Sunday, June 9, 2013

Tom Mix #6 -- June 9, 2013

During Tom Mix's time with the Selig Polyscope Company, they shot some of their westerns in Arizona.  Tom Mix "famous fancy rider and bulldogger," presented "the best program of Western stunts, flat and harness racing, and automobile and motorcycle races ever pulled off in Northern Arizona..." at the First Northern Arizona Fair in Prescott. Tom had won rodeo events at Prescott in 1909. 

"The Selig Polyscope Company stars will present BIG VAUDEVILLE PROGRAM at Elks' Theater..."

The ad is from the 23-October-1913 Saint Johns Herald and Apache News. Be sure to click on the image to see a larger version.

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