The Lone Ranger's Silver Bullet

Description
On each episode of the popular radio and television series The Lone Ranger, the title character miraculously appeared and righted injustices, leaving behind a silver bullet as his mark. This silver bullet was used as a prop by the show's leading man, Clayton Moore.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bullet
Date made
1960-1969
performing artist; user
Moore, Clayton
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.3 cm x 1.3 cm; 1 11/16 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
2000.0111.02
accession number
2000.0111
catalog number
2000.0111.02
subject
Popular Entertainment
Lone Ranger
Actors
Radio and television broadcasting
Television broadcasts
National Treasures exhibit
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
National Treasures exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dawn A. Moore
cited
Moore, Clayton, with Frank Thompson. I Was That Masked Man
Publication title
Treasures of American History online exhibition
Publication author
National Museum of American History
Publication URL
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures

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