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(From Old Corral image collection)

Above from L-to-R are Frank Yaconelli, Ken Maynard and Charlie King in a scene from Maynard's THE STRAWBERRY ROAN (Universal, 1933).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from L-to-R are Frank Yaconelli, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Marion Shilling and Wally Wales (Hal Taliaferro) in GUN PLAY (Beacon, 1935) (alternate title: LUCKY BOOTS). While Big Boy is most often recalled for his comedic or oafish roles, often as an assistant to the hero, he was the lead in this oater - and five others - in the mid 1930s. Click HERE for the title lobby card from GUN PLAY, and check the (mis)spelling on Frank's last name.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above top from L-to-R are Frank Yaconelli, Jack Randall and Nelson McDowell getting ready to surprise Bud Osborne (with the Winchester) and Robert Walker in a scene from PIONEER DAYS (Monogram, 1940).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from L-to-R are Jack Randall, Tex Palmer and Frank Yaconelli in a crop from a lobby card from Randall's THE CHEYENNE KID (Monogram, 1940).



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above from L-to-R are Betty Miles, Tom Keene, moppet Sugar Dawn and Frank Yaconelli in a photo of a lobby card from LONE STAR LAW MEN (Monogram, 1941).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)


Above from L-to-R are Tom Seidel, Nick Moro, youngster Sugar Dawn, Frank Yaconelli, Tom Keene, Hope Blackwood and Steve Clark in a lobby card from ARIZONA ROUNDUP (Monogram, 1942). Pretty Hope Blackwood was a rodeo performer and this was her solo film appearance.

On the left is a blowup from that lobby card showing Frank and his pal Nick Moro.



(Courtesy of the Yaconelli Family)

Above are Frank and Gilbert Roland.  They did three Cisco Kid films together at Monogram Pictures: SOUTH OF MONTEREY (1946), BEAUTY AND THE BANDIT (1946) and RIDING THE CALIFORNIA TRAIL (1947).



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