Pat is well known as the character Arnold from the TV
series "Happy Days" and from the "Karate Kid"
movies. The first time I met him he showed up on my doorstep with a mutual friend,
both of whom had had too much vodka to commiserate Pat's recent
divorce. They wanted to memorialize their mutual sorrow day with a
Our other friend excused himself for a moment. Pat, funny man that he
is, tried to make light of his emotional state while lingering in front of the
camera alone. While trying to
explain how hurt he felt, he began to demonstrate what it would look
like to have his head physically twisted off his body. I shot a frame of film. He burst
into tears. I continued to photograph him like that. Soon, we were all
Hasselblad 500 ELM; Zeiss
100mm lens; Plus-X 70mm film; processed normal in D-76 or HC 110.
Dynalight Packs with modified Balcar head in an umbrella with a square