The Outlaw

The back of this publicity still reads

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Jack Buetel as Billy, the outlaw, in Howard Hughes’ production, “The Outlaw,” soon to be released by RKO Radio.  Also co-starring are Jane Russell, Thomas Mitchell and Walter Huston.

The film had brief San Francisco screenings in 1943 and 1946, a New York screening on Sep 1, 1947, and a wide release on Sep 12, 1947

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Jane Russell in an original publicity still for The Outlaw (1943).

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Jack Buetel and Walter Huston in a 1950 re-release publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)

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publicity still of unknown origin for The Outlaw (1943)

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screen newcomers Jane Russell and Jack Buetel in a publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)

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Walter Huston as Doc Holliday in a publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)

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lobby card for 1946 release of The Outlaw (1943)

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foreign lobby card for The Outlaw (1943)

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Jack Buetel as Billy the Kid in an original publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)

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1946 re-release lobby card for The Outlaw (1943)

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screencap from The Outlaw (1943)

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screencap from The Outlaw (1943)

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Thomas Mitchell and Walter Huston in a screencap from The Outlaw (1943)

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Jack Buetel as Billy the Kid in a screencap from The Outlaw (1943).  The film is listed here because Howard Hawks began work on the film in 1941.  He left after three weeks to direct Sergeant York, leaving producer Howard Hughes to direct the film himself.  It is doubtful if any of the scenes Hawks directed are in Hughes’ final cut.

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Jack Buetel and Walter Huston in a 1950 re-release publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)