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

Forrest Tucker

Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
 
Forrest Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
1. Forrest Tucker Marker
Inscription.  Known worldwide for his hit T.V. series "F Troop", Forrest Tucker often shot many of his feature films in Kanab. "Tuck", as he was called, made "The Big Cat" here in 1949, "Oh! Susannah" in 1951, "Bugles In The Afternoon" in 1952, "Ride The Man Down" in 1952, "Pony Express" in 1953 and "Stagecoach To Fury" in 1956. Outgoing and well liked, "Tuck" was always welcomed in "Little Hollywood."
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Utah - Kanab "Walk of Fame" series list.
 
Location. 37° 2.654′ N, 112° 31.576′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on South 100 East (U.S. 89) south of East 200 South, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located beside the sidewalk on the east side of the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 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. Peter Ford (a few steps from this marker); Lisa Montell (a few steps from this marker); Marty Robbins (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Jack Nicholson and Will Hutchins (within shouting distance of this marker); L. Q. Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Dub Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Ava Gardner & Howard Keel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rod Cameron (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
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1. Forrest Tucker. Forrest Meredith Tucker (1919–1986) was an American actor in both movies and television who appeared in nearly a hundred films. Tucker worked as a vaudeville straight man aged fifteen years old. After twenty years spent mainly in Westerns and action roles, he returned to his roots, showing versatility as a comedic and stage musical actor. In the television series F Troop, he became identified with the character of Cavalry Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Forrest Tucker (Internet Movie Database). Forrest Tucker started at the top when he entered the movies, in a supporting role in William Wyler's The Westerner (1940) opposite Gary
Marker detail: Forrest Tucker photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Forrest Tucker photo
Cooper and Walter Brennan, who won his third Oscar for portraying Judge Roy Bean in the picture. Tucker was top-billed in many of the "B" pictures in the action and western genres such as Rock Island Trail (1950), California Passage (1950) and Ride the Man Down (1952), among many others. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Forrest Tucker Marker (<i>wide view; marker is located beside sidewalk</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Forrest Tucker Marker (wide view; marker is located beside sidewalk)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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