Mar. 26, 1949 - Arizona Republic

Actor Gene Autry, Left, Presents a check for $100 to John Kee, center, 17 years old and his brother, Charles, 13 or Pioneertown, Calif., for tracking down one of Autry’s horses which had bolted 24 hours earlier form the set of The Cowboy and the Indian. All efforts to locate the horse, which was wearing a $5,000 saddle and bridle, had failed until the boys trailed him for five hours through the San Bernardino mountains–(AP Photo)