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Charles "Black Bart" E. Boles (1829-1888) was an outlaw of the American west, best known for his, "Gentleman bandit" persona used when robbing stage-coaches. Black Bart used to be a live-performed character in Disneyland's Frontierland,

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Charles E. Boles AKA Black Bart was a, "Gentleman criminal" outlaw of the Wild West, often seen with a black ace playing-card tucked into his top-hat. He was known for fighting Sheriff Lucky, and attempting to rob the Golden Horseshoe Saloon only to be stopped by Pecos Bill.

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Frontierland[]

Black Bart used to appear in Disneyland's Frontierland, getting into fights with Sheriff Lucky and Pecos Bill.

Last Chance Café[]

A wanted poster for the historic Boles is hanging in this Disneyland Paris café.[1]

Trivia[]

  • In the queue for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in Disneyland, there is a black Ace of Clubs pinned to the back of the sign with bullet-holes around it. This might be a tribute to Black Bart, though Bart's playing card appeared to have been an Ace of Spades.

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