[Airplane crashing into building]

Description:

Photograph of an airplane crashing into a steeple. Text on the reverse reads: "Ormer Locklear and Milton Elliott crash their Curtiss 'Jenny' into the break-away steeple of the First Baptist Church in Sunland for a scene in Willian Fox's The Skywayman. Note two stuntmen falling, during scuffle, from belfry. In movie, church is a schoolhouse. Villains were chased into school by hero Locklear. They are shown falling from steeple."

Creator(s): Coffrin, W. Hank
Creation Date: [1920-06..1920-07]  
Partner(s):
The University of Texas at Dallas
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History 2013
The Ormer Locklear Archives
Usage:
Total Uses: 37
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1920-06..1920-07]
Coverage:
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From June 1920 to July 1920
Description:

Photograph of an airplane crashing into a steeple. Text on the reverse reads: "Ormer Locklear and Milton Elliott crash their Curtiss 'Jenny' into the break-away steeple of the First Baptist Church in Sunland for a scene in Willian Fox's The Skywayman. Note two stuntmen falling, during scuffle, from belfry. In movie, church is a schoolhouse. Villains were chased into school by hero Locklear. They are shown falling from steeple."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): stunt aviation
Contributor(s):
  • Donor : Locklear, Anita "History of Aviation Collection, Presented by Anita Locklear"
Partner:
The University of Texas at Dallas
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History 2013
Collection:
The Ormer Locklear Archives
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: UTD_4OL07-2-09PB15
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth355157
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image