Anita King Introducing Barney Oldfield at Ascot Speedway, Los Angeles, California, 1917

Summary

Film star and daredevil Anita King introduces racing hero Barney Oldfield at Ascot Speedway in 1917. Behind them is Oldfield's streamlined race car, the Miller "Golden Submarine." The two celebrities acted in some of the same movies and made publicity appearances together. King "lovingly" autographed this photograph for Oldfield.

Film star and daredevil Anita King introduces racing hero Barney Oldfield at Ascot Speedway in 1917. Behind them is Oldfield's streamlined race car, the Miller "Golden Submarine." The two celebrities acted in some of the same movies and made publicity appearances together. King "lovingly" autographed this photograph for Oldfield.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten on image in lower right hand corner: For Barney / Par don my dirty face / Lovingly / Anita King

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