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Joseph M. Schenck and Lili Damita after Colonel Roscoe Turner lands their flight, Los Angeles, 1932
Date Created and/or Issued
October 1932
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 Arcadia funds.
Colonel Turner has completed the first one-day flight from Mexico City to Los Angeles with actress Lili Damita and film executive Joseph M. Schenck as passengers.
Lili watches as Col. Turner and Joseph Schenck compare their pocket watches.
Photograph appears with the article, "Turner Sets New Air Mark," Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct 1932: A1.
Text from negative sleeve: TURNER, ROSCOE
Text from newspaper caption: Records May Fall But History Must Stand So observes Joseph M. Schenck (left) in connection with proposed timing of story of Maxmilian. Mr. Schenck is comparing his watch with that of Col. Roscoe Turner at end of record trip. Lili Damita looks on.
Handwritten on negative: Roscoe Turner
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Passengers--California--Los Angeles
Military officers--American--California--Los Angeles
Air pilots--American--California--Los Angeles
Clocks & watches
Monoplanes--American--California--Los Angeles
Damita, LiLi, 1904-1994
Schenck, Joseph M., 1877-1961
Turner, Roscoe, 1895-1970
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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