Interview with Margaret Foresman, Tony Tarracino,

Project: Henry Faulkner Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, bar owner Tony Torracino and patron Margaret Foresman discuss the time that painter Henry Faulkner spent in Key West, Florida. It begins with a discussion of Faulkner's abilities as a singer and actor. The two talk about a movie done about Tony Torracino's life in which Faulkner plays himself. It then moves on to a discussion about Faulkner's relationship with gold heiress Alice DeLamar. The two also talk about the level of acceptance Faulkner had as a gay man living in Key West. The interview discusses Faulkner's relationship with Tennessee Williams in detail, as well as his other relationships. Tarracino talks about Faulkner's attitude towards drugs and alcohol, as well as talking about his own bar, Captain Tony's Saloon. It ends with a brief discussion regarding Faulkner's childhood.

Interview Accession

2006oh170_hf001

Interviewee Name

Margaret Foresman

Tony Tarracino

Interviewer Name

Charles House

Interview Date

1982

Interview Partial Date

1982

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Foresman, Margaret Interview by Charles House. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Foresman, M. (n.d.). Interview by C. House. Henry Faulkner Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Foresman, Margaret, interview by Charles House. (n.d.), Henry Faulkner Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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