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Title
Sabu receives his driver's license
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
It's a long jump from riding elephants in the jungles of India to whippig through the streets of Hollywood in a sleek roadster, but Sabu, the elephant boy of the movies, made it when he received his driver's license from Chief Raymond Cato, of the California Highway Patrol. Ever since Alexander Korda brought Sabu here for "The Thief of Bagdad," the young pachyderm pilot's one wish has been to drive his own car, so the producer finally agreed to accept the legal responsibility and permit him to take the driving tests. July 3, 1940.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00046159
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7066
CARL0000050277
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/16333
Subject
Sabu,--1924-1963
Drivers' licenses--California
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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