Back to prior page



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above - Lee Powell puts a necklock on I. Stanford Jolley in PRAIRIE PALS (PRC, 1942), one of the half-dozen oaters in PRC's short-lived Frontier Marshal trio series.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from left to right are Marjorie Manners, Archie Ricks, Ray Jones, Buster Crabbe, unidentified man and woman, Frank Hagney, unidentified woman, I. Stanford Jolley (with the six-shooter), and on the far right is an unidentifed player. Production still from Crabbe's BLAZING FRONTIER (PRC, 1943). Don't be fooled by the badge on Hagney as he and Stan Jolley are the gang leaders in this Billy the Kid yarn.



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above from L-to-R are Forrest Taylor, Hoot Gibson, Bob Baker (wearing the badge), Betty Miles, Kenneth Harlan (at the desk), Ken Maynard and I. Stanford Jolley in WILD HORSE STAMPEDE (Monogram, 1943), the initial entry in the Trail Blazers series.



(From Old Corral collection)

Above - the skeletal villain is about to administer a mind control serum to scientist Chambers (played by Kenne Duncan) in THE CRIMSON GHOST (Republic, 1946) cliffhanger.The voice of the Crimson Ghost belonged to I. Stanford Jolley. Some reports indicate that it was Joe Forte that wore the cape and mask; other reports suggest it was stunt people; and who knows. On the left is henchman Ashe, ably portrayed by Clayton Moore of later LONE RANGER TV show fame.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from L-to-R are Jim Diehl, Smith Ballew and I. Stanford Jolley in a scene from the chapterplay TEX GRANGER (Columbia, 1948).



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above - Whip Wilson has the grip on I. Stanford Jolley in CANYON RAIDERS (Monogram, 1951).



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above from left to right are House Peters Jr., I. Stanford Jolley, Stanley Price, Whip Wilson and Tommy Farrell in Whip's last starring film, WYOMING ROUNDUP (Monogram, 1952).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from left to right are Rand Brooks (back to camera), Lane Bradford, I. Stanford Jolley, James Ellison and Johnny Mack Brown in MAN FROM THE BLACK HILLS (Monogram, 1952). There were only a couple more Monograms before Brown hung up his spurs. And this was one of the final appearances for Ellison before retiring from film work and concentrating on his California home construction and contracting business.



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above are Emily "Peggy" Jolley, Chill Wills, and I. Stanford Jolley in Las Vegas ... must have won some $$$ since all are smiling.



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)


Jolley did have an agent, the Glenn Shaw Agency ... and above and below are several 'advertisements' used by that agency to 'sell' their client in his later years.



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)



(Courtesy of Minard Coons)
I. Stanford Jolley is surprised by the photographer at one of the 1970s film conventions ... visualize him as a younger man with dark hair and dark moustache.

This is the voice of THE CRIMSON GHOST.



  Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has information on I. Stanford Jolley and his son Stan Jolley:

          I. Stanford Jolley: http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0427157/
          Stan Jolley (the son): http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0427164/

The Internet Broadway database has a couple 1920s credits for Jolley as both a performer and stage manager: http://www.ibdb.com/Person/View/47130

Daniel Neyer's "The Files of Jerry Blake" website has a webpage on Jolley doing lots of serials: https://filesofjerryblake.com/serial-villains/i-stanford-jolley/

The Morristown, New Jersey and Morris Township Public Library, and the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center have several great photos of Stan's father, Robert B. Jolley and the R. B. Jolley radio store in Morristown:
Robert B. Jolley, the "Radio Nut", in front of his store in 1924: http://cdm15387.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15387coll4/id/34/rec/6
1931 photo of the R. B. Jolley store front: http://cdm15387.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15387coll4/id/2180/rec/18
Truckload of radios being delivered to the R. B. Jolley store in 1929: http://cdm15387.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15387coll4/id/851/rec/49

The Family Search website (free), Ancestry.com (subscription), California Death Index, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), and the death certificate provide more on Stan Jolley and family:

Stan's wife Emily Mae Jolly passed away on October 18, 2003 at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital:
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ladailynews/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=1498998
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/latimes/obituary.aspx?n=emily-mae-jolley&pid=1498976

Jim Tipton's Find-A-Grave website has a photo of the marker for I. Stanford Jolley who is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills.  Note that the marker shows his birth year as 1900: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5895398
Stan's wife Emily is also interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/54162574/emily-mae-jolley

Son Stan Jolley passed away on June 4, 2011 and the Los Angeles Times newspaper has an obituary: http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-stan-jolley-20120610,0,6194966.story

A Memorial page for Stan's son Stan Jolley is at: http://stanjolley.com/



Back to prior page