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SMITH BALLEW - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 290853

Image of the swing band leader who became a singing cowboy, shown wearing a bandana Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Norman/Smith Ballew/4-6-80". B/w, 8x10. Smith Ballew (1902-1984), born Sykes Ballew, was a popular bandleader and vocalist of the 1920s.

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SMITH BALLEW
Image of the swing band leader who became a singing cowboy, shown wearing a bandana
Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Norman/Smith Ballew/4-6-80". B/w, 8x10. Smith Ballew (1902-1984), born Sykes Ballew, was a popular bandleader and vocalist of the 1920s. Many members of his band went on to become big names of the swing era, including Buddy Berrigan, Jack Teagarden and Glenn Miller (who was Ballew's manager and arranger from 1929 to1934. After dubbing John Wayne's voice for two films (including The Man from Utah), Ballew began appearing on film as a singing cowboy himself. His film credits extended from Palm Springs (1936) to I Killed Geronimo (1950), with an un-credited part in The Red Badge of Courage (1951). Signature beaded but legible. Otherwise, fine condition.

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