Sedona Trip …

30 May

Can’t do much on the blog until I get back home and have access to my graphics programs and download the photos.

Over at the Chamber of Commerce (downtown) tourist Information, Ron was telling me about a chap who is trying get a Western Movie museum set up here. Over 70 Western movies have been shot in and around Sedona area over the years – so that’s quite a heritage.

Here is a list of some of them:

Great Love Review – Western Movies in Sedona

By admin • May 30, 2009

by Liz H. Kelly

http://greatlifegreatlove.com/great-love-reviews/great-love-review-western-movies-in-sedona/

Westerns Filmed in Sedona’s Red Rocks

1931 – Riders of the Purple Sage – George O’Brien
1932 – Robber’s Roost – George O’Brien, Maureen O”Sullivan
1937 – Texas Trail – William Boyd, George Hayes
1941 – Billy the Kid – Robert Taylor, Brian Donlevy
1946 – Angel and the Badman – John Wayne, Gail Russell
1946 – California – Ray Milland, Barbara Stanwyck
1947 – Desert Fury – Lizbeth Scott, John Hodiak, Burt Lancaster
1947 – Cheyenne – Dennis Morgan, Jane Wyman
1947 – Last of the Duanes – George Montgomery, Lynn Roberts
1947 – Gunfighters – Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton
1948 – Albuquerque – Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton
1948 – The Fabulous Texan – William Elliott, Catherine McLeod
1948 – Corner Creek – Randolph Scott, Marguerite Chapman
1948 – Station West – Dick Powell, Jane Greer
1948 – Blood on the Moon – Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Gaddes
1949 – Tall in the Saddle – John Wayne, Ella Raines
1950 – Comanche Territory – McDonald Carey, Maureen O’Hara
1950 – Copper Canyon – Ray Milland, Hedy Lamarr
1950 – Eagle and the Hawk – John Payne, Rhonda Fleming
1950 – Broken Arrow – James Stewart, Debra Paget
1951 – The Red Head and the Cowboy – Glenn Ford, Rhonda Fleming
1951 – Indian Uprising – George Montgomery, Audrey Long
1952 – Half Breed – Robert Young, Janis Carter
1952 – Pony Soldier – Tyrone Power, Thomas Gomez, Penny Edwards
1952 – Flaming Feather – Sterling Hayden, Barbara Rush
1953 – Gun Fury – Rock Hudson, Donna Reed
1953 – Johnny Guitar – Sterling Hayden, Joan Crawford
1954 – Apache – Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters
1954 – The Outlaw’s Daughter – Bill Williams, Kelly Ryan, Jim Davis (star of Dallas)
1954 – The Strawberry Roan – Gene Autry, Gloria Henry
1954 – Drum Beat – Alan Ladd, Audrey Dalton
1955 – Stranger on Horseback – Joel McCrea, Miroslava and John McIntyre
1955 – Johnny’s Guitar
1956 – The Last Wagon – Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr
1957 – 3:10 to Yuma – Glenn Ford, Felicia Farr
1959 – Yellowstone Kelly – Clint Walker, Andrea Martin
1961 – The Legend of Lobo
1965 – The Rounders – Glenn Ford, Sue Ann Langdon and Hope Holiday
1967 – Stay Away Joe Elvis Presley, Katy Jurado
1967 – Yellowstone Kelly
1972 – The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle
1972 – Fire Creek – Henry Fonda, James Stewart
1973 – The Wild Rovers – William Holden, Ryan O’Neal
1985 – The Quick and The Dead

Any Western Movie fan will recognize a few of those. So they’ve had some big names here over the years: John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Elvis … and many others.

The chap who is trying to get the museum going is McNeil, who has a book out called Arizona’s Little Hollywood: Sedona and Northern Arizona’s Forgotten Film History 1923-1973

http://www.amazon.com/Arizonas-Little-Hollywood-Forgotten-1923-1973/dp/0615323219

Looks like an interesting and informative read.

One Response to “Sedona Trip …”

  1. Teepee12 May 30, 2013 at 11:30 am #

    And it would be a good place to go to get out of the heat … and maybe catch an old Western too. Sound like a fine idea to me.

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