William A. Wellman

William A. Wellman (HMRU0)

Location: Kanab, UT 84741 Kane County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 2.883', W 112° 31.736'

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Utah's Little Hollywood

— Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame" —

Director William A. Wellman, known to Hollywood as "Wild Bill", was a man who sprinted through life. A director for over thirty-five years, Wellman's versatility was hard to match. "Wild Bill" was part of the Golden Age of tough gangster films, with James Cagney and Jean Harlow, adventure films with Gary Cooper and Ray Milland, comedies with Ginger Rogers and Carole Lombard, musicals with Barbara Stanwyck, aviaition films with John Wayne and hero westerns with Gregory Peck, Richard Widmark, Anne Baxter, and Henry Fonda. Bill directed 18 western's (sic), 7 were silents. In 1944 he directed, "Buffalo Bill" with Joel McCrea and Maureen O'Hara. Then in 1951 directed "Westward the Women" with Robert Taylor in Kanab, Utah.
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HM NumberHMRU0
Series This marker is part of the Utah: Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 364042 N 4101295
Decimal Degrees37.04805000, -112.52893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 2.883', W 112° 31.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 2' 52.98" N, 112° 31' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 W Center St, Kanab UT 84741, US
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