In 1967, Harrison Forman (1904-1978) was in London. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Forman was a photographer and journalist. He wrote for The New York Times and National Geographic, reporting from China during World War II, where he interviewed the leading communist Mao Zedong.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Oriental Philosophy, Forman travelled to the Tibetan Plateau in 1932, filmed the Panchen Lama at the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe, Gansu province, and served as the Tibetan technical expert on photographer Frank Capra’s film Lost Horizon (1937).
Via: University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections & University Archives
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