Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Kermit Maynard

Kermit Maynard (1897-1971) was an American actor and stuntman. He played college football as a lineman for the Indiana Hoosiers in the early 1920s. 

Kermit was a younger brother of B-Western star Ken Maynard, and started his career as a stand-in for Ken.

As a supporting or uncredited actor he appeared in over 280 movies between the late 1920s and 1962.  He also made numerous appearance in TV Westerns during the 1950s.

Kermit Maynard's starring roles at Santa Susana locations include:

The Fighting Texan (1937) starring Kermit Maynard, Elaine Shepard and Frank LaRue - Conn

Galloping Dynamite (1937) starring Kermit Maynard, Ariane Allen and John Merton - Ambassador

Roaring Six Guns (1937) starring Kermit Maynard, Mary Hayes and Sam Flint (Iverson Ranch) Conn

Song of the Trail (1936) starring Kermit Maynard, Evelyn Brent and Fuzzy Knight, George “Gabby” Hayes - Conn

Valley of Terror (1937) starring Kermit Maynard, Harley Wood and John Merton (Brandeis Ranch) Conn

Wild Horse Roundup (1936) starring Kermit Maynard, Beth Marion and Dickie Jones - Conn

'Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas' is a continuing series about "six-gun heroes that performed on movie location ranches in Chatsworth, California.  For more information about Chatsworth filming locations see http://www.cowboyup.com/ to find information about my books: Rendezvous at Boulder Pass: Hollywood's Fantasyland - 2010 and Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas - 2008.

Index for 'Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas' -- Chatsworth's Six-Gun Heroes

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