Art Davis

Date: 1976 February 26
Length: 141 min.
Call Number: OH39

Biography

Western swing fiddler and Western movie actor. Born 1913. Died 1987. Career most active 1930s-1940s.

Interview Summary

1976 February 26
(2 hours, 21 minutes)
Musician and actor Art Davis recalls events from his career. Discussion includes his childhood; his current activities; comments on his movie career; working with Bill Boyd; his recording career; memories of Gene Autry; memories of Ray Whitley; working under the name Larry Mason; and the impact of World War II on his career.