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Vintage original 8 x 10 in. US single-weight glossy photograph from the 1920's political corruption-themed western, HOOK AND LADDER, released in 1924 by Universal Pictures and directed by Edward Sedgwick.


The image features a close interior publicity shot of cowboy-turned-fireman Ace Cooper (Hoot Gibson), depicted wearing the hat and jacket of a Los Angeles Fire Department (L.A.F.D.) operator/fireman as he glances off-camera. As indicated near the left border, this photograph was taken by Jack Freulich, the highly-renowned and prolific Hollywood photographer working at Universal during this period. It is in fine- condition.


*"Hook and Ladder is a 1924 American silent Western film directed by Edward Sedgwick and featuring Hoot Gibson."
*(source: Wikipedia)


*"Cowboy Ace Cooper (Hoot Gibson), to avoid arrest, becomes a fireman, falls in love with the chief's daughter, Sally Drennan (Mildred June), and wins her in spite of the efforts of a crooked politician to separate them--efforts which climax in a fire from which Ace saves Sally."
*(source: IMDb)



HOOK AND LADDER (1924) US 8x10 Photograph 01 By Jack Freulich

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