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    The Texan (Principal Attractions, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Jay Wilsey, a Missouri-born cowpoke, was yet another young horseman given a catchy name make-over by Poverty Row Producer, Lester F. Scott Jr. Wilsey became "Buffalo Bill Jr," and would entertain rural America for years in hard-ridin', exciting, action-packed Westerns. This dramatic one sheet depicts Wilsey in a "buckboard-leap," a move only attempted by accomplished stuntmen, which he was. In fact, it was Wilsey, not the "star," performing those daring agile feats in many of Charles Starrett's movies. Before restoration there were pinholes in the corners and image, small edge tears with chips, and minor paper loss at the crossfolds. Posters with "Texas" derivative titles continue to be avidly sought, and this is a great one. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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