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    Description

    The Bull-Dogger (Norman, 1921).
    Three sheet, linen-backed poster
    43" x 78.5"
    Jacksonville; [1921]

    A silent western starring Bill Pickett, Bennie Turpin, Steve Reynolds, and Anita Bush. The film was inspired by Pickett's career as a master Rodeo Bull-Dogger. Pickett is acknowledged as the originator of the bulldogging technique, which is wrestling a steer to the ground by grabbing its horn, a talent that earned him a National Championship award. He was inducted into the National Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1972. The film only survives in fragments today.

    Condition: Minor wear at edges, with light soiling and flattened folds. Else very good.


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    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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