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"Carl Weagant of Carlsark fame, at right, with his parents and H. M. Devereaux, a crew member" Movie Makers, Dec. 1930, 787.

Carl Weagant

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

ACL Ten Best 1930

Films:

Cruise Of The Carlsark, The (1930)

Biographical Notes:

From New York City, New York.

"The CARLSARK was a yacht owned by Carl L. Weagant, who sailed from Ithaca, New York, to Ithaca, Greece, shortly after graduating from Cornell University in 1929. The other crew members were Henry M. Devereux, Joseph Rummler, and Dudley Schoales. Weagant later wrote for YACHTING magazine and invested in salvage projects. In 1934, he committed suicide, citing financial failure as the reason in a note to his family" Cornell University Library.

Bibliographic Resources:

Movie Makers, Dec. 1930, 758, 759.
Guide to the Carlsark Collection, ca. 1920-1973. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.