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A Memory of Boston

Our Cowboy Hero came to Boston, and was being entertained by the Mayor at the Assembly Rooms. A large crowd of teenagers gathered outside to catch sight of him. Finally when he came out with his lovely wife, wearing a large Stetson on his head. The first thing he said, was, "I'm Hopolong!, and this is my wife Tripalong". He thanked the children for watching his films.

A memory shared by Bob Marriott , on Dec 7th, 2010.

Comments & feedback

Sat Aug 29th 2015, at 8:01 am

briangolland commented:

as a young man I was working on the balcony of the assembly rooms working for ron diggins who provided the p.a, system.I remember hopalong throwing pennies to the children below and calling them his chickens

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