Because his father, Alexander Stirling Calder, received public commissions, the family traversed the country throughout Calder's childhood. Calder was encouraged to create, and from the age of eight he always had his own workshop wherever the family lived. For Christmas in , Calder presented his parents with two of his first sculptures, a tiny dog and duck cut from a brass sheet and bent into formation. The duck is kinetic—it rocks back and forth when tapped. Even at age eleven, his facility in handling materials was apparent.
1955 Le Mans disaster
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The Ferraris, current champions at the time, were very fast, but fragile. Jaguar concentrated their racing almost exclusively on Le Mans and had a very experienced driver line-up including Formula 1 F1 Ferrari driver, Mike Hawthorn. The SLR featured a body made of an ultra-lightweight magnesium alloy called Elektron. The car lacked the more effective state-of-the-art disc brakes featured on the rival Jaguar D-Type , instead incorporating a large air brake behind the driver that could be raised to increase drag and slow the car.
Emmett's mother Mamie was born in the small Delta town of Webb, Mississippi. The Delta region encompasses the large, multi-county area of northwestern Mississippi in the watershed of the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers. When Carthan was two years old, her family moved to Argo, Illinois , as part of the Great Migration of rural black families out of the South to the North to escape violence, lack of opportunity and unequal treatment under the law. They were mostly sharecroppers who lived on land owned by whites.
Gordon Scott Film number 3 of 6 in the Scott series Sol Lesser's Tarzan and the Lost Safari was the first Tarzan film to be presented in colour, and for the first time the cast and crew were sent to filming locations in British East Africa, and the Ape Man began to speak like an educated human. However, for the follow-up film, Tarzan's Fight For Life , Lessor must have suspected that the Tarzan franchise was wearing out its welcome. He put much less money and effort into the production and his efforts to bring the jungle lord to television also stalled.