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    Adventures of Buffalo Bill (Essanay, 1917). One Sheet (27" X 41"). George Spoor and film's first Cowboy star, 'Bronco Billy' Anderson produced over 1400 films during their ten year run as one of the top film production companies in the world. They used many of the great early stars, Chaplin, Turpin, etc. Though prolific, Essanay posters remain incredibly elusive for the collector. This lot contains one of the finest and rarest we've seen. It's a wonderful portrait of the real Buffalo Bill Cody, here promoting a documentary about his life. Excellent restoration work to repair trimmed borders, a vertical tear in the lower left bottom field, and fold separations with small chips on the fold lines. Great stone lithography pastel gradations and bright color. Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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