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[The Light Crust Doughboys Collection, No. 12 - The Doughboys on Tour 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 ...
Date: 1952/1959
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Partner: UNT Media Library

[Sammonds Family Films, No. 1 - Vacations and Family Gatherings, 1969-1971]

Description: This home movie documents the daily lives and activities of the Sammonds family including vacations and family gatherings. The film begins with footage of the United States Airforce (USAF) academy. The film includes footage of a family gathering in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with family gathered outdoors playing Frisbee, and catch, and a shot of the Ronnie Sammonds TV repair service van. The film continues with man and a woman flying a kite, observing an unidentified monument, and joking around for the camera. A group of young men and women walk down the street of an unidentified city and pose for the camera. Family members then travel to the Royal Gorge in Colorado and view the bridge from a scenic overlook. The Sammonds family participates in an outdoor family reunion at an unidentified park. On a road trip, the Sammonds shoot footage from the side of the road and from a moving car including the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, Missouri. The film continues with footage of camping in a snow-covered area, wading in water, and visiting a zoo. A trip to San Francisco includesthe Golden Gate Bridge, a trolley car, and Union Square. They next drive through Seattle, Washington into Canada and observe Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota. The film ends with the Sammonds arrival in Ohio and a canoe trip on the Little Miami River.
Date: 1969-05/1971-05
Creator: Sammonds, Ron, Jr.
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Partner: UNT Media Library