
Text from negative sleeve: Thompson, Hayward 1927
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Stunt driving--California--Los Angeles
Thompson, Hayward
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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