6 images. Muscle Beach summer school, August 5 1957. General views of weight lifting et cetera at Muscle Beach; Lucille Westerlund; Babe Westerlund; Bill Pangborn -- 14 years.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1957-08-05. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Muscle Beach summer school. 7: General views of the weight-lifting arena at Muscle Beach where champions and near champions work out daily. The weightlifters have formed a corporation and boast nearly 1,000 members, 20 of whom are girls. Many donate their time to assist newcomers to the field. 66: Experienced acrobats and adagio dancers work out with novices on the L-shaped platform at Muscle Beach where 'summer school' now is in full swing. This three-acre beach area just south of the Santa Monica Pier attracts thousands of tourists who preview acts to be shown later on the nation's stages. 60: Demonstrating a difficult acrobatic stunt for the benefit of beginners at Muscle Beach are (top to bottom): Bruce Donaldson, Larry Mace and Director DeForrest (Moe) Most. L. to r., 65: Harold Wood, 15, of Santa Monica, who has been working out at Muscle Beach for 18 months, demonstrates his progress for the benefit of Dave Robinson, 14, of Reseda, who is a newcomer. 63: Classes in childrens' acrobatics are conducted regularly by playground Director DeForrest (Moe) Most, shown in a demonstration with Sherry Evans, 14, of West L.A. 52: 'Wow, whatta bicep,' Bill Pangborn, 14, of Los Angeles, probably is saying, as he checks muscular Sammy Berg, professional wrestler, who is a Muscle Beach weight lift regular. 16: Babe Westerlund, topflight acrobat and juggler, watches his student, Christopher Black, 17, as the latter practices at Muscle Beach. Westerlund is one of the professionals who donates time to teach novices. He has performed five times in Radio City Music Hall, on national television shows and in theaters all over the world".; Caption slip continues: "8: Top stage and television performers, Lucille and Babe Westerlund juggle hoops for the benefit of a protege, 17-year-old Christopher Black (center) at Muscle Beach. Babe, now 42, turned professional acrobat and juggler at the age of 12, has appeared in theatres all over the world. He met Lucille, then a magician, when both appeared in U.S.O. shows in Great Britain".