Sorenson, Mrs Louise Heffner 1974-06-02

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Mrs. Sorenson, former child actress and daughter of actors in the Harley Sadler tent shows, recalls the physical and emotional environment of the shows, in addition to her memories of the people and practices associated with them.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Louise Heffner Sorenson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 02, 1974

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Interviewer: Clifford Ashby and Suzanne Ricker

Length: 1 hour 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Louise Heffner Sorenson, Parents, Show experience, Theatrical experience, Tent show memories, Environment, Programs, Tent, Physical description, Charlie Myers, Backstage, Scenery, Dressing room, Stage curtain.

Tape 1, Side 2: Tent show memories (continued), Stage curtain, Specialties, Band, Seating, Spotlight, General information, Harley Sadler, Personality.

Tape 2, Side 1: Tent show memories (continued), Prizes, Plays, Characters, "Toby" parts, Makeup, Profanity, Billie Sadler, Rose Landrum.

Tape 2, Side 2: Tent show memories (continued), Acquaintances, Tent show people, Salaries, Living habits.

Range Dates: 1920s-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1930s

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