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High-caliber monkeys set for fourth
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Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Sadly, in 1967 Dinky bit actor Mike Henry on the jaw during the filiming of a Tarzan movie and was put to death for the incident.
Photograph caption dated July 4, 1961 reads, "The performing chimpanzees of Pacific Ocean Park test one of the Santa Monica amusement park's cannons as they get ready for the final showing of the 'Fantasy Over The Pacific' aerial display at 10 p.m. today. Left to right are Boxco, Salty and Dinky."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Amusement parks--California--Santa Monica
Chimpanzees--California--Santa Monica
Animals in the performing arts--United States
Dinky (Chimpanzee)
Animals in human situations
Trained animals--California--Santa Monica
Cannons--California--Santa Monica
Flags--United States
Parks--California--Santa Monica
Lost architecture--California--Santa Monica
Pacific Ocean Park (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Publicity photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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