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In this case, of course, “originality” came from Anderson himself as a “picture personality”: his embodiment onscreen was necessary for “Broncho Billy” to exist and to circulate as a recurring ﬁctional character to admire and even emulate. At the same time, however, as a serial ﬁgure, “Broncho Billy” was not unlike Buffalo Bill, Deadwood Dick, Jesse James, Young Wild West, and others on whom G. M. ANDERSON 29 earlier dime novel series had been constructed. The name functioned much like a brand that could guarantee repeated spectatorial satisfaction.
That same month the Scripps-McRae newspaper chain proclaimed that its “moving picture expert,” Gertrude Price, would be entertaining readers with stories about the “MOVING PICTURE FOLKS ” because “‘the movies’ [were] the biggest, most popular amusement in the world” (“The Movies,” Des Moines News, 11 November 1912, 2). These stories soon turned into a syndicated series of “personality sketches” (illustrated with line drawings) that could appear up to several times a week, not only in Scripps-McRae newspapers located in the Midwest but also in many others that subscribed to the United Press Association.
6. “Chats with the Players” ﬁrst appeared in Motion Picture Story Magazine in February 1912 (135–38). 7. —Heroine of the Movies” (Des Moines News, 17 November 1912, 7). 8. A similar boast can be found in a wide range of daily newspapers: Gaiety ad, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (2 June 1912, 9); Royal ad, Mansﬁeld News (13 July 1912, 16); “Among the Theatres,” Charleroi Mail (10 August 1912, 3); Colonial ad, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (25 August 1912, 8); and Ada Evening News (4 December 1912, 3).