Hollywood Casino Pool Manager Signs Herman Hunt Noted Swimmer

wilcox1971 Member Photo

Clipped by wilcox1971

Hollywood Casino Pool Manager Signs Herman Hunt Noted Swimmer - 14-passenger HOLLYWOOD CASINO POOL MANAGER...
14-passenger HOLLYWOOD CASINO POOL MANAGER SIGNS HERMAN HUNT NOTED SWIMMER Contract Calls For Shows In January, February And March The 1930 season at Hollywood Beach casino pool will be the most interesting and brilliant in the history of Hollywood. Thomas J. Tetersen, manager, stated today. Manager Petersen has signed Herman Hunt, the well known water impresario and coach, to stage a series of ten shows at tlie pool during the season, the contract calling for two shows in January, four in February and four in March. ? The shows as a rule wiU be staged on Sunday afternoons, but the contract provides for two exhibitions a month on dates other than Sundays. Has Trained Many M. G. Douglas, swimming and diving coach from the Pacific coast, already is coaching at the pool, and has a number of pupils. He trained Martha Stager, of Portland, for the Catalina. swim, Martha received her first instructions at the Portland natatorium, and won the prize after thirty 21 hours steady swim. Happy Kuhn, the 16-year-old wonder, 1920 Olympic world's champion diver, was another of Douglas's students, and he has trained eight other world champion swimmers and divers, among them Eva Schultz, diver and breast stroke swimmer; Olive Gotterdam, lG-year-old Seattle "girl ; Tommy Blankberg, Marvin Kelson, sensational swimmer of the last Wrigley marathon ; Wedmer sisters, of , Seattle; George Young and Eddie Keaton, the present world's champion, are under contract with Douglas and probably wilj be in Hollywood during the winter. Marvin Nelson is now oa his way'to Hollywood and will be in his traiinng camp at Hollywood Beach by January 1. Pool In Good Condition The pool Is in prime condition, said Manager Petersen, and the locker enrollment is increasing every day. Mr. Skougland was a visitor at the pool Tuesday, and signified his intention of making it his beach headquarters, by making preparations for swimming instructions for his wife and daughter. A great many others are already starting their lessons, and are nsing the pool daily. Ann Benoit, champion -Wrigley swimmer, aad the Rawls family, the Coral Gables talent and a num. ber of professionals will appear in a special hoUday program Christ mas day, for the benefit of the American Legion post auxiliary, funds to be used for purposes. charitable 1

Clipped from
  1. Fort Lauderdale News,
  2. 18 Dec 1929, Wed,
  3. Page 1

wilcox1971 Member Photo
  • Hollywood Casino Pool Manager Signs Herman Hunt Noted Swimmer

    wilcox1971 – 16 Apr 2018

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in