Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

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Runtime: 93 minutes
Color: Color

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Directors: Norman Foster
Writers: Thomas W. Blackburn
Cast: Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, Hans Conried, William Bakewell, Kenneth Tobey, Pat Hogan, Helene Stanley, Nick Cravat, Don Megowan, Mike Mazurki, Jeff Thompson, Henry Joyner, Campbell Brown


Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and partake in the last stand at the Alamo.

Fun Fact: The most successful early example of merchandise licensing the sale of various types of Crockett paraphernalia, including coonskin caps and bubble gum cards.

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