William S. Hart statue on the rimrocks above Billings, Range Rider of the Yellowstone.
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The bronze statue of silent movie star William S. Hart and his horse, Paint, was dedicated in July, 1927 - See Range Rider's Vista Embraces Area, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927 and Billings Three-Day Anniversary Fete Is on This Morning, Billings Gazette, July 02, 1927. The Ranger Rider sculpture, created by Charles Cristadoro of San Diego, was originally located east of airport road until being moved to its present location in 1938 - See Tales of the Town, Billings Gazette, January 27, 1938. In the 1930s, sculptor Charles Cristadoro worked on several Hollywood productions and helped make some of the dinosaur figures for the original King Kong movie in 1933. He was hired by Walt Disney Productions as a character model artist and created a model of the figure of Pinocchio from rough sketches. He also did models of Geppetto and Jimminy Cricket - See reference in The Journal of San Diego History, Summer 1989, Volume 35, Number 3.
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- Billings Public Library
- Billings, Montana;
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- Unknown. William S. Hart statue on the rimrocks above Billings, Range Rider of the Yellowstone.. 1938. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll53/id/178. (Accessed July 5, 2020.)
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- Unknown, (1938) William S. Hart statue on the rimrocks above Billings, Range Rider of the Yellowstone.. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll53/id/178
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- Unknown. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll53/id/178>.