Nola Luxford with the Australian and New Zealand winners of a "search for beauty" conducted by Paramount Studios in Hollywood

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Date
[late 1933]
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PAColl-9548-07-04
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Nola Luxford with the Australian and New Zealand winners of a "search for beauty conducted by Paramount Studios, Hollywood, taken in late 1933 by an unidentified photographer, probably at Riviera polo field, Jack Warner's private field at Los Indios, Malibu. Photographer unidentified.

From left: Gwen Munro (Australian woman winner), Joyce Nielsen (NZ woman winner), Colin Tapley (NZ man winner), Nola Luxford, William Molloy (screen name Brian Norman, Australian man winner).

Other - PAColl-9548-07-02, 03 and 05 are probably all taken at the same occasion (Information from staff member Barbara Lyon.)

Source of descriptive information - People, date and location provided by staff member Barbara Lyon, from diary of Nola Luxford 15 October 1933, and memoir of William Molloy at MS-Papers-6983, chapter 17, page 14. Despite inscription for Uplifters Ranch, the location is possibly Snowy Baker's Riviera Country Club, based on these sources.

Inscriptions: Verso - FILM Hollywood Nola Luxford (2 frame) A Polo Game. Uplifters Ranch Santa Monica

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print

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Luxford, Nola, 1895-1994 :Photographs / Nola Luxford NBC news presenter, and people she met
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1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Group portraits, Silver gelatin print, Orientation: Horizontal image
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