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George Jessel speaking at the memorial service for will Rogers at Twentieth Century Fox Studio, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
August 22, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Description accompanying negative: Scene of the memorial services for Will Rogers held at the departed star's own studio, 20th Century-Fox, at whose Movietone City plant in Westwood Hills 2,500 of the star's co-workers gathered in the open air to pay their final tribute. Stars, directors, executives and laborers joined in common grief as George Jessel, famed star of sage and screen, Jason Joy, studio executive, and the Reverend Josiah Hopkins eulogized the nation's idol [ark no. 21198/zz002d96wf].
Text from negative sleeve: George Jessel. Will Rogers funeral. 1619 NITRATE. Aug. 27, 1935, 1 neg.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Funeral rites & ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Jessel, George, 1898-1981
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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