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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.106′ N, 112° 32.093′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89) near West 200 North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 North 300 West, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenn Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); George "Gabby" Hayes
Joel McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Joel McCrea Marker
Looking north along US 89
(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.
 
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.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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