Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Reel Cowboys of the Santa Susanas -- Reb Russell

Reb Russell (1905-1978) was a star football player for the University of Nebraska and later at Northwestern University, where he was named an All-American in 1930.

Because of his athletic fame he was courted by Hollywood, and eventually became a B-Western cowboy star during the mid 1930s.

Russell's Santa Susana locations filmography includes:

Fighting Through (1934) - Reb Russell, his horse Rebel, Lucille Lund and Yakima Canutt (Chatsworth) Willis Kent

Range Warfare (1934) - Reb Russell, his horse Rebel, Lucille Lund (Brandeis Ranch) States Rights  

Blazing Guns (1935) - Reb Russell, Marion Shilling, Lafe McKee (Brandeis Ranch) States Rights

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