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Creator:
Scarpitta, Salvatore, 1919-2007  Search this
Bankemper, Joan  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Place:
Hanover, Pa.
Date:
1986
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. ; 16 min., 26 sec.
Summary:
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.<br> Title derived from opening credits of video.
Citation:
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.
Additional Forms:
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.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Automobile racing  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19268
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19268