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    Rainbow's End (First Division Production, 1935). One Sheet (27"X 41"). It is said that cinema cowboy star Edmund "Hoot" Gibson acquired his unusual nickname because he liked to hunt owls as a boy. Gibson left home and joined the circus at age 13, and later worked as a cowpuncher. By the age of 16, he had become a skilled performer in Wild West rodeo shows and went on to win the title of "World's All-Around Champion Cowboy" in 1912. He got his first big break in John Ford's five-reeler feature film "Action and Sure Fire," and went on to become the cowboy idol of millions of American kids throughout the 1920s and 1930s. This was Gibson's second and last film for low-budget company First Division. The company might have scrimped on production cost but certainly didn't hold back when it came to this gorgeous poster, which features an absolutely stunning stone litho image of Gibson and his horse. The poster has fold line wear, tears, minor border imperfections, and creases. The poster has had professional restoration work, greatly minimizing these defects. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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