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Andy at Home: 1962

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Andy at Home: 1962

May 16, 1962. "Television actor Andy Griffith at his summer home on Roanoke Island, N.C. Photos show Griffith hugging and roughhousing with wife Barbara; at home with children Dixie and Sam, and others; with family on the beach near Albermarle Sound; deep sea fishing in the Sound; hunting with his dog; playing guitar and bass horn; plowing his field; speaking at a local beauty contest(?); signing autographs for fans; visiting the jail at Manteo, N.C." 35mm negative by Bob Sandberg for the Look magazine assignment "Andy Griffith: Sheriff of Mayberry." View full size.

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Little horn

That's a WWI Trench bugle on the floor. The US government issued a contract for these in April 1917. My grandfather was an ambulance driver in the Great War and brought one back when he came home.

Wife Barbara

She sure doesn't look happy. They toughed it out for another ten years until the divorce.

Happy Wife, Happy Life

According to the Internet wife Barbara remains with Andy for another 10 years. Perhaps her sour expression here reflects her wondering how the untidy house will show in the magazine.

Candid Camera

She looks a bit put out or something.

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