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More Charlie King in the 1940s.

(From Old Corral collection)

Above - the mustached Bob Steele vs. the mustached Charlie King in AMBUSH TRAIL (PRC, 1946). In the upper right, Steele is cuddlin' with heroine Lorraine Miller.



(From Old Corral collection)

King has the drop on Bob Steele and pretty Lorraine Miller in a still from AMBUSH TRAIL (PRC, 1946), one of Steele's last starring westerns.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above is a lobby card from Bob Steele's THUNDER TOWN (PRC, 1946). From left to right are Edward Howard, Charlie King, Bob Steele and, wearing the suit and playing the brains heavy is Bud Geary. This was released in April, 1946, a month or so after Bud Geary's death in a car accident. Crop/blowup below of the faces.





(From Old Corral collection)

After World War II, King had gotten older and heavier and was often seen in a comedic (buffoon) role.  Above from left to right are Black Jack O'Shea, Lash LaRue, King, Eddie Dean and Emmett Lynn in a lobby card from CARAVAN TRAIL (PRC, 1946), one of Dean's CineColor westerns.



(From Old Corral collection)

Above from left to right are Emmett Lynn, Lash LaRue, Charlie King and Eddie Dean in another lobby card from CARAVAN TRAIL (PRC, 1946).

(Courtesy of Donn & Nancy Moyer)

King as "Sir Edgar Bullard" in the chapterplay, SON OF THE GUARDSMAN (Columbia, 1946).

(Courtesy of Donn & Nancy Moyer)

King as "Kleeg" in the serial, CONGO BILL (Columbia, 1948).


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