Monday, December 10, 2012

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Harry Carey

Harry Carey (1878–1947) was an American actor and silent film cowboy superstar.  He easily made the transition to sound movies, and in all played in over 260 film roles between 1909 and 1947.  He was John Wayne's childhood cowboy hero, and later Wayne became his protégé.

He is the father of actor Harry Carey Jr.

Harry Carey's Santa Susana locations starring roles include:

Judith of Bethulia (1914) starring Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh (Chatsworth Park) Biograph

Last of the Mohicans, The (1932) starring Harry Carey, Hobart Bosworth and Frank Coghlan (Iverson Ranch) Mascot

Night Rider, The (1932) starring Harry Carey, Elinor Fair and George 'Gabby' Hayes - States Rights

Rustler's Paradise (1935) starring Harry Carey, Gertrude Messinger and Edmund Cobb - Ajax

Ghost Town (1936) starring Harry Carey, David Sharpe and Ruth Findlay (Brandeis Ranch) Commodore Pictures (photo courtesy of Bruce Hickey)

Last Outlaw, The (1936) Starring Harry Carey, Hoot Gibson and Tom Tyler (Iverson Ranch) RKO

China’s Little Devils (1945) starring Harry Carey, Paul Kelly, Ducky' Louie (Iverson Ranch) Monogram

Santa Susana locations supporting roles:

Duel in the Sun (1946) starring Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten and Gregory Peck (Corriganville) Selznick

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