At various times he was under contract with the Selig Polyscope Company, Fox Film Corporation, Film … The book would certainly be a must have for any Tom Mix or Cord enthusiasts. I bought this book as a birthday present for my 94 year old Father. Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2017. To learn more, visit the Tom Mix Museum website at tommixmuseum.com. Well documented at every stage, this book offers a look at Tom Mix s unique history in the film industry, circus, and his love affair with a 1937 Super Charged Cord that has won nearly thirty awards. Use of drones over Oklahoma Historical Society property is not permitted without written approval of the facility director. Tom Mix's Cord lives again! The 1920’s was the golden age of heroes that included, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Red Grange, Gertrude Erdle and Charles Lindbergh but the most famous of them all was Tom Mix. Please try again. Tom Mix’s movie career spanned twenty-six years from 1909–35. He hasn't put it down. Reviewed in the United States on December 3, 2016. Unable to add item to List. Well documented at every stage, this book offers a look at Tom Mixs unique history in the film industry, circus, and his love affair with a 1937 Super Charged Cord that has won nearly thirty awards. In all he made 336 feature films, produced 88, wrote 71, and directed 117. Some of the stories were created as publicity for the studios, others Tom Mix spread himself, and from there the stories multiplied until the truth became hard to find. Just a couple hundred yards south is the wash where Tom Mix met his fate, and which now bears his name. Tom Mix was born in Mix Run, PA on January 6, 1880.Early western cowboy movie actor who became Hollywood’s primary Western icon. He is the former CEO and owner of Garvey International, Inc. and White International, Inc. Reviewed in the United States on September 17, 2020. Misinformation and lore seem to abound about Tom Mix. His car was so cool looking. Biography. Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. I was surprised to find that the pictures were accompanied by an interesting and well written story. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Tom enlisted in the Army on April 26, 1898, giving his occupation as laborer and his birthplace as Driftwood, Pennsylvania, a small village about 5 miles from Mix Run. Mix was a superb athlete and kept himself in good physical condition. Tom Mix died in 1940, in a car accident on a highway between Tucson and Florence, Arizona. As the caretaker of this automobile Bob has ensured that it will be properly preserved for future generations. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Toutefois, lors d'une permission en 1902, il se marie avec Grace Allin. He reportedly could knock a button off of a shirt with a rifle shot, and jump a horse into a railroad box car. Mix began his film career as a supporting cast member with the Selig Polyscope Company. Tom Mix car at the Lone Pine Film Museum. Tom and his horse Tony performed their own stunts. The tale of restoring this extraordinary work of art, Mix's 1937 Cord model 812 is fascinating. World renowned western film star Tom Mix died tragically on an Arizona highway. He was Peter Cushing's childhood hero. He gave his name as Thomas E. Mix and his height as 5'8". Tom Mix was born on January 6, 1880, in Mix Run, Pennsylvania, to Edwin and Elizabeth Mix. Tom Mix’s movie career spanned twenty-six years from 1909–35.