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Frank Francis Papers

  • UQFL144
  • Collection
  • [1928?]-1977

Material relating to musical comedy, "Tangles", and correspondence and other material relating to James Devaney.

Francis, F. C. (Frank Charles), 1895-1980

Papers relating to radio musical comedy, "Tangles"

Lyrics, music, script and other documents. R. O'Connor, F. C. Francis & W. J. Buckley wrote the music and lyrics for the musical comedy "Tangles". W. H. Butland was the arranger. "Tangles" was first broadcast on radio, 8 Nov 1928. It was revised for the next broadcast 7 Jan 1929. It was renamed "Matrimonial tangles" and performed again 11 July 1934.

Francis, F. C. (Frank Charles), 1895-1980

Papers relating to James Devaney

Letters to Queensland poet Frank Charles Francis from James Martin Devaney, and other correspondence, photographs, poems and newspaper cuttings relating to Devaney.

Devaney, James, 1890-1976


256 letters, mostly from Jim Devaney to Frank Francis. Occasional correspondents include Maureen Stewart, Madge Montgomery, Phyllis Devaney, Clem Christesen, Freda Francis.


3 poems, titled 'Last poem', 'Vision', 'Too lovely for having long'.
Draft version of Towards evening, with handwritten corrections by Frank Francis.
Page titled 'Notes re James Devaney's poetry - 1966'.