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Saddle Pals & Sidekicks
The Juvenile Helpers

(From Old Corral collection)

Above is Robert B. 'Buzzy' 'Buzz' Henry (1931 - 1971).  Buzzy Henry was a toddler when he started his Hollywood screen career - he was 3+ years old when he appeared in Ken Maynard's WESTERN FRONTIER (Columbia, 1935).  Around 9-10 years of age, he starred in a couple of forgetable films for independent producer Arthur Ziehm, BUZZY RIDES THE RANGE (1940) and BUZZY AND THE PHANTOM PINTO (1941). As a teen, he appeared in B westerns with Autry, Rogers, Charles Starrett, Bill Elliott, Rod Cameron, Eddie Dean, a few others. And he had roles in many TV shows.

In his adult years, he became a stuntman and second unit director and worked on A grade features such as THE WILD BUNCH (1969) and THE COWBOYS (1972).

He was killed in a car/motorcyle crash in 1971, apparently while drag racing.

The California Death Index and Social Security Death Index (SSDI) have records for Robert B. Henry, born 9/4/1931 in Colorado, and he passed away on 9/30/1971.

  Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has information on Buzz Henry:

Death notice for Robert 'Buzz' Henry in the October 1, 1971 Los Angeles Times - he was killed riding his motorcyle in a drag race with a sports car:

Find A Grave reports that Robert 'Buzz' Henry is interred at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, Los Angeles County, California:

(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above is the title lobby card from BUZZY AND THE PHANTOM PINTO (Arthur Ziehm, 1941).

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