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Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" Historical Markers

Actors who have made western movies or television series episodes in and around Kanab, Utah, also known as "Little Hollywood," and are recognized by markers.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
Adrian Booth Marker
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Adrian Booth — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Filmed "Oh, Susannah" for Republic Studios in Kanab in 1950. Co-Stars were Rod Cameron and Chill Wills. — Map (db m41390) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Andrew Prine — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Veteran actor Andrew Prine has guest starred in almost every television series on the air and he starred in two shows of his own "Wide Country" and "The Road West". His feature film credits include "Chisum", "Bandolero" and "Advance to the Rear". . . . — Map (db m41546) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Audie Murphy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Before becoming a motion picture star Audie Murphy was the most decorated soldier of World War II winning the Congressional Medal of Honor and 12 other citations. Audie liked Southern Utah and filmed “Six Black Horses”, “Bullet . . . — Map (db m41209) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ben Cooper — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Actor Ben Cooper is known world wide for his appearances in such films as “Johnny Guitar”, “The Last Command”, and “Arizona Raiders,” An expert horseman and fast draw artist, Ben also worked in Kanab on . . . — Map (db m41212) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ben Johnson — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Movie making around Kanab, Utah Wardrums 1957 Fort Bowie 1958 Gunsmoke 1960 How The West Was Won 1976 — Map (db m41217) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Bob Hoy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
A veteran actor and stuntman, Bob Hoy was often in Kanab doubling for such actors as Robert Taylor, Lloyd Nolan and Tony Curtis, to name a few. In the 60's and 70's Bob co-starred in the hit television series "The High Chaparral", and the movie . . . — Map (db m41538) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Bruce Boxleitner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Bruce starred in the hit television series “How The West Was Won” with James Arness and Eva Marie Saint, for the A.B.C. T.V. Network. Many of the show’s episodes were filmed on Kanab and Cedar Breaks locations. — Map (db m41261) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Buck Taylor — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Portrayed “Newly O’Brien” for eight seasons on the legendary T.V. series “Gunsmoke,” Bucks recent credits include “Tombstone”, “Gettysburg”, “The Alamo”, and “Trail to Hope . . . — Map (db m41288) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Charlton Heston — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
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Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Chauncey "Chance" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Chauncey Parry was one of the great early boosters for Southern Utah tourism. With his transportation company, he was often called upon to escort visiting Heads of State to Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon. He was even knighted by the King of . . . — Map (db m41347) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Clint Eastwood — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Academy award winning director and actor Clint Eastwood rose to prominence as the star of the “Rawhide” T.V. series on C.B.S. Television. Clint’s so called Spaghetti Westerns elevated him to major stardom and such films as “Hang . . . — Map (db m41214) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Coleen Gray — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Lovely Actress Coleen Gray rose to Hollywood prominence as leading lady to Victor Mature in "Kiss of Death", Rory Calhoun in "Sand" and as John Wayne's girl friend in the classic "Red River". Miss Gray spent part of her career in Kanab where she . . . — Map (db m41394) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dale Evans — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Filmed in Kanab "In Old Oklahoma" starring John Wayne, Martha Scott, Dale Evans 1943 — Map (db m41363) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dale Robertson — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
"Death Valley Day's" [sic] 1950's and 1960's — Map (db m41542) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dean Smith — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
One of Hollywood’s most respected stuntmen, Dean Smith has had a 50 year career making top actors look good. Dean was a gold medalist winner in the 1952 Olympic Games and beginning with “The Alamo” he appeared in 10 films with superstar . . . — Map (db m72494) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dennis Weaver — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Emmy award winning actor, Dennis Weaver appeared for 9 years as "Chester" on "Gunsmoke" and starred in "McCloud" and "Kentucky Jones" T.V. series. Dennis made the action filled film "Duel at Diablo" here in Kanab in 1966 for United Artists . . . — Map (db m41545) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Denny Miller — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Rugged and handsome actor, Denny Miller’s many film and television credits include “Gunsmoke”, “Murder She Wrote”, “Bordertown”, “The Party” and “Young Maverick”. Denny came to Kanab as . . . — Map (db m41219) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Dick Jones — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Beginning his career as a child actor and stuntman, Dick Jones would gain worldwide fame for his starring roles in two hit television series, "The Range Rider" and "Buffalo Bill Jr.". Dick first came to Kanab in 1936 to co-star with "Wild" Bill . . . — Map (db m41310) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Collier — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Actor Don Collier has appeared in many television shows and feature films in his long varied career. Titles including "Bonanza", "The War Wagon" and "The Undefeated" and gained world wide recognition for his three hit television series, "The . . . — Map (db m41540) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Knotts — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Comedian Don Knotts won 5 consecutive Emmy awards for his impeccable role as Deputy Barney Fife on the long running “Andy Griffith” T.V. series. When Don branched out into such feature films as “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”, . . . — Map (db m41295) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Don Shanks — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
