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Message to Leo (a racer's report), 1986

Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007


Item Information

Title: Message to Leo (a racer's report)

Date: 1986

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. ; 16 min., 26 sec.

Description: Video directed by Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper, edited by Scarpitta and Jim Skipper. Video begins as Scarpitta, wearing a helmet, speaks from the interior of a large tire. Video shows Scarpitta's discussions about automobile racing and Leo Castelli's sponsorship with others at a the Lincoln Speedway, Hanover, PA and footage of cars racing on the track.

Title derived from opening credits of video.

Creator: Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007

Forms part of: Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper. Message to Leo (a racer's report), 1986. Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 19268