[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 12 - The Doughboys on Tour 1952 - 1959]

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This home movie documents the Light Crust Doughboys (LCD) on tour and performing in Texas and the Southern United States in 1952 - 1959. Footage includes performers at the Bob Wills Ranch House in Dallas, Texas on November 27, 1951 (3 min., 06 sec.); a performance in Houston, Texas on June 25, 1952 that includes actors Tim Holt and Preston Foster (6 min, 44 sec.); a visit with actor Noah Beery, Jr. on September 30, 1952 in Little Rock, Arkansas (8 min, 07 sec.); a trip to historic sites in Vicksburg, Mississippi (8 min., 58 sec.); the exterior of the ... continued below

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1 film (32 min., 34 sec.) : si., col. ; 8 mm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1952/1959.

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  • Main Title: [The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 12 - The Doughboys on Tour 1952 - 1959]
  • Added Title: The label on the case reads "Doughboys 1952-1959"

Description

This home movie documents the Light Crust Doughboys (LCD) on tour and performing in Texas and the Southern United States in 1952 - 1959. Footage includes performers at the Bob Wills Ranch House in Dallas, Texas on November 27, 1951 (3 min., 06 sec.); a performance in Houston, Texas on June 25, 1952 that includes actors Tim Holt and Preston Foster (6 min, 44 sec.); a visit with actor Noah Beery, Jr. on September 30, 1952 in Little Rock, Arkansas (8 min, 07 sec.); a trip to historic sites in Vicksburg, Mississippi (8 min., 58 sec.); the exterior of the WFAA studio (11 min., 48 sec.); pianist Knocky Parker and guitarist Zeke Campbell playing together in 1954 (12 min, 07 sec.); a trip to the Port of Beaumont (12 min., 36 sec.); a stop in Lubbock for a parade and performance with Jack Perry at the ABC Rodeo (13 min., 40 sec); the LCD in Cedar Ridge recording studio (15 min., 48 sec.); the LCD and other performers filming a television show at Cross Road Store in May 1957 (16 min., 24 sec.); another performance at the ABC Rodeo in Lubbock in May 1957 (17 min., 47 sec.); the LCD traveling by car to Louisiana (19 min., 06 sec.); the LCD performing at segregated schools in Houma, Louisiana in 1958 (20 min., 57 sec.); the LCD, Dorothy Burnett, and other performers at the grand opening of a National Food Stores in Odessa in 1958 (22 min., 39 sec.); the LCD and other performers filming the "Funz-a-Poppin" television show for Channel 7 in Amarillo (24 min., 43 sec.); a stop in Pascagoula, Mississippi in 1958 (26 min., 37 sec.); a LCD performance in Athens in 1958 (27 min., 44 sec.); and the LCD and other performers at Love Field Airport in 1959 to celebrate the launch of American Airlines' Dallas to New York air travel on the Boeing 707 (28 min., 35 sec).

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1 film (32 min., 34 sec.) : si., col. ; 8 mm.

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This item was digitized in 2018 by the Texas Archive of the Moving Image as part of an NEH Common Heritage Grant.

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  • Preferred Citation: Spotlight on North Texas Collection, University of North Texas Media Library

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Spotlight on North Texas

Digitized materials from "Spotlight on North Texas," a community history and regional media preservation project, include home movies, television news footage, and photographs that document activities in the state of Texas and beyond. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

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  • 1952/1959

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[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 12 - The Doughboys on Tour 1952 - 1959], video, 1952/1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1061073/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Media Library.