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    The Man Who Played Square (Fox, 1924). One Sheet (28" 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 prove valuable in his movies. Jones also toured with the Ringling Brothers circus before settling in Hollywood where he appeared in Westerns with Tom Mix and William Farnum, eventually landing 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, making this exceptionally attractive one sheet from his movie The Man Who Played Square a true prize. Gorgeous stone litho artwork fills the piece, and only minor flaws can be noted: edge wear with tears at the folds, the upper and lower left corners have been torn off and reattached with tape on the verso, crossfold separation, and chips in the upper left and right corner with tape on the verso. Fine+.


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    March, 2012
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