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    Tom Mix Circus Poster (Circus Poster, 1937). Poster (41" X 27"). In 1934 Tom Mix, one of the greatest of the screen's Western stars, purchased an interest in the Samuel B. Gill Circus and changed its name to the Tom Mix Circus. He returned to making pictures throughout 1935, then retired from the screen to travel with his circus. With his own circus, Tom toured through America, Canada and Mexico. This beautiful stone litho poster is from a playdate in 1937 at Danville, Illinois. The playdate snipe which is pasted on to the bottom of the poster covers the tag line, "Part of the Two Hundred Acts of Many Nationalities and Many Descriptions." The snipe would easily float off if the poster were restored. The poster has three vertical foldlines in it and has numerous small edge tears and wrinkling. No paper is missing and the poster displays beautifully as is. Fine/Very Fine.

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    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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