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The Stroud Collection - Texan Theatre, no. 24 - Town and Country

Suzanne Stroud Santo

Silent | 1930s

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  •  Working with chickens 
  •  Cows 
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This film from the Stroud Collection captures the family in a variety of locations, in town and on the farm. Of particular interest are scenes of the family working with chickens and cattle. Donor Suzanne Stroud Santo tells the story of the films in this collection: "My family owned the Texan Theatre in Hamilton, Texas. During the Depression, a fellow from Hollywood, down on his luck, sold my grandfather his film equipment. Grandpa would go to community events in Hamilton County and film them, then develop them and have a "showing" to promote business." The family also owned the 281 Drive-In Theatre, the first Drive-In in Texas to install a swimming pool.