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(Courtesy of Norman Hauch)

Above is a photo given to Norman Hauch by Tim Holt when Norman and family lived in Oklahoma. If you look closely, you can see Tim's left side six-shooter is in the traditional butt rearward position, indicating this photo is from one of his later films.



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Richard Martin has the drop on the saloon crowd while Tim Holt and Lynne Roberts give a hand to Regis Toomey in a lobby card from DYNAMITE PASS (RKO, 1950).  Roberts was a familiar heroine at Republic Pictures, and was billed as Mary Hart, then Lynn Roberts, and finally, Lynne Roberts.



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From L-to-R are Tim Holt, baddie Holly Bane (Mike Ragan) wrapped with the rope, and Richard Martin in STORM OVER WYOMING (RKO, 1950).



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Above - Tim is roughing up baddie Marshall Reed in this lobby card from GUNPLAY (RKO, 1951).


Tim Holt Starring Westerns - All for RKO

With Ray Whitley and Emmett Lynn as sidekicks:

WAGON TRAIN (1940) (Holt's first starring oater)
THE FARGO KID (1940)
ALONG THE RIO GRANDE (1941)
ROBBERS OF THE RANGE (1941)


With Ray Whitley and Lee 'Lasses' White as sidekicks:

CYCLONE ON HORSEBACK (1941)
SIX-GUN GOLD (1941)
THE BANDIT TRAIL (1941)
DUDE COWBOY (1941)
RIDING THE WIND (1942)
LAND OF THE OPEN RANGE (1942)
COME ON, DANGER (1942)
THUNDERING HOOFS (1942)


With Cliff 'Ukelele Ike' Edwards as sidekick:

BANDIT RANGER (1942)
PIRATES OF THE PRAIRIE (1942)
FIGHTING FRONTIER (1943)
SAGEBRUSH LAW (1943)
THE AVENGING RIDER (1943)
RED RIVER ROBIN HOOD (1943)


With Richard 'Chito' Martin as sidekick:

THUNDER MOUNTAIN (1947) (Holt's first after returning from World War II duty)
UNDER THE TONTO RIM (1947)
WILD HORSE MESA (1947)
WESTERN HERITAGE (1948)
THE ARIZONA RANGER (1948) (with his father, Jack Holt)
GUNS OF HATE (1948)
INDIAN AGENT (1948)
GUN SMUGGLERS (1948)
BROTHERS IN THE SADDLE (1949)
THE STAGECOACH KID (1949)
RUSTLERS (1949)
THE MYSTERIOUS DESPERADO (1949)
MASKED RAIDERS (1949)
RIDERS OF THE RANGE (1950)
RIDER FROM TUCSON (1950)
DYNAMITE PASS (1950)
BORDER TREASURE (1950)
RIO GRANDE PATROL (1950)
LAW OF THE BADLANDS (1950)
STORM OVER WYOMING (1950)
SADDLE LEGION (1951)
PISTOL HARVEST (1951)
GUNPLAY (1951)
HOT LEAD (1951)
OVERLAND TELEGRAPH (1951)
TRAIL GUIDE (1952)
ROAD AGENT (1952)
TARGET (1952)
DESERT PASSAGE (1952) (Tim's last B-western)



Some other films with Tim Holt:

THE LAW WEST OF TOMBSTONE (1938) starred Harry Carey
STAGECOACH (1939) starred John Wayne
THE RENEGADE RANGER (1939) starred George O'Brien
THE ROOKIE COP (1939) starred Tim Holt
LADDIE (1940) starred Tim Holt
SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON (1940) starred Thomas Mitchell, Freddie Bartholomew
THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS (1942) starred Joseph Cotten
HITLER'S CHILDREN (1943) starred Tim Holt, Bonita Granville
MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) starred Henry Fonda
THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE (1948) starred Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston
THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD (1957) starred Tim Holt



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Tim was the U. S. Navy officer battlin' THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD (Gramercy Pictures/United Artists, 1957).

Holt did one more movie after MONSTER - he was a plainclothes cop in the sci-fi, ultra low budget THE YESTERDAY MACHINE (1963). Filmed in Texas, the film was about a crazed scientist trying to bring back Hitler.


  Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) has information on Tim Holt, his father Jack Holt, Jennifer Holt, and director Lesley Selander:

Tim Holt: http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0392529/
Jennifer Holt: http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0392450/
Jack Holt: http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0392442/
Lesley Selander: http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0782947/

Jim Tipton's Find A Grave website has a picture of the grave marker for Tim Holt's father, Jack Holt, at Los Angeles National Cemetery: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5294
The final resting place for Tim Holt is at Memory Lane, Harrah, Oklahoma and the grave marker reads Charles J. Holt, 1st Lt. U. S. Air Force, World War II: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6512496
Tim's wife, Berdee Stephens Holt, passed away on April 25, 2011 and is also interred at Memory Lane, Harrah, Oklahoma: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=69331985

Marti Graham is the OKGenWeb State Coordinator and OKGenWeb Oklahoma County Coordinator and has a page with several obituaries for Tim: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~okoklaho/obit/images/holt-tim.htm

Some biographies on Holt mention that he was nominated for a supporting actor Oscar for his role in the Orson Welles' THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS (1942). That information appears to be incorrect - you can check the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Oscar awards database at: http://awardsdatabase.oscars.org/ampas_awards/BasicSearchInput.jsp

You may want to visit the Golden Boot award webpage on the Old Corral. At the 1992 ceremony, Tim Holt was posthumously awarded a Golden Boot.

In 1991, Tim Holt was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: http://www.nationalcowboymuseum.org/info/awards-hof/Western-Performers.aspx

You can view/download Tim's last film, THE YESTERDAY MACHINE (1963), from the Internet Archive or YouTube:
     Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/TheYesterdayMachine1963
     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB6KXL6jyy4



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