Munchkin Jack Glicken 1935 CA

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This is an old postcard photo (1935, San Diego CA) of dwarf performer Jack Glicken, Midget Policeman Worlds Fair, Midget Village. Born Jack Glickstein. He was the midget policeman at the Midget City during the San Diego Expo of 1935-1936: He also appeared as a Munchkin City Father in the film The Wizard of Oz. Tragically died while crossing a busy Miami Beach Florida street, after leaving work as a doorman at the grand Copa City Nightclub. He was hit by a 20 year old driver. Son of Rose Glicken and born in Russia. He stood 41 inches and weighed 65 pounds. Was age 35 at the time this postcard was published.

Mystery: Unsure which company produced this photo postcard. I bought it on Ebay.
at San Diego Expo, San Diego, San Diego County, CA USA


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