Saturday, April 21, 2012

Celebrating 100 years of Chatsworth Movies -- Westerns 1953


Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) starring John Hodiak, John Derek and David Brian (Corriganville) Columbia
Bandits of the West (1953) starring Allan Lane, Black Jack and Eddy Waller - Republic  


Conquest of Cochise (1953) starring John Hodiak, Robert Stack and Joy Page - Columbia
Cow Country (1953) starring Edmond O'Brien, Helen Westcott and Robert Lowery (Iverson Ranch) Monogram
Down Laredo Way (1953) starring Rex Allen, Koko and Slim Pickens (Iverson Ranch) Republic
El Paso Stampede (1953) starring Allan Lane, Black Jack and Eddy Waller (Iverson Ranch) Republic


Escape from Fort Bravo (1953) starring William Holden, Eleanor Parker and John Forsythe (Corriganville) MGM
Fighting Lawman, The (1953) starring Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey and John Kellogg (Corriganville) Allied Artists
Fort Ti (1953) starring George Montgomery, Joan Vohs and Irving Bacon (Corriganville) Columbia
Fort Vengeance (1953) starring James Craig, Rita Moreno and Keith Larsen (Corriganville) Allied Artists


Gun Belt (1953) starring George Montgomery, Tab Hunter and Helen Westcott (Iverson Ranch) United Artists
Hannah Lee: An American Primitive (1953) starring Macdonald Carey, Joanne Dru and John Ireland (Chatsworth) Jack Broder


Homesteaders, The (1953) starring Bill Elliott, Robert Lowery and Emmett Lynn (Iverson Ranch)(Corriganville) Monogram


Iron Mountain Trail (1953) starring Rex Allen, Koko and Slim Pickens (Burro Flats)(Iverson Ranch) Republic


Jack McCall Desperado (1953) starring George Montgomery, Angela Stevens and Douglas Kennedy - Columbia


Jack Slade (1953) starring Mark Stevens, Dorothy Malone and Barton MacLane (Burro Flats)(Iverson Ranch) Allied Artists
Kansas Pacific (1953) starring Sterling Hayden, Eve Miller, Barton MacLane and Reed Hadley - Allied Artists


Man Behind the Gun, The (1953) starring Randolph Scott, Patrice Wymore and Dick Wesson (Bell Ranch) (Iverson Ranch) Warner Bros.
Marksman, The (1953) starring Wayne Morris, Elena Verdugo and Frank Ferguson (Iverson Ranch) Allied Artists
Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953) starring Allan Lane, Black Jack and Eddy Waller - Republic


Marshal's Daughter, The (1953) starring Laurie Anders, Hoot Gibson, Ken Murray and Johnny Mack Brown - United Artists
Mississippi Gambler, The (1953) starring Tyrone Power, Piper Laurie and Julie Adams (Corriganville) Universal
Moonlighter, The (1953) starring Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray and Ward Bond - Warner Bros.
Nebraskan, The (1953) starring Philip Carey, Roberta Haynes and Wallace Ford (Corriganville) Columbia


Old Overland Trail (1953) starring Rex Allen, Koko and Slim Pickens (Burro Flats) Republic


Pack Train (1953) starring Gene Autry, Champion, Gail Davis and Smiley Burnette (Iverson Ranch) Columbia
Rebel City (1953) starring Bill Elliott, Marjorie Lord and Robert Kent - Allied Artists
Red River Shore (1953) starring Rex Allen, Slim Pickens and Lyn Thomas - Republic


Savage Frontier (1953) starring Allan Lane, Black Jack and Eddy Waller (Iverson Ranch) Republic
Secret of Outlaw Flats (1953) starring Guy Madison, Andy Devine and Kristine Miller - Allied Artists [Two episodes of "Wild Bill Hickok" TV series edited and released as a feature]
Shadows of Tombstone (1953) starring Rex Allen, Koko, Slim Pickens and Jeanne Cooper (Burro Flats) Republic
Six Gun Decision (1953) starring Guy Madison, Andy Devine and Gloria Saunders - Allied Artists [Two episodes of "Wild Bill Hickok" TV series edited and released as a feature]
Son of Belle Starr (1953) starring Keith Larsen, Dona Drake and Peggie Castle - Allied Artists
Star of Texas (1953) starring Wayne Morris, Paul Fix and Frank Ferguson - Allied Artists


Stranger Wore a Gun, The (1953) starring Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor and Joan Weldon (Iverson Ranch) Columbia (photo courtesy of Bruce Hickey)
Tall Texan, The (1953) starring Lloyd Bridges, Lee J. Cobb and Marie Windsor (Iverson Ranch) Lippert
Texas Bad Man (1953) starring Wayne Morris, Frank Ferguson and Elaine Riley (Corriganville) Allied Artists
Topeka (1953) starring Bill Elliott, Phyllis Coates and Rick Vallin (Corriganville) Allied Artists


Vigilante Terror (1953) starring Bill Elliott, Mary Ellen Kay and Myron Healey (Iverson Ranch)(Corriganville) Allied Artists
Wings of the Hawk (1953) starring Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane and Noah Beery Jr. (Burro Flats) Universal


Winning of the West (1953) starring Gene Autry, Champion, Gail Davis and Smiley Burnette - Columbia

Disclaimer: This list of movie titles and credits has been compiled from many sources.  It has not been independently verified.  Titles with location credits in parentheses are either movies I own or come from a source I feel has a higher level of creditability. 

For more information about the Chatsworth filming locations visit http://www.cowboyup.com/ and learn about my books: Rendezvous at Boulder Pass: Hollywood's Fantasyland © 2010 (ISBN: 978-0-615-21522-8) and Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas © 2008 (ISBN: 978-0-615-21499-3)

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