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Title
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
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
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
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_11521
ark:/21198/zz002h9kdr
Subject
Divers
Simaika, Farid, 1907-1944
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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