Fabiano, Mae 1982-09-25

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Mae Fabiano recalls her life and career in the theatre business.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mae Fabiano

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Date: September 25, 1982

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Clifford Ashby

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Fort Worth, Texas (June 27, 1909), Parents, Father, E. H. Hill, Mother, Josephine Mills Hill, Vaudeville Theatre, Fort Worth, Tap dancer, Chorus girl, Joe Fabiano, Marriage (1926), Traveling shows, Weselman show (1926), Joe Barnett (1926), Landers Theatre (1927), Stockmarket crash (1929), Impact on theaters

Tape 1, Side 2: Shows, Doug Morgan (1930-1932), Leslie Kell (1930-1931), Monroe Hopkins (1932-1937), Fred Bronck (1933, 1935, 1937), Henry Brunk (1934), L. B. Brock (1936), Bob LaThey (1937), Booked road show pictures (1938), House trailer burns (1939), Road show pictures (1944), Tent show, Dallas, Texas (1949), Flood, Booked pictures (to 1955), "Joke Shop" (1955), Fort Worth, Joe Fabiano, Death (1974)

Tape 2, Side 1: Personal experiences, Happiness in theatre, Rehearsals, Sleep, Daily routine, General lifestyle in theatre, Alcohol, Townspeople, Gay actors

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1909-1974

Bulk Dates: 1909-1974

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