An all around talent in the film industry is Don Shanks, who is an accomplished director, actor, stuntman and stunt coordinator. Don's career often brought him on location to Kanab for work in T.V. series, television movies and feature films . . . — Map (db m41541) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Earl Bellamy — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Director Filmaking In Kanab Adventures of Rin-Tin-Tin • Daniel Boone The Lone Ranger • The Six Million Dollar Man Tales of Wells Fargo • Wagon Train — Map (db m41381) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Edward Faulkner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
A familiar face to legions of movie and television fans, Edward Faulkner has appeared in over 30 feature films and 250 television productions. Ed’s illustrious career often brought him to Kanab where he worked on “Gunsmoke”, “Have . . . — Map (db m41291) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Fay Hamblin — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Kanab Location Scout 1938 – 1976 — Map (db m41258) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — George "Gabby" Hayes — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
One of Hollywood’s top character actors and one of the screen’s most beloved sidekicks was George “Gabby” Hayes. His career spanned more than 50 years starting in silent films as a heavy and continuing as a gruff but loveable pal to . . . — Map (db m41216) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Glenn Ford — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
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 . . . — Map (db m41278) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Gregg Palmer — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Veteran actor Gregg Palmer worked on episodes of "Death Valley Days" and "Gunsmoke" and starred in "Revolt At Fort Laramie" for United Artists Productions in 1957. All filmed in the Kanab area. — Map (db m41553) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Gronway "Gron" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
"Gron" Parry was the eldest of the three Parry Brothers. In 1917, he and his brother "Chance" pioneered early tourism in Southern Utah, when they established a bus transportation company. They would pick up passengers at the train station in Cedar . . . — Map (db m41344) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Howard W. Koch — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Producer - Director Yellow Tomahawk 1953 Fort Bowie 1957 Ghost Town 1956 War Drums 1956 Sergeants Three 1961 Fort Yuma 1955 Quincannon Frontier Scout 1955 Revolt At Fort Laramie 1957 The Girl In Black Stockings 1956 The . . . — Map (db m41373) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jackie Hamblin Rife — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Movie Historian • Stunt Woman Movie Double Movies: The Yellow Tomahawk • War Drums • Buffalo Bill • Westward The Women • Drums Along The Mohawk • Fort Yuma • Sargents Three [sic] • Red Canyon • The Outriders • Pony Express • Fort Bowie • . . . — Map (db m41543) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Drury — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Mr. Drury starred as "The Virginian" in the long running hit T.V. series. "Ten Who Dared", which also starred James was filmed along the nearby Colorado River. His many appearances include "Gunsmoke", "Have Gun-Will Travel", "The Last Wagon", . . . — Map (db m41382) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Garner — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Reaching international fame as the star of the hit T.V. series "Maverick", James Garner is still entertaining us six decades later. His list of classic film titles are too numerous to list but they include "Cash McCall", "The Great Escape", . . . — Map (db m41273) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — James Hampton — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Actor and comedian, James Hampton was raised and educated in Dallas, Texas. In a career that spans 50 years, James credits are extremely impressive with roles in "Sling Blade", "Macintosh and T.J.", "Cimarron Strip", "The Longest Yard" and . . . — Map (db m41283) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jim Davis — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
One of the most frequent visitors to Kanab during it’s [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 . . . — Map (db m41246) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Joel McCrea — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
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. . . . — Map (db m41218) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — John Ford — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
