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    A Regular Scout (FBO, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Popular silent Western star Fred Thomson and new sidekick Billy Butts team up in this suspenseful FBO oater. Butts, a six-year-old boy actor who could ride with the best of them, plays an orphan that Thomson rescues from being trampled to death by a runaway horse. The cowboy soon becomes so attached to the spirited lad that he "kidnaps" him from the orphanage. Butts went on to star opposite Fox cowboy Rex Bell and later replaced Jackie Morgan in the popular "Gumps" two-reelers but his appeal waned prematurely, and he retired from films at age 17. This very rare stone litho one sheet features a stoic image of Thomson in lovely color, and will be an excellent addition to any collection. Minor signs of handling include a stain in the right border, a tear in the right image area, crossfold separation, and light fold wear. Fine+.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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