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

Anthony Quinn

Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
 
Anthony Quinn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 30, 2016
1. Anthony Quinn Marker
Inscription.  Academy award winning actor, Anthony Quinn has a 50 year acting career that brought him here to Kanab for location shots. Anthony played "Yellow Hand" in 20th Century Fox's 1944 film "Buffalo Bill," starring Joel McCrea. In 1953 Tony was back for MGM's "Ride Vaquero" co-starring with Robert Taylor, Howard Keel and Ava Gardner. Tony won his Academy Award for the lusty film, "Zorba the Greek".
 
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° 3.105′ N, 112° 32.092′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89) north of West 200 North, 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: 236 North 300 West, 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. James Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Denny Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Ben Johnson
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(within shouting distance of this marker); George "Gabby" Hayes (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenn Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Neil Summers (within shouting distance of this marker); Roydon Clark (within shouting distance of this marker); Clint Eastwood (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
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1. Anthony Quinn. Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (1915–2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-born American actor, painter, writer and film director. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Anthony Quinn (Internet Movie Database). Quinn hit Hollywood in 1936 and picked up a variety of small roles in several films at Paramount, including an Indian warrior in The Plainsman (1936), which was directed by the man who later became his father-in-law, Cecil B. DeMille. As a contract player at Paramount, Quinn mainly played villains and ethnic types, such as an Arab chieftain in the Bing Crosby-Bob
Marker detail: Anthony Quinn photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Anthony Quinn photo
Hope vehicle Road to Morocco (1942). As a Mexican national (he did not become an American citizen until 1947), he was exempt from the draft. With many actors in the service fighting World War II, Quinn was able to move up into better supporting roles. He had married DeMille's daughter Katherine DeMille, which afforded him entrance to the top circles of Hollywood society. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Anthony Quinn Marker (<i>wide view; marker located beside sidewalk, adjacent to light pole</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Anthony Quinn Marker (wide view; marker located beside sidewalk, adjacent to light pole)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 6 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.

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