This photo of John Wayne (left) and Director John Ford was taken in 1950 when they were filming “Rio Grande”, near Moab, Utah. Ten years earlier Ford and his co-stars Henry Fonda and Claudette Colbert made “Drums Along The . . . — Map (db m72537) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — John Wayne — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Starred in "In Old Oklahoma" for Republic Studios in Kanab in 1943. Co-Stars were Martha Scott George "Gabby" Hayes, and Dale Evans. — Map (db m72496) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Johnny Western — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Singer and actor Johnny Western has appeared in thirty-seven features, including "Boots and Saddles", "The Dalton Girls", "Fort Bowie", and "Have Gun-Will Travel" (for which he wrote the theme song) all filmed in Kanab. Johnny was recently inducted . . . — Map (db m41342) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Maureen O'Hara — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Affectionately called "The Queen of Technicolor", lovely actress Maureen O'Hara appeared in such films as "The Quiet Man", "Rio Grande" and "McLintock" and co-starred with Joel McCrea in one of her most important films "Buffalo Bill" filmed in . . . — Map (db m41316) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Morgan Woodward — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Morgan often worked in Kanab on such films and T.V. shows as “Gunsmoke” (he has the record for most guest appearances). Also, “How The West Was Won”, “One Little Indian”, and “Daniel Boone.” Notable . . . — Map (db m41294) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Neil Summers — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Kanab Films: Greatest Story Ever Told “1964" Ride The Whirlwind “1965” Duel At Diablo “1966” The Plainsman “1966” Rough Night In Jericho “1967” The Long Ride Home . . . — Map (db m41215) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peggie Castle — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Lovely and popular actress, Peggie Castle worked opposite most of the stalwart western leading men, including Rod Cameron, John Ireland, Randolph Scott and Jock Mahoney. She often found herself on location in Kanab co-starring with Rory Calhoun in . . . — Map (db m41536) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Penny Edwards — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Penny Edwards was a frequent visitor to Kanab. She appeared in many “Death Valley Days” episodes and starred in “Ride A Violent Mile” and “The Dalton Girls” both filmed in Kanab for United Artists. In early . . . — Map (db m41249) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peter Brown — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Handsome actor, Peter Brown, star of the "Lawman" and "Laredo" television series has always been an ardent supporter of Kanab City's activities and Peter has been a popular guest star at many of the "Western Legends" film festivals. His many roles . . . — Map (db m41286) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Randolph Scott — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
The Virginia gentleman, Randolph Scott had a 50 year career in motion pictures. He starred in comedies, war films, mysteries and his most popular genre, westerns. Mr. Scott made two of his best westerns here in Kanab when he starred in . . . — Map (db m41221) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Richard Boone — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Richard Boone had been around Hollywood for years before achieving international stardom as “Paladin”, the fast gun for hire in the hit C.B.S. Television Series, “Have Gun Will Travel”. The show lasted 6 years, always in the . . . — Map (db m41290) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Fuller — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Films made in Kanab Wagon Train Rin-Tin-Tin Death Valley Days Donner Pass Laramie — Map (db m41245) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Horton — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Broadway, film and television star Robert Horton starred in the highly popular “Wagon Train” television series for N.B.C. Network. Numerous episodes were filmed around Kanab in the 1960’s and 1970’s. — Map (db m41289) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert Taylor — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
One of the most handsome and popular leading men of Hollywood’s so called Golden Era, Robert Taylor often stated that westerns were his favorite type of film to make. Robert was one of Kanab’s most frequent visitors as he starred here in M.G.M.’s . . . — Map (db m41403) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Roydon Clark — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Stuntman, Stunt Coordinator and Actor, Roydon Clark has had a career that has spanned five decades. Roydon has been an associate and friend of Actor James Garner since the original "Maverick" T.V. series and was in charge of all the action on Jim's . . . — Map (db m41274) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Ted Markland — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Veteran actor, Ted Markland has graced every genre of film from biker movies to westerns. His roles in "Bat Masterson", "Ulzana's Raid" and his part as "Reno" in the hit television series "The High Chaparral" have brought Ted much deserved . . . — Map (db m41539) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — The Lone Ranger — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels exemplified what heroes were supposed to be. They started their roles as "The Lone Ranger" and "Tonto" on the T.V. series in 1949 and would continue until 1957. Two feature films were also produced during the long . . . — Map (db m41313) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Tom Mix — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
"Deadwood Coach" 1924 First Western Movie Made Around The Kanab Area — Map (db m41372) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Whitney "Whit" Parry — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Along with brothers, Gronway and Chauncey, founded Parry Lodge in 1931. Whit's skill in working with movie companies and his excellent hospitality kept film makers coming back to Kanab for nearly 40 years. He operated Parry Lodge until shortly . . . — Map (db m41346) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — William A. Wellman — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Director William A. Wellman, known to Hollywood as “Wild Bill”, was a man who sprinted through life. A director for over thirty-five years, Wellman’s versatility was hard to match. “Wild Bill” was part of the Golden Age of . . . — Map (db m41537) HM

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