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    Under Western Stars (Republic, 1938). Insert (14" X 36").
    Originally designed as a vehicle for Gene Autry, Roy Rogers got his first starring role in Under Western Skies when Autry went on strike against Republic Pictures. Rogers is elected to Congress with a pledge to bring water to the folks back home who are suffering through a devastating drought. Facing resistance from his fellow Congressmen, Rogers organizes an inspection trip then arranges for the visitors to get stranded without water to drive his point home. That done, Rogers makes a heroic ride to stop the wagon of dynamite with which the townspeople are going to blow up the dam. This insert has small chips and tears on the right side, a chip in the left border, and a tape lift at the center of the lower fold, but is clean and bright and displays well. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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