[Actors in movie scene]

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Colorized promotional still for The Great Air Robbery. In the photograph, Ormer Locklear is lifting himself from his seat while a woman, sitting in front, reaches her arm out of the plane. A man in the seat behind her is wearing an aviator cap with goggles pulled over it.

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1 photograph : col. ; 28 x 36 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by The University of Texas at Dallas to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 24 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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    Publisher Info: Jewel Deluxe Production
    Place of Publication: Los Angeles, California

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The University of Texas at Dallas

The Eugene McDermott Library's Special Collections and Archives Division at the University of Texas at Dallas presents a selection of The History of Aviation Collection. The Collection preserves the history and legacy of aviation, with a special emphasis on aviation and Texas, the Cold War, World War I, Lighter than Air flight, and the post war papers of General James Doolittle.

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Colorized promotional still for The Great Air Robbery. In the photograph, Ormer Locklear is lifting himself from his seat while a woman, sitting in front, reaches her arm out of the plane. A man in the seat behind her is wearing an aviator cap with goggles pulled over it.

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1 photograph : col. ; 28 x 36 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

The Ormer Locklear Archives

Ormer Locklear (1891-1920) was a Texas native who joined the United Army Air Service during World War I and learned to fly in Fort Worth. His brief career saw him perform as a barnstormer and then headed to Hollywood where he acted in two feature movies (The Great Air Robbery and the Skywayman). Locklear was killed while performing a stunt for the latter movie. The Collection consists of photographs of Locklear, his friends and family, his stunt flying and his movie work, his funeral, as well as a set of hand colored Lobby Cards from The Great Air Race.

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  • Dec. 4, 2013, 9:12 a.m.

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  • Dec. 11, 2013, 7:59 p.m.

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[Actors in movie scene], photograph, Date Unknown; Los Angeles, California. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth355038/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The University of Texas at Dallas.