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Interviews about Felix Peano's life and works [sound recording], 1965-1968.
BANC CD 481:1-23; Phonotape 122 A; Phonotape 3645 C:1-23
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Title:

Interviews about Felix Peano's life and works 1965-1968
Tape recorded interviews chiefly concerning life and works of Felix Peano

Date:

1965 (issued)

Contents:

Reel 1: Track 1: Ralph Story Channel 2. Begins with an Orange County housing fraud; Felix Peano, an Inglewood genius in metal (Jan. 2, 1966, 146 ft.); Track 2: Historical Society of Centinela Valley with Roy Rosenberg and Winona Quanstrom (on Inglewood) (Dec. 1, 1965, 713 ft.) -- Reel 2: Track 1: Telephone conversation with Clarissa Mosher, Mrs. Rosenthal (?) and Elizabeth Nufer (Jan. 22, 1966, 696 ft.); Track 2: Lucky Baldwin-Ralph story; visit with Robert Haley, owner of Felix Peano's door (cont. on next reel) (Jan. 25, 1966, 754 ft.) -- Reel 3: (4 in.) Robert Haley, cont. (374 ft.); Track 2: blank -- Reel 4: Track 1: Mrs. Leila Schlimmer - Hawthorne (Feb. 28, 1966), Mrs. Anderson / Hawthorne (March 1, 1966) (1058 ft.); Track 2: Mrs. Anderson, cont., Mrs. Winona Quanstrom - Inglewood (March 2, 1966, 978 ft.) -- Reel 5: Mr. Haley, the Gheherte (?) door, J.D. Stillman on Peano, Grace Van de Oef, Lillian Coppock, Vena Seabrook Stanger, Evelyn Benson (April 30, 1966, 1070 ft.); Track 2: Evelyn Benson, cont. (224 ft.)
Reel 6: Track 1: Connie Zillgitt (June 22, 1966, 1056 ft.); Track 2: Tom Owen - theater palaces of the 1920's (June 22, 1966, 487 ft.) -- Reel 7: Track 1: Robert Haley talking about Mr. Peano's door and some technical information on finishing the door (June 25, 1966, 210 ft.); Track 2: blank -- Reel 8: Track 1: Mario Gamba in Las Vegas on Felix Peano and Italy (Oct. 29, 1966, 500 ft.); Track 2: blank -- Reel 9: Track 1: Dr. Cecil Garton and Father Thompson (Dec. 23, 1966, 720 ft.); Track 2: Dr. Garton's comments on Peano art obljects (Dec. 23, 1966, 43 ft.) -- Reel 10: Sgt. Thomas Cumings on Felix Peano and the Hawthorne Police Dept. (Jan. 12, 1967, 566 ft.); Track 2: blank -- Reel 11: Mario Loronzoni, a friend of Mr. Peano. The Baldos, his cousins (Feb. 22, 1967, 731 ft.); Track 2: Loronzoni, cont. (468 ft.) -- Reel 12: Track 1: Florence McDermott, Woodland; Brown-Schardin family. (March 22, 1967) Elsa Martinez, wife of Jack London's artist friend (March 24, 1967) (711 ft.); Track 2: Martinez, cont. (228 ft.) -- Reel 13: Track 1: Ida Lewis (July 1967, 735 ft.); Track 2: Lewis, cont. (568 ft.) -- Reel 14: Track 1: Art Milini remembers Felix Peano and discusses architectural ornamentation, sculpting, modeling, casting, etc. (Oct. 6, 1968, 490 ft.); Track 2: blank.

Subject:

n-us-ca
Peano, Felix
Sculptors -- California
Inglewood (Calif.)
Hawthorne (Calif.)

Note:

Transferred from Research material concerning Felix Peano (BANC MSS 74/22 c)
Peano, sculptor and friend of Jack London, was for a time a teacher at Lick-Wilmerding in San Francisco, Calif. He worked in architectural ornamentation and sculpting, having developed a method for lost-wax casting that allowed extreme detail as seen in his Doors of Life.

Type:

Interviews.

Physical Description:

sound recording
sound-tape reel
14 sound tape reels : analog, 1 7/8 ips, 2 track ; 4 in., 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC CD 481:1-23
Phonotape 122 A
Phonotape 3645 C:1-23

Origin:

United States

Related Item:

Research material concerning Felix Peano : Cole, Ella.