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    King of the Texas Rangers (Republic, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Chapter 1 -- "The Fifth Column Strikes."
    Featuring football hero "Slingin'" Sammy Baugh in his only starring role, this was one of Republic Studio's more action-packed serials. Baugh was the quarterback/halfback and punter for the Washington Redskins from 1937-1952 and is considered one of the greatest to ever play the game. Republic knew of his tremendous popularity and saw a chance to profit from it. Baugh was born and raised in Texas, so it wasn't much of a stretch to cast him as a Texas Ranger. Restoration has addressed 1/4" to 1/2" paper loss in the borders with airbrushing and touchup has been applied to slight paper loss at the crossfolds and folds. The posters from this serial remain popular with serial fans and sports fans alike. Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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