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This professor pulls strings - but just to enchant people
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated September 13, 1962 partially reads, "Melvin Helstein has pulled many strings in his profession - but then it's expected of him. He is the creator and the voice, action and words of the world of bright and comical figures who have enchanted children and adults alike. As Helstein explains, his creations aren't people - they are puppets or marionettes satirizing people. In love with his work, Helstein, assistant professor of theater arts at UCLA, is saddened by the gradual decline in puppetry as a folk art."; See image #00132443 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles--Faculty
Collectors and collecting--California--Los Angeles
Puppet plays, American--California--Los Angeles
Marionettes--California--Los Angeles
Puppeteers--California--Los Angeles
Puppets--California--Los Angeles
Universities and colleges--California--Los Angeles--Faculty
Men--California--Los Angeles
Westwood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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