Sgt. Carl Brooks (uncredited)
He had his own western radio series, "The Black Bandit".
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Sonny "Sunset" Carson | Sunset 'Kit' Carson | Michael Harrison
6' 6" (1.98 m)
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[on Roy Barcroft
] One of the greatest you'd ever want to meet. He enjoyed a good laugh and was always telling jokes and pulling tricks on somebody. He enjoyed parties, hanging out with the guys and riding his motorcycle.
When Carson, whose real name was Michael Harrison, signed with Republic Pictures, studio head Herbert J. Yates
thought that his name was too long to fit on theater marquees and would have to be changed. As he looked out his window he saw a used-car lot across the street called "Sunset Motors", and named his new cowboy star "Sunset". The new last name, "Carson", was in honor of legendary ...