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Title
Olsen gives 'wonder bird' the eye
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated December 30, 1955 reads, "Ole Olsen, one-half of the famed Olsen and Johnson comedy team, gives John Tio, 'the wonder bird,' a whammy. Watching the proceedings are, left to right, Francis Abella, the bird's trainer; Doug Krueger, president of the Studio City Optimist Club; Brandon Chatterton, Van Nuys Optimist program chairman and Andy Wolandi, Olsen and Johnson comedian. The trio entertained at the Studio City Optimist's weekly luncheon at Eaton's."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00124837
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d029_f22_i29
CARL0005426395
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/56750
Subject
Olsen, Ole,--1892-1963
Studio City Optimist Club
Eaton's (Restaurant : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Entertainers--United States
Comedians--United States
Animal trainers--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Parrots--California--Los Angeles
Working animals--California--Los Angeles
Pianos
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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