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Friday, August 15, 2014

JOHNNY MACK BROWN AMERICA'S COWBOY MOVIE STAR

BUILDING A GREAT MUSEUM FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

     During the 1940s and '50s, one of the most popular movie stars was the cowboy hero Johnny Mack Brown. Hardly a week passed when there wasn't a film or cliff hanger movie that was released that didn't feature him. Johnny was often seen riding at one of the San Fernando Valley's horse ranches or at the Pickwick Stables in Burbank. The Universal star die in 1974 in Woodland Hills and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale.

Johnny Mack Brown - 1904 to 1974

Vintage postcard - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredburg 2014.  (click on image to enlarge it.)

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