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

Jim Davis

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

óKanab Utah “Walk of Fame” ó

 
Jim Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Jim Davis Marker
Inscription. One of the most frequent visitors to Kanab during itís [sic] filming heyday was actor Jim Davis. Jim first worked in Kanab in 1949 on “The Big Cat” and subsequently appeared here in 1951 on “Oh Susannah” followed by “The Badge of Marshal Brennan” and “Raiders of Old California” both made in 1957. Jim also made many episodes of “Death Valley Days” and “Gunsmoke” here in Kanab, before his starring role as the patriarch, “Jack (sic - Jock) Ewing” on the internationally known hit series, “Dallas”. Jim loved coming to Kanab as he had many local friends who worked with him on his films.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.98′ N, 112° 32.091′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is at the intersection of North 300 West (U.S. 89) and West 100 North, on the right when traveling north on North 300 West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 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. Penny Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Hamblin (within
Jim Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Jim Davis Marker
Looking NNE, with North 300 West at extreme left of photo
shouting distance of this marker); A Tragedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Fay Hamblin (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Kanab (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploration and Colonization (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); Dale Evans (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jim Davis. (Submitted on March 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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