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[Dance of death]

Description: Photograph of planes flying over the Chaplin Airdrome. Text on the reverse reads: "Ormer Locklear and Shirley Short perform the Dance of Death over Chaplin Airdrome in Los Angeles. (Across the street from DeMille Field). November 19, 1919."
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Death scene on movie set]

Description: Photograph of a movie scene. Text on the reverse reads: "Scene from The Skywayman. Caesare Gravina lies mortally wounded after having just been shot by Louise Lovely. Ormer Locklear stands at left rear. Sam De Grasse is at the safe."
Date: [1920-06..1920-07]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Death scene on movie set]

Description: Photograph of a movie scene. Text on the reverse reads: "Scene from The Skywayman. Ceasare Gravina lies 'mortally wounded' after having just been 'shot' by Louise Lovely. Ormer Locklear stands at left rear. Sam De Grasse at safe."
Date: [1920-06..1920-07]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Death scene on movie set]

Description: Photograph of a movie scene. Text on the reverse reads: "Scene from William Fox Studio production of The Skywayman. Cesare Gravina (on floor), Ormer Locklear and Louise Lovely. Shadows behind curtained windows are Edwin Booth Tilton and Mary Mooney."
Date: [1920-06..1920-08]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[DeMille Field]

Description: Photograph of DeMille Field. Text on the reverse reads: "DeMille Field No. 2 (Mercury Aviation CO.). Wilshire Blvd. & Fairfax Ave. (Crescent Ave.) Looking north to the Hollywood Hills up Fairfax. Wilshire runs right to left in the foreground. The Goodyear 'Pony' blimp is about to land on the field."
Date: [1918..1919]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Film makers and plane]

Description: Photograph of two men standing in front of a biplane. The biplanes nose touches the ground; the body of the plane is at a diagonal. The men wear newsboy hats, collared shirts, and pants tucked into work boots. A camera on a tripod is situated between them. One of the men, nearest the camera, holds one hand on his hip. The ground is covered in grass and trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Group of men by plane]

Description: Photograph of men standing in front of an airplane. Text on the reverse reads: "From left to right - Harry Rice, Universal Exploitation Manager, Lieutenant Ralph Diggins, pilot, Locklear himself, Fred Rochester, Publicity Manager Morris & Company, George W. Brow, General Sales Agent Curtiss Aeroplane Manufacturing Co., Jack Curran, former British Aviation Officer -- taken on the field just before plane left for Chicago's loop."
Date: [1918..1920]
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas