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Dave Martin and Walter Haught haul Leo the Lion out of Hellsgate Wilderness.

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The Story of Payson, Arizona

Chapter 29: Hollywood comes to Payson

Although Hollywood film crews had filmed Zane Grey stories on location around Payson in the early 1920s, the year 1927 brought a new rush of Hollywood excitement with the arrival of the MGM mascot, Leo the Lion.


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