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    The Making of Broncho Billy (Essanay, 1913). Flat Folded, Fine/Very Fine. British One Sheet (30" X 40").
    The entirety of the Western genre owes its thanks to Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson, the first ever cowboy movie star. His series of shorts featuring the character had been around since 1910, but The Making of Broncho Billy featured Broncho Billy's origin story as an Easterner that has to learn the gunslinging ways of the West in order to survive the frontier. All in all, Anderson made nearly 150 shorts with his character, becoming a formative part of cinema history. It's Heritage's first time to offer this very rare one, which has such indications of use as slight edge and fold wear, a few tears in the borders, and unobtrusive stains and smudges. There are strips of masking tape along the edges on the verso with some tape stain bleedthrough.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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