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Thursday, October 27, 2011

POLLY WALKER CO-STARRED WITH JACK OAKIE IN 1930 FILM

DISCOVERING OUR VALLEY   2011

Playing the role of "Looloo", Polly Walker co-starred with San Fernando Valley actor, Jack Oakie in the film "Hit The Deck" in 1930. She was attracted to the film industry, from her successful roles on Broadway, by the Granada Hills film star James Cagney.

Polly Walker, c. 1930.  Photo gift of Jean Putney to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 2011 - Putney Collection -  Birdland Archive -  Refer to photo number 3886 - Click on image to enlarge.

The autograph reads:  "To Mr, Glick and his Bird Wonderland. Sincerely Polly Walker.  Coulson Glick was the owner of Bird Wonderland in Van Nuys / later Encino, California.

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