Monday, April 7, 2014

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Wallace Beery

Wallace Beery (1885–1949) was an American born actor.  His film career span more than 35 years, and he performed in more than 250 movie titles.  He was probably best known for his title role as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa!

He was the brother of actor Noah Beery, Sr. and uncle of actor Noah Beery, Jr.

Wallace Beery's Santa Susana locations filmography includes:

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) starring Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry and Pomeroy Cannon (San Fernando Mission) Metro Pictures

Three Ages (1923) starring Buster Keaton, Margaret Leahy and Wallace Beery (Iverson Ranch) Buster Keaton Prod.

Billy the Kid (1930) starring Johnny Mack Brown, Wallace Beery and Kay Johnson (Porter Ranch) MGM

Jackass Mail (1942) starring Wallace Beery, Marjorie Main and J. Carrol Naish (Iverson Ranch) MGM

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