DESCRIPTION: Handsome, original 1950 8″ x 10″ Dixie Ice Cream premium of popular screen western star, REX ALLEN. Dixie premiums were issued until 1953 and featured a full color litho portrait of movie stars, sports figures or screen cowboy heroes on one side and a brief biography on the reverse side, along with photos or a list of the star’s latest films. This one features a portrait montage of “The Arizona Cowboy” and lists his upcoming films as THE ARIZONA COWBY, HILLS OF OKLAHOMA, REDWOOD FOREST TRAIL and UNDER MEXICALI STARS. This is the first Rex Allen Dixie Premium. Dixie premiums could only be obtained by an exchanging a folder of 12-14 (the number varied) circular Dixie Ice Cream lids (with a celebrity photo on one side) for one of these beautiful portraits.
CONDITION: Superb VERY FINE condition with faint edge and border wear. Light paper yellowing and smudging on the back side. Rich, vibrant color. Round binder holes. A beautiful addition to any Dixie Premium collection!!