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Center for Kansas Studies Kansas in the Movies A VIDEOGRAPHY ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A service of the Washburn Center for Kansas Studies & Wuinfo (Ratings according to VIDEO MOVIE GUIDE 1993, by Martin and Porter) MOVIES FILMED IN KANSAS: Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973) ***1/2 American Flyers (1985) PG-13 **1/2 Americana (1981) PG ***1/2 Article 99 (1991) R ** The Attic (1981) NR **** Bad Company (1972) PG *Turkey Bucktown (1975) R Burden of Broof (199 ) ***1/2 Carnival of Souls (1962) PG Cross of Fire (1989) Dark Before Dawn (1987) PG-13 **** The Day After (TV--1983) NR Gypse Moths (1969) *** Hambone and Hillie (1983) PG ***** In Cold Blood (1967) NR ** Kansas (1988) R King Kung Fu G Linda Lovelace for President (1976) **** The Learning Tree (1969) PG Mary White (TV--1977) Miss Missouri (1979) **** Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1989) PG-13 Moonlight Express Murder Ordained (TV--1987) *Turkey Night Screams (1986) NR ** Nice Girls Don't Explode * (1987) PG ** No Holds Barred (1988) PG-13 Nursery Crimes (1981) ***** Paper Moon (1973) PG The Parade (TV--1990) **** Picnic * (1956) NR ** Prime Cut (1972) R **** Reunion (1987) PG-13 Rooster (1976) **** Sarah, Plain and Tall (TV--1990) G Sometimes They Come Back (1990) Student Body (1981) ** Twister (1988) 34th Starr (TV--1976) *Turkey Up the Academy (1980) R Wait Til the Sun Shines Nellie (1952) Where Pigeons Go To Die (TV--1989) MOVIES SET IN KANSAS, OR WITH A KANSAS CONNECTION (WRITER, DIRECTOR, ETC) *** Abilene Town (1946) NR ***** Bonnie and Clyde (1967) NR ****1/2 A Boy and His Dog (1975) R ****1/2 Bus Stop (1959) NR ****1/2 Cheyenne Autumn (1964) NR *** City Heat (1984) PG ***1/2 Critters (1986) PG-13 ****1/2 Dark Command * (1940) NR **** Dodge City * (1939) NR *** The Harvey Girls (1946) NR *** The Jayhawkers (1959) NR *** The Kansan (1943) NR Kansas City Bomber (1972) *** Kansas City Confidential (1952) NR *** The Kansas City Massacre NR *** Kansas Cyclone (1941) NR **1/2 Kansas Pacific (1953) NR Kansas Raiders (1950) NR Kansas Territory (1952) NR *** Kansas Terrors The Last Day (TV--1975) *** National Lampoon's Vacation (1983) R *** The Plainsman (1939) NR **** Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) R The Proud Ones (1956) **** Return to OZ (1985) PG **** Running Brave (1983) PG ***1/2 The Santa Fe Trail (1940) NR ***1/2 Secret of My Success (1987) PG-13 **** Series Gunsmoke (1988) NR Shattered Innocence (TV--1988) ****1/2 The Silver Streak (1976) PG **** The Skin Game (1971) PG **** Splendor in the Grass (1961) NR **1/2 The Stripper (1963) NR The Walls of Jericho (1948) Wichita (1955) Windmill of the Gods (TV--1988) ***** The Wizard of OZ (1939) NR KANSANS IN THE MOVIES ----------------------------------------------------------------- * Real Name (If not noted, then real name was/is used) + Director of movies ----------------------------------------------------------------- Kristie Alley Born Jan. 21, 1951 in Wichita, Ks. Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887 - 1933) Born in Smith Center, Ks. Edward Asner Born Nov. 15, 1929 in Kansas City, Ks. Bennie Bartlett, (* Floyd Benjamin Bartlett) Born Aug. 16, 1929 in Independence, Ks. Annette Bening Born May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Ks. Steve Brodie, (* John Stevens) Born Nov. 25, 1919 in Eldorado, Ks. Louise Brooks Born in 1906 in Cherryvale, Ks. Ella Mae Brown Born in Kansas John Colvin Born Oct. 13, 19?? in Lyndon, Ks. Aneta Corsaut Born Nov. 3, 1933 in Hutchinson, Ks. Marj Dusay, (* Marj Mahoney) Born Feb. 20, 1936 in Russell, Ks. Lee Ermey Born on March 24, 1944 in Emporia, Ks. His given name is
Ronald Lee Ermey, but he goes by Lee or R. Lee Ermey. Dwight Frye Born in Salina, Ks. 1899 - 1943 Alan Fudge Born Feb. 27, 1944 in Wichita, Ks. Laurel Goodwin Born in 1941 in Wichita, Ks. Dennis Hopper Born May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Ks. Mary Howard Born Aug, 24. 1915 in Independence, Ks. Buster Keaton Born in Piqua, Ks. 1895 - 1966 Shirley Knight Born July 5, 1937 in Goessel, Ks. Taylor Lacher Born Jan. 2, 19?? in Pittsburgh, Ks. Lila Leeds, (* Lila Lee Wilkerson) Born Jan. 28, 1928 in Dodge City, Ks. Hattie McDaniels Born in Wichita, Ks. 1895 - 1952 Nancy McGuire, (* Marilyn Jeanne McGuire) Born Feb. 22, 1926 in Kansas City, Ks. Delbert Mann (+) Born in 1920 in Lawrence, Ks. Ted/Michael North, (* Ted North, Jr.) Born Oct. 3, 1916 in Topeka, Ks. Eugene Pallette Born in Winfield, Ks. 1889 - 1954 Gordon Parks (+) Born in Fort Scott, Ks. 1912 Larry Parks Born in Olathe, Ks. 1914 - 1975 Amanda Peterson Born Jul. 8, 1971 in Kansas City, Ks. Zasu Pitts Born in Parsons, Ks. 1898 - 1963 Shanna Reed Born Oct. 30, 1955 in Kansas City, Ks. Marcia Rodd Born Jul. 8, 1940 in Lyons, Ks. Charles "Buddy" Rogers Born Aug.13, 1904 in Olathe, Ks. Michael M. Ryan Born Mar 19 in Kansas Max Showalter, (* Casey Adams) Born June 2, 1917 in Caldwell, Ks. Lois Smith, (* Lois Arlene Humbert) Born Nov. 3, 1930 in Topeka, Ks. Arlen Dean Snyder Born Mar. 5, 1933 in Rice, Ks. Richard Thorpe (+) Born in Hutchinson, Ks. 1896 (was the 1st director of the "Wizard of Oz") Terri Treas Born May 1, 1955 in Kansas City, Ks. Lyle Waggoner Born Apr. 13, 1935 in Kansas City, Ks. Jodi Wexler Born in 1945 in Kansas City, Ks. Patrice Wymore Born Dec. 17, 1926 in Miltonvale, Ks. --Compiled by Ann Andrews, Washburn University student in Kansas in the Movies.
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