Ambrose Schindler

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Ambrose "Amblin' Amby" Schindler (born April 22, 1917) is a former American collegiate football player, coach, actor and stuntsman. He was born in San Diego, California. He played college football for the University of Southern California. He was in the 1940 Rose Bowl. He went on to be the MVP in the 1940 College All-Star Game, held at Soldier Field in Chicago.[1][2]

Schindler was in the The Wizard of Oz as a Winkie Guard and as Jack Haley's Tin Man stunt double. He also appeared in Sailor's Lady (1940).

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  1. Jerry Crowe, Ambrose Schindler followed his own road to success at USC and beyond, Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2011, accessed July 12, 2011.
  2. Sport: Kickoff, Time, September 9, 1940, accessed July 12, 2011.

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