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

Glenn Ford

Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —

 
 
Glenn Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Glenn Ford Marker
Inscription.  
Hollywood legend, Glenn Ford, appeared in over 100 feature films, many of them western including "3:10 to Yuma", "Jubal", "Redhead and The Cowboy" and "The Sheepman". One of his favorite locations was Kanab and Mr. Ford worked here on "The Desperadoes" for Columbia Pictures in 1943 and "The Long Ride Home" also for Columbia Studios in 1967. Along with his many military honors, Glenn Ford was also inducted into The Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, acknowledging his many fine performances as a stalwart western hero.
 
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 1943.
 
Location. 37° 3.128′ N, 112° 32.11′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89), on the left when traveling north. Marker is near the G. Franklin Swapp historic home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 241 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. Roydon Clark (a few steps from this marker); Ben Johnson
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(within shouting distance of this marker); George "Gabby" Hayes (within shouting distance of this marker); Neil Summers (within shouting distance of this marker); James Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Clint Eastwood (within shouting distance of this marker); James Garner (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Quinn (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glenn Ford. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Glenn Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Glenn Ford Marker
Looking north along US Route 89
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 778 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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