Jubilee Trail By Gwen Bristow Ca. Novel Vg, Vera Ralston Movie
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THE JUBILEE TRAIL, VERA RALSTON, 1950 1ST EDITION BOOK,VG
Jubilee Trailis anovelwritten byGwen Bristow, copyrighted in 1950. It follows the adventures of two strong women in the mid-19th century as they travel across theUnited Statesto the then-Mexicanterritory ofCalifornia. The novel is still in print, with forewords included by Nancy E. Turner andSandra Dallas.
The rights to the book were purchased at great expense byRepublic Picturesas a starring vehicle for B movie actress, and former ice skater,Vera Hrubá Ralston, who was married to the head of studio, Herbert Yates.The movie Jubilee Trailwas released in 1954. There is a Ralston signed copy of the book available elsewhere in the store.
A wild-west trader and his New York wife head out for the California by wagon train. The trader is killed enroute, and his wife finds herself with child. She continues on hoping to find a man and a home.