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    The Cowboy Musketeer (Robertson-Cole Pictures Corp., 1925). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Little FBO Studio happened upon the idea of casting child actors in their westerns. They reasoned that kids enjoy watching other kids have adventures, especially when they were with screen heroes such as Tom Tyler. The combination of Tyler and little Frankie Darro worked to perfection, and the studio continued to cast the two together throughout the mid-1920s. Few of these posters have survived and this is a particularly nice example. This poster has fold line wear with a small amount of paper loss at the fold line intersections; and there are two areas of paper loss on the upper border that extends down into the top portion of the graphics and one smaller area of paper loss on the bottom border that extends into the graphics. There is one area of paper loss on the lady's skirt, small border chips and tears. The poster has been professionally restored, greatly minimizing these defects. This wonderful stone litho features a terrific image of this FBO dynamic western duo. Fine- on Linen.

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    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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