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

Peter Ford

Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
 
Peter Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
1. Peter Ford Marker
Inscription.  Peter has worked in nearly two dozen film projects, including "The Rounders", "Advance to the Rear", "Day of the Evil Gun", "Proud and the Damned", "Barnaby Jones", "Cade's County", and in Kanab in 1967 filmed "The Long Ride Home", with father Glenn Ford, Inger Stevens, Paul Peterson and George Hamilton. Peter is the only child of two of Hollywood's most renowned movie stars, Eleanor Powell and Glenn Ford.
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
 
Location. 37° 2.66′ N, 112° 31.575′ 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, near the entrance to the hotel parking lot at this address. 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. Forrest Tucker (a few steps from this marker); Lisa Montell (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Marty Robbins (within shouting distance of this marker); L. Q. Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Jack Nicholson and Will Hutchins (within shouting distance of this marker); Dub Taylor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ava Gardner & Howard Keel (about 400 feet away); Rod Cameron (about 400 feet away). 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. Peter Ford. Peter Newton Ford (born 1945) is a retired American actor and singer. Peter worked on nearly two dozen-film projects as an actor and dialogue director. The first was Gilda where director Charles Vidor used Peter's photo to represent Johnny Farrell (Glenn's role in the film) as a child. Peter's first speaking role was in The Gazebo in 1959, co-starring Debbie Reynolds. He also appeared in Pocketful of Miracles, Dear Heart, Advance to the Rear, Fate is the Hunter,
Marker detail: Peter Ford photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Peter Ford photo
and The Rounders. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Peter Ford (Internet Movie Database). Was indirectly responsible for the inclusion of Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" in Blackboard Jungle (1955). Director Richard Brooks was visiting Peter's father Glenn Ford, who starred in Blackboard Jungle, at Ford's home, and heard the nine-year-old Peter playing the record. Brooks liked it and featured it prominently in the film. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Peter Ford Marker (<i>wide view; located beside hotel parking lot entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Peter Ford Marker (wide view; located beside hotel parking lot entrance)
 
 
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 547 times since then and 52 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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