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Feb. 6 memorial planned for longtime USC professor Herb Farmer

January 10, 2010 |  3:21 pm

A memorial service for longtime USC professor Herb Farmer will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Norris Theater on campus. A reception will follow.

Farmer, whose USC career included filming football games from the roof of the Coliseum press box and overseeing the school's film archives, died Nov. 22 at 89.

A fund has been set up to support the USC archives. Contributions can be sent to the Bea and Herbert E. Farmer Endowed Fund, School of Cinematic Arts, University Park, SCA 465, Los Angeles, 90089-2211.

--Keith Thursby

Photo: Herb Farmer preparing to film a USC football game in 1942. Credit: USC School of Cinematic Arts