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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Dan Duryea

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

— Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Dan Duryea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
1. Dan Duryea Marker
Inscription.  Perennial bad man on countless westerns such as "Along Came Jones", "Six Black Horses" and "Night Passage". Dan Duryea was the consummate actor. So it was no surprise when Dan was cast as the hero in Universal Studios Production of "Black Bart" made in Kanab in color in 1948. Dan's co-stars were Yvonne DeCarlo and Jeffrey Lynn. Filming took place all around Kanab and nearby Cedar Mountain and Paria Canyon.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Utah - Kanab "Walk of Fame" series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1948.
 
Location. 37° 2.586′ N, 112° 31.593′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is at the intersection of South 100 East (U.S. 89) and East 300 South, on the right when traveling south on South 100 East. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, at the northwest corner of the intersection, adjacent to the traffic light pole. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 288 South 100 East, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gregory Peck (a few steps from this marker); Rod Cameron
Marker detail: Dan Duryea photo image. Click for full size.
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(a few steps from this marker); Ava Gardner & Howard Keel (within shouting distance of this marker); Israel and Charlotte Cox Heaton (within shouting distance of this marker); Dub Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Proud Rebel (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Nicholson and Will Hutchins (within shouting distance of this marker); Marty Robbins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a laser-printed metal plaque, mounted horizontally on a waist-high metal post.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dan Duryea. Dan Duryea (1907–1968) was an American actor in film, stage, and television. Known for portraying a vast range of character roles as a villain, he nonetheless had a long career in a wide variety of leading and secondary roles. (Submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Dan Duryea (Internet Movie Database). Dan Duryea was educated at Cornell University and worked in the advertising business before pursuing his career as an actor. Dan Duryea was definitely the man you went to the movies for and loved to hate. His sniveling, deliberately taunting demeanor
Dan Duryea Marker (<i>wide view; marker is located just right of the traffic light pole</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
3. Dan Duryea Marker (wide view; marker is located just right of the traffic light pole)
and snarling flat, nasal tones set the actor apart from other similar slimeballs of the 1940s and 1950s. (Submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 7, 2022