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    South of the Rio Grande (Columbia, 1932). One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
    By the time this movie was made, star Buck Jones was at the peak of his career. A leading Western star, he had spent time as a bronco buster with a Wild West show before coming to Hollywood, skills that stood him in good stead on the screen. At one point, it's said, Jones received more fan mail than any other star in the world. Tragically, his life was cut short in 1942 while, during a war bond rally, he perished in a fire at Boston's Coconut Grove nightclub. This rare poster is one of the best in the entire Western genre. Moody and dramatic, it is an exceptional portrait of a great actor. Touchup was applied to the folds, small tears and chips in the borders, a tear in the top border into the "g" of "Fighting," vertical misfolds, and creases in the top purple background. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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