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

Virginia Mayo

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Virginia Mayo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2016
1. Virginia Mayo Marker
Inscription.  Although Virginia Mayo stated that she did not like making the Western films her studios assigned her, she nevertheless made some great ones: Including, "Colorado Territory", "Great Day in the Morning", "The Tall Stranger" and one of her best was "Fort Dobbs" made right here in Kanab in 1958 for Warner Bros. Studios. Virginia's co-stars were Clint Walker, Richard Eyer and Brian Keith.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.748′ N, 112° 31.594′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on South 100 East (U.S. 89) south of East 100 South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, directly in front of the rustic coffee hut and just north of the theater at this address. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 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. Clint Walker (here, next to this marker); Jack Elam (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Prine (about 300
Marker detail: Virginia Mayo photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Virginia Mayo photo
feet away, measured in a direct line); L. Q. Jones (about 300 feet away); Dennis Weaver (about 400 feet away); Jackie Hamblin Rife (about 400 feet away); Dale Robertson (about 400 feet away); Bowman-Chamberlain House (about 500 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.
 
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1. Virginia Mayo. Virginia Mayo (born Virginia Clara Jones) (1920-2005) was an American actress and dancer. She was in a series of comedy films with Danny Kaye and was Warner Brothers' biggest box-office money-maker in the late 1940s. She also co-starred in the 1946 Oscar-winning movie The Best Years of Our Lives. (Submitted on March 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Virginia Mayo - Internet Movie Database. Virginia was interested in show business from an early age. Her aunt operated a dance studio and Virginia began taking lessons at the age of six. After graduating from high school in 1937, she became a member of the St. Louis Municipal Opera before she was signed to a contract by Samuel Goldwyn after being spotted by an MGM talent scout during a Broadway
Virginia Mayo Marker (<i>wide view; marker is directly in front of the coffee hut</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Virginia Mayo Marker (wide view; marker is directly in front of the coffee hut)
revue. (Submitted on March 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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