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    Tom Mix Circus Poster (Circus Poster, 1937). Poster (22" X 28"). With the coming of sound to the motion picture, Tom Mix was beginning to see the end of his film career. He had been one of the top Western stars since the early-teens, meaning he had been at it for over twenty-five years. He had toured with the Sells-Floto circus in the early-1930s before starting his brief Universal Studios contract making "B" sound Westerns. When he left the screen he started his own circus and toured with it from 1936 through 1938. This beautiful litho is from those years and the publicity always played up on Mix's popularity with the kids. Here he is shown giving the boy some of the thousands of promotional items that carried his likeness. The poster is folded horizontally in two places and has a playdate snipe pasted to the bottom which measures an additional 20" X 9". Very Fine.

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    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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