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"Dive Bomber" Helmet | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

"Dive Bomber" Helmet

"Dive Bomber" Helmet | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A publicity still of Fred MacMurray from "Dive Bomber" (WB, 1941) in which a crew member is adjusting the helmet of MacMurray's pressurized flight suit. Before fully pressurized cabins, this equipment was necessary to protect pilots from the effects of long periods at high altitudes. MacMurray, who was raised in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, is best known for his television roles. During his early career he was much in demand in Hollywood as a leading man.

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DESCRIPTION
A publicity still of Fred MacMurray from "Dive Bomber" (WB, 1941) in which a crew member is adjusting the helmet of MacMurray's pressurized flight suit. Before fully pressurized cabins, this equipment was necessary to protect pilots from the effects of long periods at high altitudes. MacMurray, who was raised in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, is best known for his television roles. During his early career he was much in demand in Hollywood as a leading man.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11201
Creation Date:circa 1941
Creator Name:Warner Brothers
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County:
State:
Collection Name:WCFTR United Artists*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:UA Series 1.5
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 7 inches
SUBJECTS
Actors
Motion pictures
Costume
Protective clothing
Air pilots, Military
Airplane, Military
Men
Outdoor photography
Publicity
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
This image is issued by the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. For further information, contact WCFTR. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Center. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied for resale or distribution as a photoprint, used as agency stock, or used in any other enterprise. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please Credit: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

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