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    Taming the West (Universal, 1925). Swedish One Sheet (28" X 39").
    Top Western star Hoot Gibson plays a young city slicker from the East with a fondness for fast cars and jazz music, sent out West by his father to hopefully learn some form of responsibility. A sixteen-year-old Marceline Day plays the part Gibson's star-crossed sweetheart, Day's first ever starring role in a feature length film. By all accounts from contemporary reviews, this fast-paced Western was an absolute thrill for theater audiences with its racing automobiles and Gibson's skillful trick riding. Unfortunately, the film is now thought to be lost, leaving only a few rare posters behind. Heritage is pleased to offer this vibrant Swedish one sheet for the first time, a great piece with a dynamic image. It shows edge wear, light fold wear, border tears, and a few small chips in the borders. There is a light bit of writing in the lower right corner. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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