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Farid Simaika, Olympic diver, in straight position during the flight of a dive, between 1928-1939
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1928-1939]
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.
Farid Simaika was an Olympic diver who was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He won a silver medal for platform diving at the 1928 Olympics. Later he performed in the Billy Rose Aquacades and was a stunt double in the 1931 film Seas Beneath.
Farid Simaika, Olympic diver, in a straight position during the flight of a dive with his arms outstretched
Handwritten on negative: Farid Sanika [sic]
Text from negative sleeve: Sanika [sic], Farid
b&w nitrate negative
Simaika, Farid, 1907-1944
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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