Cauble, Bill and Roy Eubanks 1971-07-13

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Set designer Bill Cauble and performer Roy Eubanks discuss the origin, history and production details of the Fort Griffin Fandangle in Albany.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Cauble and Roy Eubanks

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Date: July 13, 1971

Location: Albany, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Eubanks' work with the Albany Fandangle began in 1947, Traces origin of the Fandangle from 1937, Cauble discusses set construction with the Fandangle, List of local performers and directors involved in the Fandangle, Added features to the sets described, Have obtained use of new wireless microphone, Eubanks reviews his background and education, Eubanks present writing projects explained, Characterizes Bob Nail, Fandangle cast and crew named, Anecdote about using buffalo in the Fandangle, Use of arc light discussed, Cites reasons for move of the Fandangle from the football field to its present location

Tape 1, Side 2: Comments on financing and administrating the Fandangle, Cauble's proposed use of the county jail revealed, Cauble reviews his art career, Description of art techniques, Ideas of aesthetic "progression" expressed, Legal transfers of the Albany jail, Potential museum displays listed, Bob Nail's photographs discussed, Cauble's grandparents mentioned

Range Dates: 1937-1971

Bulk Dates: 1937-1947

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