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Corpus Christi Concert With William Bendix and Peter Palmer

Sari Martin

Silent | c.1960

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  •  Peter Palmer, best known for his role as Li'l Abner, performs 
  •  The Martin family poses with Susan Hall, "Miss Green." 
  •  Palmer signs autographs and gives donor Sari Martin a girl a kiss on the cheek 
  •  Actor William Bendix takes the stage. Bendix is best known for his roles in The Babe Ruth Story and The Life of Riley. 
  •  A couple performs together 
  •  The Holly Twins, Jonell and Glenell, play guitars on stage 
  •  Rose Marie performs. Rose Marie is a vaudeville actress also well known for her role on The Dick Van Dyke Show. 
  •  Sari Martin poses for a photo with The Holly Twins 
  •  Sari and Crystal Martin pose with a member of a group act 
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This home movie from the Ryan-Martin Collection captures scenes of a concert in 1960 near Corpus Christi, Texas. Many performers take the stage, including Peter Palmer, William Bendix, Rose Marie, the Holly Twins, and Susan Hall. Scenes include several performances, as well as the acts signing autographs and posing for photos with Sari Martin and her younger sister, Crystal.