Texas Archive of the Moving Image is loading...

The Crenshaw Athletic Club

Wallace and Euna Pryor

Silent | 1970s

comment
  • Normal
  • Large video
  • Large content
  • Full video
"rtmpconf":{ type:"flv", file:"mp4:2010_00251_480x360.mp4", baseUrl:wgScriptPath + "/extensions/player/", streamServer:'texas-flash.streamguys1.com:443/vod', width:"480", height:"360", config:{ showBrowserControls:false }, poster:"/library/index.php?action=ajax%26rs=importImage%26rsargs[]=2010 00251 tn.jpg%26rsargs[]=480", controls:{ _timerStyle:"sides" } }
Map
Loading Google Maps...
 
TAMI Tags
  •  Wide shot of the Crenshaw Athletic Club 
  •  Practicing on the trampoline 
  •  The instructors do an impressive demonstration for their students 
  •  Bill and Bee Crenshaw leading instruction 
 
Mark Video Segment:
begin
end
play
See someone or something you recognize? TAMI Tagging
Click begin and end to mark the segment you wish
to tag. Then enter your comment and click on Tag!
To: tamitags@texasarchive.org
 
Share this video
X

Send E-mail

Embed

[Hide]Right click this link, select 'open in new tab', and add to bookmarks:
In partnership with:
  • About the video
  • Wally Pryor Wally Pryor
  • Texas Locations
  • Keywords
Founded in the 1949 by Bill and Bee Crenshaw, the Crenshaw Athletic Club was one of the first private gymnastic studios in the country. In this B-roll footage, boys take gymnastics classes at the Club, located in Austin. Instructors, including Bill and Bee, train their students in a variety of gymnastic activities: tumbling, parallel bars, pommel horse, and rings to name a few. The boys watch from the mats as their coaches demonstrate the impressive results that come from long term practice.
Known to many as the "Voice of the Longhorns," Wally Pryor served as the announcer for UT sports from 1953 until 2002. While his voice was certainly recognizable he also played an active role as a producer – for KTBC, amongst others – and regularly served as an emcee for various events. Wally regularly worked as a producer for his older brother Richard "Cactus" Pryor. The films in the Wallace and Euna Pryor collection represent a range of films, including home movies,  various pieces he produced, and films featuring himself and Cactus Pryor.