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The Crimson Skull (1921)

The Crimson Skull (1921)

The Crimson Skull, a 1921 "race movie" with an all-black cast, featured the rodeo star Bill Pickett, who died 10 years later after being kicked in the head by a horse, as well as Steve Reynolds (pictured), the "one-legged marvel." Click here for the entire colorful movie poster.



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