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    The Man Who Played Square (Fox, 1924). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Buck Jones was one of the biggest B Western stars in the early days of Hollywood. Raised on a ranch in Oklahoma, Jones was an accomplished roper and rider - skills that would hold him in good stead in his movies - who also toured with the Ringling Brothers circus before settling in Hollywood. He appeared in Westerns with Tom Mix and William Farnum, but soon was cast in leading roles. Jones passed away in 1942, after being trapped in a fire at the Coconut Grove nightclub, a stop on a tour to sell war bonds. He remains a popular star to legions of Western fans. This attractive stone litho poster had a long vertical tear in the right border, fold wear, and chip in the borders, but all these minor flaws have been thoroughly addressed by expert professional restoration. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Estimate: $1,200 - up.

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