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Motion Pictures Shot at Monogram Ranch, 1940.
And Local Economic Impact.


Edward Finney Prod. "Rhythm of Rio Grande" Tex Ritter
Susan Dale
Arkansas "Slim" Andrews
Warner Richmond
Edward Finney Prod. "Cowboy from Sun Down" Tex Ritter
Arkansas "Slim" Andrews
Pauline Haddon
Roscoe Ates
Edward Finney Prod. "Rollin Home to Texas" Tex Ritter
Arkansas "Slim" Andrews
Minta Durfee
Stanley Jolly
Edward Finney Prod. "Take Me Back to Oklahoma" Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Tex Ritter
Arkansas "Slim" Andrews
Monogram Pictures "The Ape" Boris Karloff
Maris Wrixon
Gertrude Hoffman
Henry Hall
Gene O'Donnell
Monogram Pictures "Tom Boy" Marcia Mae Jones
Jackie Moran
Grant Withers
Charlotte Wynters
Gene Morgan
Geo. Cleveland
Monogram Pictures "On The Spot" Frankie Darrow
Mantan Moreland
Mary Kornman
Robert Warwick
Monogram Pictures "Kid Reporters" Marcia Mae Jones
Jackie Moran
John St. Polis
Mary Carr
Minta Arbuckle
Monogram Pictures "Haunted House" Jackie Moran
Marcia Mae Jones
Geo. Cleveland
Henry Hall
John St. Polis
Jessie Arnold
Scott R. Dunlap Inc. "Ole Swimming Hole" Marcia Mae Jones
Jackie Moran
Leatrice Joy
Theodore Von Eltz
Geo. Cleveland
Metropolitan Prods. "Cheyenne Kid" Jack Randall
Louise Stanley
Frank Yaconelli
Metropolitan Prods. "Covered Wagon Trail" Jack Randall
Sally Cairns
Metropolitan Prods. "Land of Six Gems" Jack Randall
Louise Stanley
Frank La Rue
Metropolitan Prods. "Kid From Santa Fe" Jack Randall
Clarence Curtis
Forrest Taylor
Davd O'Brien
Metropolitan Prods. "Riders From Nowhere" Jack Randall
Dorothy Vernon
Tom London
Chas. King
Metropolitan Prods. "Wild Horse Range" Jack Randall
Frank Yaconelli
Forrest Taylor
Tom London
Phoenix Prods.
(Range Busters)
"West of Pinto Basin" John King
Ray Corrigan
Max Terhune
Phoenix Prods.
"The Kid's Last Ride" Ray Corrigan
Max Terhune
John King
R.K.O. Pictures "Along the Rio Grande" Tim Holt
Ray Whitley
Emmet Lynn
Betty Jane Rhodes
Darmour Productions "Deadwood Dick" Donald Douglas
Lorna Gray
Harry Harvey
Darmour Productions "White Eagle" Buck Jones
Raymond Hatton
Dorothy Faye
Harry Sherman Prod.
(Hopalong Cassidy)
"Three Men from Texas" William Boyd
Andy Clyde
Russell Haydon
Harry Sherman Prod.
"Border Vigilantes" William Boyd
Andy Clyde
Russell Haydon
Francis Gifford
Harry Sherman Prod.
"Pirates on Horseback" William Boyd
Andy Clyde
Russell Haydon
Republic Pictures "Dark Command" John Wayne
Claire Trevor
Walter Pidgeon
Roy Rogers
George (Gabby) Hayes
Criterion Prod. "Renfrew of the Mounted" (series) James Newill
Neufeld Prod. "Frontier Crusader" Col. Tim McCoy
Neufeld Prod. "Billy the Kid Outlawed" Bob Steele
Neufeld Prod. "Border Revenge" Col. Tim McCoy
Neufeld Prod. "Billy the Kid in Texas" Bob Steele
Neufeld Prod. "Billy the Kid in Gun Justice" Bob Steele
Neufeld Prod. "Lone Rider Rides On" George Houston
Cowboys from Newhall: Tex Palmer
Chic Hannon
Mrs. Chic Hannon
Blondie Bronsell
Pat Woods
Ed Jauregui
Red Lamereau
Vern Goodrich
Jim Mitchell
Harry Logue
Harry Gordon
Curly Rucker
[Economic Impact]: (1) Total 30 companies working 91 days.
(2) 7,000 people worked with companies.
(3) 14,400 hrs. labor preparing (at an average of $1.00 per hr.).
(4) Plus: Cowboys and Extra people.
(5) Newhall residents: 14 people, 8 hrs. day, 91 days, total 10,192 hrs.
(6) Restaurant alone employs 7 people. Plus people for maid service.
(7) Local men working on maintenance work during the year: Frank Snyder, Louis Chorzempa, Phil Scoma, Goege Troast, Marshall Carlisle, Chas. Hays, Chas. Herrington, Earl Zell.
Source: Mr. E.R. Hickson


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