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Tim McCoy

What do you know about Tim McCoy
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Col. Tim McCoyTake 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy was born in Saginaw, Michigan.
What was the date?

  1. April 10, 1891

  2. April 10, 1893

  3. April 10, 1897

2) In 1922, he was asked by the head of Famous Players-Lasky, Jesse L. Lasky, to provide American Indian extras for the Western extravaganza.
What was the movie?

  1. Coming Home
  2. Way West
  3. The Covered Wagon

3) Tim McCoy stars in the early film, released both silent and sound versions. This Universal Pictures movie was a hit and proved people would go to a sound Western.
What is the film?

  1. Headin' North
  2. Hell's Heroes
  3. The Indians Are Coming

4) He had enlisted in the U.S. Army when America entered the World War One.  He was commissioned, eventually being posted as Adjutant General of Wyoming, a position he held until 1921.
What rank did he hold upon resigning?

  1. Lieutenant
  2. Captain
  3. Colonel

5) In 1925, he appeared in his first Western as Burn Hudnall in what Zane Grey Western?

  1. The Thundering Herd
  2. Tonto Rim
  3. Sedona

6) The 52-year-old actor left Hollywood to become an officer in the Air Force during World War Two.
What was his last film before leaving for war?

  1. The Texas Marshal
  2. Arizona Gangbusters
  3. West of the Law

7) In what McCoy Western does he put on an outlaw appearance to hunt down a band of counterfeiters?

  1. Prairie Moon
  2. Phantom Gold
  3. The Phantom Ranger

8). In this movie, the heroine is being forced off her ranch.  McCoy as Tim Hanlon comes to her rescue.  However, instead of staying with the leading lady, he rides off to cleanse himself of the killings forced upon him.
What is the film?

  1. Justice of the Range
  2. The Lawless Range
  3. The Man from Guntown

9) McCoy hosted a television show in Los Angeles in the 1952, called "The Tim McCoy Show", for children on weekday afternoons and Saturdays in which he provided authentic history lessons on the Old West showing old western movies.

  • True or False?

10). Rode several horses with different names during his long career.  In his earlier films he rode a snow-white horse named "Pal".  In the "Rough Riders" series he mounted a black stallion called "Baron" and (later) "Ace".

  • True or False?

11) In 1965, he appears as Judge Irving Short in this Western.
What is the movie?

  1. Requiem for a Gunfighter
  2. Hired Gun
  3. Arizona Gunman

12) Where was Tim McCoy buried?

  1. Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
  2. Mount Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, Michigan
  3. Highland Cemetery, Great Falls, Montana

Tim McCoy [Answers]Angels on your pillow

1) A. 2) C. The Covered Wagon 3) C. The Indians Are Coming 4) C. Colonel 5) A. The Thundering Herd 6) C. West of the Law 7) B. Phantom Gold 8) C. The Man from Guntown 9) True 10) True 11) A. Requiem for a Gunfighter 12) B. Mount Olivet Cemetery, Saginaw, Michigan

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