Thursday, February 14, 2013

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda (1905-1982) was an American film and stage actor.  He attained stardom when he was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl.

During his six decades in Hollywood he appeared in well over 100 films, television programs, and shorts.  He was perhaps best known for his Western roles.

Henry Fonda's Santa Susana locations filmography includes:

Trail Of The Lonesome Pine, The (1936) starring Sylvia Sidney, Fred MacMurray and Henry Fonda (Iverson Ranch) Walter Wanger Prod.

Jezebel (1938) starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda and George Brent (Iverson Ranch) Warner Bros.

Grapes Of Wrath, The (1940) starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine (Iverson Ranch) 20th Century Fox

Ox-Bow incident, The (1943) starring Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews and Mary Beth Hughes (Iverson Ranch) 20th Century-Fox

Fort Apache (1948) starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda and Shirley Temple (Corriganville) RKO

How the West Was Won (1962) starring John Wayne, Henry Fonda and James Stewart (Corriganville) MGM

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