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Message to Leo (racer's report), 1987

Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007

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Title: Message to Leo (racer's report)

Date: 1987

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 16 min., 19 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.

Creator: Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007

Forms part of: Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Salvatore Scarpitta and Joan Bankemper. Message to Leo (racer's report), 1987. Salvatore Scarpitta papers, 1934-2011. 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: 19808