It was a hot, sticky Saturday in July 1949. By 1:30 or so, there was a whole posse of cowboy actors heading to their favorite watering hole, the Smoke House Restaurant.
About Patrick Curtis
Patrick Curtis was born and raised in Toluca Lake in the ’40s and ’50s. Following a long, shaky career as a kid actor (usually the fourth kid on the right) and after college, he went into film and TV production. His productions include A Swingin’ Summer, The Sorcerer, Raquel, The Beloved, Hannie Caulder and The Avenging Angel, to name a few. He’s been writing for various magazines for decades, and is putting the finishing touches on his latest book, The Crossdraw Kid Rides Again!