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The Hollywood Posse: The Story of a Gallant Band of Horsemen Who Made Movie History

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After 1912, when the great cattle empires began to crumble, hundreds of seasoned cowboys found themselves jobless. A handful of discarded horsemen, however, stumbled upon an entirely new frontier-Hollywood. In a rare insiderand#8217;s view, Diana Serra Cary tells the story of these cowboys, who survived for another fifty years as riders, stuntmen, and doubles for the stars. Filled with humorous anecdotes, The Hollywood Posse reveals the full story of the cowboysand#8217; long and bitter feud with autocratic director Cecil B. De Mille; their relationships with the great Western stars-from the flamboyant Tom Mix to the durable John Wayne; and above all, their touching loyalty, code of honor, and devotion to each other.

About the Author

Diana Serra Cary dates her knowledge of Hollywood back to the two-reeler day when she was the famed child star andldquo;Baby Peggy.andrdquo; She is the author of Hollywoodand#39;s Children and, most recently, Whatever Happened to Baby Peggy?

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ISBN:
9780806128351
Author:
Cary, Diana Serra
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Author:
Cary, Diana Serra
Location:
Norman :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Cowboys
Subject:
Western films
Subject:
Cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Western films -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. L356
Publication Date:
19960431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
36 bandw illus.
Pages:
330
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.83 in 0.98 lb

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