Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Late Daredevil Star in Attractively Produced Stunt Picture -- October 7, 2020

Motion Picture News, 02-October-1920

After serving in the US Army Air Service during World War I, Ormer Locklear became a barnstormer who specialized in wing walking. He and his partner Skeets Elliot toured the country thrilling audiences. While shooting their second starring movie, The Skywayman (great title), pilot Elliot was blinded by spotlights during a night dive and both men were killed. The producers left the scene in the movie.

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