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

Joel McCrea

Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —

 
 
Joel McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Joel McCrea Marker
Inscription.  
Actor Joel McCrea made more films in Kanab than any other major star. “Union Pacific” in 1939, “Buffalo Bill” in 1944, “Ramrod” in 1947, “The Outsiders” in 1950 and “Trooper Hook” in 1957. Mr. McCrea was considered one of Hollywood’s best riders and along with his wife, actress Frances Dee they were one of the town’s favorite couples, living the western lifestyle when off camera.
 
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 1939.
 
Location. 37° 2.895′ N, 112° 31.598′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Center Street (U.S. 89) and North 100 East, on the left when traveling east on East Center Street. Marker is located along the sidewalk directly in front of the Parry Lodge. This marker is the first one from the east in a set of five markers at this location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 East Center Street, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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within walking distance of this marker. John Smith (here, next to this marker); William A. Wellman (here, next to this marker); Gronway "Gron" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Whitney "Whit" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chauncey "Chance" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronald Reagan (within shouting distance of this marker); Dan Haggerty (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnny Western (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
1. Joel McCrea. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Joel McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Joel McCrea Marker
Looking north along US 89
Joel McCrea Marker (<i>wide view; marker located beside sidewalk in front of the Parry Lodge</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Joel McCrea Marker (wide view; marker located beside sidewalk in front of the Parry Lodge)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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