Monday, January 30, 2012

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Rex Allen

Rex Allen (1920 - 1999) was a cowboy actor, singer (recording artist), and songwriter.  He was best known as the "Arizona Cowboy."  His horse Koko, a chocolate chestnut with a white mane and tail, was billed as "The Miracle Horse of the Movies."  Rex was well known as the narrator for many Disney nature films.

Rex Allen's Santa Susana Filmography:
Arizona Cowboy (1950) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) Republic
Border Saddlemates (1952) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) Republic
Down Laredo Way (1953) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) Republic

Hills Of Oklahoma (1950) - Rex Allen (photo above) Republic

Iron Mountain Trail (1953) - Rex Allen and Slim Pickens (Burro Flats)(Iverson Ranch) (photo above) Republic

Old Oklahoma Plains (1952) - Rex Allen and Slim Pickens (Iverson Ranch) (photo above) Republic

Old Overland Trail (1953) - Rex Allen/Slim Pickens (Burro Flats) (photo above) Republic
Phantom Stallion (1954) - Rex Allen/Slim Pickens (Burro Flats) Republic
Red River Shore (1953) - Rex Allen/Slim Pickens - Republic
Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) Republic
Shadows of Tombstone (1953) - Rex Allen (Burro Flats) Republic

Silver City Bonanza (1951) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) (photo above) Republic
Thunder in God's Country (1951) - Rex Allen (Iverson Ranch) Republic
Utah Wagon Train (1951) - Rex Allen (Burro Flats)(Iverson Ranch) Republic

In 1958 and 1959, Rex starred in a half hour television titled "Frontier Doctor."

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