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Johnny Mack Brown (September 1, 1904November 14, 1974) was an All-American college football player and successful film actor. September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

Johnny Mack Brown

Born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, Brown was a star of the high school football team, earning a football scholarship to the University of Alabama. Playing the halfback position on his university's Crimson Tide football team, Brown helped his team to become the 1926 NCAA Division I-A national football champions. In that year's Rose Bowl, he scored two of his team's three touchdowns in an upset win over the favored Washington Huskies. Photo from: http://www. ... Photo from: http://www. ... Dothan is a city located in Houston County, Alabama. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... The offensive team or offense in American football or Canadian football, is the team that begins a play from scrimmage in possession of the ball. ... Crimson Tide can mean: Crimson Tide, a 1995 movie the sports teams of the University of Alabama the sports teams of Glencoe High School This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Over the years various polls and formulas were used to determine a mythical champion. For champions prior to 1936, retro polls and research were used to determine the champion of major college football. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... Categories: College football teams | Stub ...


His good looks and powerful physique saw him portrayed on Wheaties cereal boxes and in 1927, brought an offer for motion picture screen tests that resulted in a long and successful career in Hollywood. He appeared in minor roles until 1930 when he was cast as the star in a western movie titled Billy the Kid directed by King Vidor. In 1934, the breakfast cereal Wheaties began the practice of including pictures of athletes on its packaging to coincide with its slogan, The Breakfast of Champions. In its original form, athletes were depicted on the sides or back of the cereal box, though in 1958 Wheaties began placing the pictures... For other uses, see Hollywood (disambiguation) Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the City of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that runs from about Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to... Broncho Billy Anderson, from The Great Train Robbery The Western movie is one of the classic American film genres. ... Billy the Kid Henry McCarty (November 23, 1859–July 14, 1881) better known as Billy the Kid but also known by the alias William Henry Bonney, was a 19th century American frontier outlaw and murderer who was a participant in the Lincoln County War. ... King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894–November 1, 1982) was an American film director. ...


After a few more films, Brown returned to making exclusively westerns and eventually became one of the screen's top cowboy stars, making 127 western films during his career. Brown also starred in four serials for Universal Studios and was a hero to millions of young children at movie theaters and on their television screens. When the western genre experienced a sharp drop in box office popularity, Johnny Mack Brown went into retirement in 1953. He returned more than ten years later to appear in secondary roles in a few western style films. This article is about serials in fiction. ... Universal Studios logo Universal Studios is a famous Hollywood movie studio located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, which is in the San Fernando Valley. ... The term box office can refer to either: A place where tickets are sold to the public for admission to a venue The amount of business a particular production, such as a movie or theatre show, does. ...


In recognition of his contribution to the motion picture industry, Brown was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6101 Hollywood Blvd. A small part of the Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...


Johnny Mack Brown died of heart failure in 1974 and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Gates of Forest Lawn Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California is the original Forest Lawn. ... County Los Angeles County, California Area  - Total  - Water 79. ...


See also: Other notable figures in Western films Notable figures in Western style motion pictures and/or television series some of whom have been voted into the Hall of Great Western Performers at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. ...


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Johnny Mack Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (349 words)
Johnny Mack Brown (born September 1, 1904 in Dothan, Alabama; died November 14, 1974 in Woodland Hills, California) was an All-American college football player and successful film actor.
Brown also starred in four serials for Universal Studios and was a hero to millions of young children at movie theaters and on their television screens.
Johnny Mack Brown died of heart failure in 1974 and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
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