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    King of the Texas Rangers (Republic, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Chapter 1 -- "The Fifth Column Strikes."
    Featuring football hero "Slingin'" Sammy Baugh in his only starring role, this was one of Republic Studio's more action-packed serials. Baugh was the quarterback/halfback and punter for the Washington Redskins from 1937-1952 and is considered one of the greatest to ever play the game. Republic knew of his tremendous popularity and saw a chance to profit from it. Baugh was born and raised in Texas, so it wasn't much of a stretch to cast him as a Texas Ranger. Restoration has addressed 1/4" to 1/2" paper loss in the borders with airbrushing and touch-up has been applied to slight paper loss at the cross folds and folds. The posters from this serial remain popular with serial fans and sports fans alike. Fine on Linen.


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